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Here is a summary of coming public sporting events and recreational activities in the Mountain West. If you have an item of public interest, contact the Deseret News sports department at 237-2161 or mail information to Sports Recreation Editor, 30 E. 100 South, Salt Lake City, Utah, 84110.


Taken from The Utah Runner and Cyclist guide, P.O. Box 8344, Salt Lake City, UT 84108.

SATURDAY, May 11, Utah Museaum of natural history 5K Fun Run and Din Dash from the President's Circle U of U. $12 pre reg. $15 race day. 581-6928.

SATURDAY, May 11, Annual Run for Kids. West parking lot of State Capitol. Benefits Autistic Children and Valley Mental Health. 581-0194.

SATURDAY, May 11, Pioneer Valley Hospital Cardiac Classic 5K/Fun run starts at the north parking lot of the hospital. $10 pre-reg adn $12 on race day. 964-3109.

SATURADY, May 11, Golden Spike Clean Air Challenge 1/2 Marathon and 10K. Benefits American Lung Assoc. $15. Starts Brigham City Court House. 723-3272. 1-800-616-3272.

SATURDAY, May 11, Wheeler Farm Country Mile 5K. $12 pre reg, $15 day of race. 264-2241.

SATURDAY, May 11, Annual Antelope Island Marathon. On improved gravel road, limited to first 200 runners. $35. Starts at the Antelope Island Beach

. 394-1689.

FRIDAY, May 17, Habitat for Humanity 5K at Sugarhouse Park 6 p.m. adult 5K children's 1 mile. $13 pre reg; $15 race day.

FRIDAY, May 17, Wheeler Farm 5K & Country Mile 1 mile kids and 5K open. 264-2241.

SATURDAY, May 18, Cache Valley Biathlon in Logan. 20 mile bike, 5 mile run single, mixed, mixed teams. 753-0084.

SATURDAY, May 18, 11th Annual Alta Canyon Sports Triathlon. 800 meter swim, 18.8 mile cycle ride and a 5K run.

SATURDAY, May 18, Dan's Healthy Heart 5K Classic at Dan's Olympus Hills Shopping Center. $12 pre-reg, $15 race day.

SATURDAY, May 18, Independent Living Center Run and Roll 5K, Tina Hensley. 466-5565.

SATURDAY, May 18, Mistery Mountain Run at Memory Grove. 10 miles and 5K, $13 pre-reg., day of $15. 583-6281.

SUNDAY, May 19, Park Cafe 5K Spring Run Off. $13 pre-reg. 328-0829.

SATURDAY, May 25, Layton's Salute to Utah's Centennial 5K. $12 pre-reg, $14 day of race.

SATURDAY, May 25, The South City Triathlon #1 and three-mile run at the South Valley Pool in Riverton. 5K run; 10 mile bike ride; 250 meter swim. $22 pre-reg., $25 after. $75 day-of-race. 467-4203.


RATING CLINIC, May 19 NTRP Rating Clinic. $5 adults 18 & older. 268-0505.

TOURNAMENT, May 22-27. American grill Memorial at Cottonwood Country Club. Men, women, mixed. 268-0505.

CLASSES. Alta Canyon Sports is holding children's classes for all levels. On May, 11 they will host a FREE starter lesson for new and former players.


UMPIRES NEEDED - Utah State Umpires are looking for people interested in umpiring youth baseball. They will train for the `fun' part-time job. Call Lindsay at 965-8802.


JR. JAZZ. The East Millcreek Recreation Center (272-2243), The Salt Lake County Northwest recreation center (596-0072), and Copperview Community Center (561-0075) are now taking applications for the winter Jr. Jazz basketball program. Fee is $45 per player and includes games, Jazz player appearance, jersey, team photo and awards. Games will be played on Saturdays.

SPRING LEAGES - The SL County Parks and Recreation is now taking applications for the upcoming Spring basketball leagues. Teams for men's, industrial and 40/50 plus leagues. Play starts March 18. 468-2560.


Mid-Valley Soccer League 9. Players for boys and girls mixed teams register at Taylorsville Park Bowery, 4851 So. Redwood Rd. $50. May 11 & 18 for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 966-7209.

Salt Lake County Northwest recreation center is taking applications for a youth indoor league. Fee is $10 per player.

Clearfield Parks and Rec. is accepting registration for Women's 30 and over Soccer. A rec league Mon. and Wed. evenings, competition Tue. and Thus. 774-7270. Clearfield will also offer Coed leagues on Fri. evenings. 774-7270.

Kearns Youth League. Girls and boys mixed, $55. 659-0105.

South Davis Soccer Association is opening registration for a league at Elementary Schools May 7 and 8. Call 298-4625.


BEEHIVE CLASSIC - National Softball Association hosts a men's class E tournament, Saturday, May 18 at Sunnyside Park, SLC. $160 by May 15. 374-5683.

REGISTRATION - SL County Parks and Rec. is taking applications for the up-coming summer softball. Seeking men's women's and coed teams. 468-2560. Play starts April 22.

SIGNUP - Riverton is holding registration for its men's adult softball league, which begins play in mid-April. Deadline is March 29. 254-0704.

Other events

ADAPTED RECREATION. Salt Lake County Parks & Rec is offering recreation and leisure activities for individuals with physical and/or mental disabilities. 466-2299.

ADAPTED T-BALL. A learn to play program with empasis on rules and basic skills, fun and fair play. Ages 5-18 with mild to moderate mental and/or physical disabilities. Saturday mornings through May 18. $25. 561-0075.

BOXING. The Cinco De Mayo State Junior Olympics Boxing Invitational. Friday, May 3, at 7 p.m. $4. 12 anticipated bouts.

CAR SHOWS. Associated Wheels of Utah, meets the 2nd Monday of each month at Round Table Pizza on 54th South and Redwood Road to plan the Annual Charity Car Show. Proceeds go to help individuals with mental retardation. All are invited to attend, club member or not. 364-5060.

MARTIAL ARTS. Learn Kenpo Karate from Master Casey Clayton every Tuesday and Thursday from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at 974 E. 2100 So. Starts Feb. 8. Call 485-6771.

SHOOTING. The Salt Lake Practical Shooting Association will hold monthly matches and practice sessions. Monthly matches will be held at 9 a.m. on the third Saturday of each month at the Hendricksen PMAA range at the East Canyon exit of I-80 in Parleys Canyon. Call 580-7836 or 942-8573.

RACQUETBALL. Cottonwood Heights adult league. Evenings Mondays and Thursdays 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. $10 for club memebers, $25 for non-members. Starts every 6 weeks. 943-9673.

JR. RACQUETBALL. Drop in leagues are scheduled at Alta Canyon Sports form 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.

REI. Tuesday, May 7, Dave Fulghum will cover wildlife photography basics and showcasing Penguin Studios slideshow. Tuesday, May 21 Paul Coulam gives a clinic on canoe camping. Tuesday, May 28, Randy Gregg REI's master bike tech. will conduct this two-hour class for four consecutive Tuesdays. Unlike other classes there will be a $25 fee and is limited to 8 people. All REI clinics are free of charge and begin at 7 p.m. at REI (3285 E. 3300 South). Call 486-2100. REI/Sports guide photo contest. The last deadline is April 1. Looking for photos with muscle-powered action sports. Rules and guidelines available at REI.

SELF DEFENSE. May, 11 Alta Canyon Sports begins its Women's Self Defense Clinic. 942-2582.

S`PLORE. S'PLORE is taking reservations for and seeking volunteers to help with white water rafting program for individuals with disabilites and special needs. Volunteers must attend an oreintation meeting on Wednesday, April 3. 484-4128.

SCUBA classes in Alta Canyons 50 meter outdoor pool, begins May 7-23.

TRACK. Registration is being taken at the Northwest Rec Center for youth track and field. Cost is $35 per person. For information call 596-0072.

WEIGHT TRAINING. Alta Canyon Sports is offering Teen Weight Training Workouts Tuesdays and Thursdays 4-6 p.m., and on Saturday 10-11 a.m. Coaching provided. Fee is $1.50 for area residents, $2.50 for others. 942-2582. . . . They also are sponsoring a weight resistance and circuit training class that targets all four components of fitness: strength muscular endurance, cardiovascular endurance and flexibility.

TOANA VISTA CASINO OPEN. 36-hole, 4-ball championship. April 18-19. Taking entries. 1-800-852-4330.




All Month - Fremont Indian Art Show, in the park visitor center. Call Dee Hardy at 527-4631.

All Month - Fremont Indian School group tours of the park and museum. Matt Sheridan at 527-4631.

18 - Historic Rail Trail. "Kid's Ride on the Rail Trail" will take bicyclists along the park's new Phoston loop trail, to Jordanelle State Park. The ride begins at the park's Prospector trailhead. Call Harry Reed at 649-9084.

18- 9 - Antelope Island. The historic Fielding Garr ranch house will be open for public tours, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. each day. Regular park entrance fee charged. Call 773-2941.

22-23 - Wasatch Mountain. Wasatch Open Golf Tournament. Open to the public. Call 654-0532 or 266-0268.

22-26 - Great Salt Lake Sailboat races and parties will all be part of the park's Sailing Festival and Race Week. Call Clint Baty at 250-1822.

25-27 - Fort Buenaventura American Indian Pow-Wow. Call 621-4808 or 392-5581.

25 - Bear Lake Marina Bear Lake Yacht Club sponsoring a social and race. Call George Preston at 752-3551.

26 - Camp Floyd Stagecoach Inn Memorial Day observance. This musical and verbal tribute to the deceased military veterans of Utah and the United States will begin at 1 p.m. Free admittance. Co-sponsored by Kearns American Legion POST 132. Call 254-9036.

27 - Utah Lake Channel Catfish Clinic. Regular park entrance fee is charged.

27 - Veterans Memorial Memorial Day observance. This musical and verbal tribute to the deceased military veterans of Utah and the United States will begin at 2 p.m. Free admittance. Co-sponsored by the United Veterans Council/Utah Military and Veteran Affairs Committee. Call 254-9036.

27 - Antelope Island Beach Volleyball Tournament, at the park's Bridger Bay beach. Regular park fee charged for spectators, participant fees charged to play. Call 773-2941.


All Month - Fremont Indian (Sevier County) Art Show, in the park visitor center. Dee Hardy at 527-4631 .

Fridays and Saturdays - Iron Mission (Cedar City). Craftspeople will share their pioneer skills and Saturdays ideas at the park's Artist In Residency series. 586-9290.

1 - 8 - Statewide Utah Trails Week. For information about trails events held throughout the state and the Utah Trails Week Event call 538-7361.

1 - Nationwide National Trails Day. For information on National Tails Day events. 538-7361.

1 - Historic Union Pacific Rail Trail (Summit County). "National Trails Day On the Rail Trail" event. A flora and fauna tour of Alexander's Canyon conducted by Park City Parks, Recreation & Beautification. A $6 lunch will be available at the Blue Sage in Wanship. A two day ride for equestrians on the park's rail trail will begin June 1. George Hull at 649-0395 or Carlisle Knight at 563-9252.

2 - 28 - Iron Mission (Cedar City). A statewide wagon ride will begin in Logan June 2 and end at the park June 28. Festivals will be held at various sites along the 446 mile trek. Contact the Utah Centennial Commission at 1-800- 882-4710.

8 - Statewide FREE STATE PARKS DAY. Visitors can visit any of Utah's 45 state parks during the day, for free. Regular camping and golfing fees will still be charged. Held in conjunction with Free Fishing Day.

8 - Fremont Indian Children's Workshop. 10 a.m. to noon and repeated at 2 - 4 p.m. $5.00 for two workshops. Workshops available include - Gold panning, rock art study and making, pottery making, beading and claw necklaces, leather crafts, making willow whistles, stone tools and flint napping.

8 - Utah Lake (Provo), White Bass and Panfish seminar. 7:00 p.m. at the Utah Lake Visitor Center.

8 - Escalante. Wide Hollow Fishing Derby. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Prizes for biggest and smallest fish, casting competition also. Held in conjunction with "Free State Park Day" and "Free Fishing Day."

8 - Fremont Indian. The park's Utah Centennial projects, a pioneer homestead and a hiking/biking trail, will be dedicated. Dedication events run from 1 - 5 p.m. and include tours of the homestead, pioneer games, a pioneer dutch oven dinner and old time storytelling. Matt Sheridan or Pete Weimer at 527-4631 .