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Taken from The Utah Runner and Cyclist guide, P.O. Box 8344, Salt Lake City, UT 84108. WWW.Aros.Net/rbrslc.

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, 9 a.m. Utah Air National Guard Building #23. 15K. One ofa series of Salt Lake Track Club races. 521-1907 or 583-7927. SLTC Hotline: 463-7503.

TRIATHLON. March 7, 10 a.m, Monticello. Blue Mt. to Canyonlands Triathlon. $20/individual, $50/team. 3.5 mile ski, 30 mile bike, 10K run. 587-2029.

50K SERIES. March 14, 9 a.m. Utah Air National Guard Building #23. Makeup race is part of a series of Salt Lake Track Club races. 521-1907 or 583-7927. SLTC Hotlie: 463-7503.

LEPRECHAUN LOPE. March 14, 8:30 a.m. 5K run, walk wheel race is a Utah Grand Prix event. $15 registration. Mail to 1065 East 700 South, SLC, UT 84102 before March 7.


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 racing.html.

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.

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


LEAGUES FORMING. Riverton City is accepting registrations for men's and coed softball teams. Play starts mid-April. 14-game season for men's leagues on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday evenings. Coed on Friday evening. Men's fee $330. Coed fee TBA. For information contact Richard or Susanne Evans, 254-2969, or Annette Proulx, 254-0704.

OGDEN TOURNEY. March 7. 1998 Ogden Super Draft Tournament. Individual players, no teams. Fee $25. 394-2706.

GIRLS SOFTBALL. Northwest Recreation Center is accepting registration for girls leagues. Games will be held Tues., Thurs. and Sat. at 1300 West 300 North. $40 fee per player. Deadline April 10. 596-0072.

TEE BALL. Northwest Recreation Center is accepting registration for boys and girls ages 4-2nd grade. Play begins Apr. 14. Registration deadline is March 27. $25 registration fee. 596-0072.

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

SPRING CLASSIC. March 14-15 in Las Vegas. Triple Crown N.I.T. sponsors a three-game guarantee tournament for men and women. Space is limited and registration is $250 per team. 394-2706.


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 March 21. 263-8166.


LEAGUE PLAY. Salt Lake County Parks and Rec. is taking applications for men's spring basketball leagues. Play begins March 23 with a registration deadline of March 6. Fee is $250 per team. 468-2560.

HOOP IT UP. May 8-9 at the Triad Center. Hoop-It-Up 3-on-3 basketball tournament hits Salt Lake City for its 10th year. 484-2600.

Other events

SNOW GOOSE FESTIVAL. March 6-7 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Gunnison Bend Reservoir near Delta. Bird of Prey, Waterfowl and Wildlife Identification. Workshops held at Delta City and Chamber Office. 1-435-538-4771.

WEIGHTLIFTING. March 7, 11 a.m. at Clearfield Job Corps. The Utah State Weightlifting Championships will crown winners in several weight classes. 967-0440.

GUN CLUB. Feb. 28, March 1, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Provo Gun Club. Clays and Trap, fees $3-10. 785-4591, 756-9820, 370-0635.

FIREARM RELOADING. March 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.

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.

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.

BIKE TUNING. March 3, 7 p.m. at Salt Lake City; March 4, 7 p.m. at Orem. Tune your bike and get ready for the new season of trail riding. Learn to maintain your bike and prevent future breakdowns.

LAKE AFFECT. March 10, 7 p.m. at Salt Lake City; March 11, 7 p.m. at Orem. Dr. Bruce Thompson presents slide show of biological. economic and recreational attributes of the Great Salt Lake.

ALASKAN ADVENTURES. March 17, 7 p.m. at Salt Lake City; March 18, 7 p.m. at Orem. Darsie Beck of Alaska Mountain School presents a slide show of Alaska's towering peaks, glacial rivers and wilderness.

SPRING MOUNTAINEERING. March 25, 7 p.m. at Orem. Doug Hansen of Hansen Mountaineering present a slide show of favorite local spring hiking spots. Learn route finding, equipment, snow stability and good decision making.

GLEN CANYON. March 31, 7 p.m. at Salt Lake City. David Wegner, former head scientist with Bureau of Reclamation will speak on the scenarios regarding restoring Glen Canyon to pre-dam days.