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Running

Taken from The Utah Runner and Cyclist guide, P.O. Box 8344, Salt Lake City, UT 84108.TRIATHLON. Wild Bill Hickman Tri-Biathlon, Oct. 11, 10 a.m. at Tooele. $25 registration. P.O. Box 58344, SLC, UT 84158. 467-4203.

5K. Bennion 5K Rehab Run is Oct. 11, at 8:30 a.m. Bennion Heritage Care Center. 6246 Redwood Road. $17 registration. 967-5268.

HALF-MARATHON. Indian Summer Half-Marathon, 5-mile run in Cortez, Colo. Oct. 11, 9 a.m. $15 entry fee. 970-565-3414, 970-565-8856.

Cycling

MOAB BIKE PATROL. The Moab bike patrol is implementing its trail marking and maintenance program for 1997. The project is open to anybody who wants to help, generally on the second Saturday of each month, in maintaining some of the world's great bike trails. Grand County Search and Rescue has reported fewer rescue incidents as a result of past trail-marking and maintenance projects. Dates are as follows: Oct. 11, Porcupine Ruin; Nov. 8, Pritchett/Back of Behind; Dec. 13, Poison Spider. Contact Moab Bike Patrol 259-3932 or Moab BLM office 259-6111.

Softball

COACH NEEDED. Viewmont High is looking for an assistant softball coach. Call Eric Burt at 299-2065 for information.

TRYOUTS. The Sting, girls 14-under fastpitch team has selected openings for fall and spring play. 292-0319, 451-5853.

Tennis

TOURNEY. Sandy City presents the Last Chance doubles tournament. Oct. 7-11. Registration $16-$18 per team. 568-2900.

Baseball

EXTRAVAGANZA. Rocky Mountain School of Baseball is holding its Fall Baseball Extravaganza in St. George. Oct. 24-26. Five age groups from 9-18. All teams guaranteed four games. 753-5662, 1-800-ROCK-BBU.

Soccer

KIDS INDOOR. Salt Lake County Parks & Rec. is running kids indoor soccer programs at the Marv Jensen Rec. Center. 10300 Redwood Road. Play begins Oct. 18. 253-4404.

Basketball

SHOOTOUT. Future Stars basketball shootout, Oct. 10-11 at Salt Lake Community College. Future Stars is a basketball skills evaluation and scouting organization for boys and girls in grades 8-12. 1-800-659-9522 or 801-957-4956.

GIRLS HOOPS. Ogden city girls AAU is taking registration for a clinic Oct. 9-11. Ages 8-12. Registration $30. 629-8349, 629-8347.

JR. JAZZ. West Valley City boys and girls can register for Jr. Jazz leagues. Games begin in December. Grades 1-12 can register, $50. 973-6923, 967-4404, 250-2194, 963-3297.

Other events

NFL FILMS. Phil Tuckett, producer for NFL Films, will present "Before They Were Pros" at the Bonneville Knife and Fork Club. Oct. 8, 7 p.m. 467-6263.

AEROBICS. The Jewish Community Center is offering aerobic classes at the old Fort Douglas Country Club. 9 a.m. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday; noon Monday and Friday. 10 class passes are $30, $40 and $50. 583-4000.

SKI CLASS. The Jewish Community Center will hold ski conditioning classes Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m. at the old Fort Douglas Country Club. $30, $40, $50. 583-4000.

ROCK CLIMBING. The Wasatch Front Rock Gym is holding a free climb Oct. 10-12, at 427 West 9160 South. 45-foot high walls, 7,000-plus holds, 4,000 feet of climbing. Open hours are 11-11 Friday, 11 a.m. to midnight Saturday.

HIGH UINTAS. The Patagonia Outlet, 3267 Highland Drive, presents a slideshow by Dick Carter on the High Uintas. Oct. 14, 7 p.m. 466-2226.

LECTURE SERIES. Terra Firma, a U. of U. student group, sponsors a weekly lecture series on Utah environmental issues, each Wednesday at noon in 202 of Orson Spencer Hall.

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

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.

ANTELOPE ISLAND. Voices from the Trail: Pioneer Experiences 1846-1868 will be presented on Saturday at the Fielding Garr Ranch on Antelope Island. At 2 p.m. Carol Cornwall Madsen will present "Voices from the Trail," and at 4 p.m. Max Godfrey will demonstrate rawhide braiding. On Saturday and Sunday there will be wagon rides and candlemaking demonstrations. The ranch will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Park fee is $6 per vehicle, $2.50 for bicyclists and walk-ins. 773-2941.

REI CLINICS

REI clinics are held at the Orem and Salt Lake City stores. The free clinics are at the Orem store, 322 West 1300 South or the Salt Lake Store, 3285 East 3300 South, unless otherwise noted. 222-9500 in Orem, 486-2100 in Salt Lake.

RESCUE DOGS. Oct. 7, 7 p.m. in Salt Lake City. Rocky Mountain Rescue Dogs presents special training for your dogs. Call the Salt Lake store to see if your dog has what it takes.

BIKE MAINTENANCE. Oct. 8, 7 p.m. in Orem. Preventative winter maintenance to help winterize your bikes.

SKI FITNESS. Oct. 14, 7 p.m. in Salt Lake City. Ron and Shannon Kipp of U.S. Ski Team present fitness and training techniques.