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Running

50K SERIES. Feb. 14, at 10 a.m. at the Utah Air National Guard, Building #23. 10K race is in a series of Salt Lake Track Club races. 521-1907 or 583-7927. SLTC Hotline: 463-7503.

FIVE POINT 8K. Feb. 16, at 9 a.m. at Bountiful's Five Points Mall. USATF certified race. Registration $15 adults, $10 adults. 292-7774.

WANTED. A running club is forming in the Bountiful area. Joggers and runners are encouraged to join for clinics, training, race planning and fun. Call Dale at 292-2100 or Dennis 292-7774.

50K SERIES. Feb. 28, at 9 a.m. at the Utah Air National Guard, Building #23. 15K race is in a series of Salt Lake Track Club races. 521-1907 or 583-7927. SLTC Hotline: 463-7503.

Skiing

BRYCE CANYON WINTER FESTIVAL. Feb. 14-16 at Ruby's Inn, Bryce, Utah. Snow Sculpture, Photography, Ski Tours, Snowshoe tours and more. For full details, call 1-800-468-8660.

TUNA/Blue Cross/Blue Shield Cross Country Ski Race Schedule. For more up-to-date information, call The Utah Nordic Alliance hotline 461-9000 or check the World Wide Web at www.cs.utah.edu/

hanscom/crosscountryskiracing.html.

Feb. 14, 10 a.m. at Sundance Nordic Center. Sundance Challenge X-Country Ski Race. 5-8K. $8-10 registration. 223-4170.

Feb. 15, 11 a.m. at Ruby's Inn, Bryce Canyon National Park. Bryce Canyon Winter Festival Ski/Archery Race. 2-6K, $10 registration. 800-468-8660.

Feb. 16, 9:30 a.m. at Ruby's Inn, Bryce Canyon National Park. 2K kids, 10K adults. $10 registration includes T-shirt. 800-468-8660.

Feb. 21, 10 a.m. at Sundance Nordic Center. 5K novice, 10K others. $8-10 registration. 223-4170.

Feb. 24, 4:30 p.m. at Mountain Dell. Wild Rose Tuesday Fun 5K Race. $2 registration. 533-8671.

Feb. 28, 10 a.m. at Solitude Nordic Center. 5K novice, 10K others. $8-10 registration, includes lunch. 272-7613.

Mar. 1, 10 a.m. at White Pine Touring Center, Park City. White Pine/TUNA Ski Relay. 3x5K. $5-7 registration. 649-8701, 521-2135.

Softball

LEAGUE MEETING. Feb. 21, 9 a.m. at Butler Middle School, 7530 South 2700 East. Salt Lake County Parks and Rec. will hold a mandatory meeting for new and returning slowpitch teams. 468-2560.

SCOREKEEPING. The Riverton Men's Softball League has openings for scorekeepers for weeknight games, 6-10 p.m., starting in April. Pays $7 per game. Experience preferred. For information contact Richard or Susanne Evans, 254-2969.

TRYOUTS. The Utah Thunderbirds girls 14 and under fast-pitch team will hold tryouts Feb. 17, 7 p.m. at Bingham High. 254-0807.

Soccer

ADULT LEAGUE. The Utah Soccer Association is accepting applications for adult teams (19-up) for the spring season. Deadline for registration is Feb. 26 for men's and women's leagues. Play begins Mar. 21. 263-8166.

INDOOR LEAGUE. Salt Lake County Rec-re-a-tion is accepting registrations for Spring Indoor Soccer for youth in fourth-sixth grades. Fee $25 per player. Deadline is Feb. 13 with play starting Feb. 28. 569-5090.

Basketball

WOMEN IN SPORTS. Feb. 13-14 at Salt Lake Community College. Girls get in free to the SLCC basketball games against Dixie and Snow Colleges. Also on Feb. 14, a leadership clinic for female coaches will be held at noon, and a girls basketball clinic at 10 a.m. 957-4031.

LEAGUE PLAY. Salt Lake County Parks and Rec. is now taking applications for the men's Spring Basketball Leagues. Play begins Mar. 23 with a registration deadline of Mar. 6. Fee is $250 per team. 468-2560.

Other events

FISHING FOR KIDS. Feb. 13-14 from 5-9:30 p.m. at the Boat, Sports and Travel Show in the Salt Palace. Kids 7-14 can compete in casting events sponsored by the Utah B.A.S.S. Federation.

FIREARM RELOADING. Mar. 7, 6:30 p.m. Lee Kay Center for Hunter Education present classes on reloading to improve accuracy, handling and techniques. 6000 West 2100 South. 972-1326.

GYMNASTICS. Farmington City Recreation offers gymnastics, tumbling and trampoline lessons. Classes are Saturdays at 10 a.m. beginning Feb. 14. Fee $25. 451-0953.

KARATE. Farmington City Recreation offers beginning Karate lessons. Classes are held Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning Feb. 17. Youth ages 3-12 are welcome. Fee $30. 451-0953.

SELF DEFENSE. Master Casey Clayton is offering a free introductory class on self-defense Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6 p.m. at 974 East 2100 South. 467-3926.

AEROBICS. The Jewish Community Center is offering aerobic classes at the old Fort Douglas Country Club. 9 a.m. Mon., Wed., Thurs., Fri.; Noon Mon. & Fri. 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.

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.

Outdoor Lectures

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.

SNOWBOARD. Feb. 10, 7 p.m. at Salt Lake City. Join Bob Athey for a backcountry snowboarding clinic. Learn about equipment, skills and terrain.

WASATCH TOURS. Feb. 24, 7 p.m. at Salt Lake City; Feb. 25, 7 p.m. at Orem. Dave Hanscom and Alexis Kelner present a slide show of the spectacular terrain and easy access found only in the Wasatch Mountains.

WASATCH FRONT FORUM. Feb. 10, 7 p.m. The Great Salt Lake Audobon presents a discussion, slide show and forum at the Unitarian Church, 569 South 1300 East. Issues discussed will be the waters of the Wasatch Canyons. 265-0376.