Here's 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 (fax: 237-2543), or mail information to Sports Recreation Editor, 30 E. 100 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84110.Running

Taken from The Utah Runner and Cyclist guide, P.O. Box 8344, Salt Lake City, UT 84108. www.aros.net/~rbrslc.

RUN FOR HEIGHTS. April 3, 8:30 a.m. at Cottonwood Heights Recreation Center. 5K race. Registration $15-18. Send entries to Box 58344, Salt Lake City, UT 84158 C/O The Utah Runner & Triathlete.

SLCTC SERIES. April 3, 9 a.m., 765 N. 2200 West, Utah Air National Guard building. 20 Kilometers. Pre-register. SLCTC. P.O. Box 11053, Salt Lake City, UT 84147. Register race day from 8 a.m . Call 463-7503.

TOOELE BI/TRIATHLON. April 10, 8 a.m. at Tooele High School. Tooele Fitness Festival Triathlon, Biathlon, and 3-mile run. 3-mile run, 15-mile bike ride, and 400-yard swim. Registration $13 and $15 for the run; $22 and $25 for the biathlon, and $25 and $28 for the triathlon. Send registration to Box 58344, Salt Lake City, UT 84158 or call 467-4203.

WSU 5K RUN. April 10, at Weber State University stadium. 5K Race and Fitness Walk. Starts and ends at the track. Registration $18. Call 626-7336.

SCHOLARSHIP RUN. April 10, 10 a.m. at Liberty Park. Westminster College Fun 5K Run-Walk at Liberty Park. Proceeds to Joe Gunderson Memorial Scholarship Fund. 10 a.m C/O Campus Life Office, 1840 S. 1300 E., Salt Lake City, UT 84105. Call 488-4134 or 488-4132.

SLCTC SERIES. April 10, 9 a.m. at 765 N. 2200 West, Utah Air National Guard building. 20 Kilometers. Pre-register. SLCTC. P.O. Box 11053, Salt Lake City, UT 84147. Register race day from 8 a.m . Call 463-7503.

HOSPITAL 5K. April 17, 9 a.m. at University Hospital. Registration $15-18. Call 581-7387.

FOUNDER'S DAY 5K. April 17, 10 a.m. in Mt. Pleasant. Registration $10-$12. Call 1-800-634-4690, ex. 18 or 1-435-462-3710. Mail registration to Alumni Office, Wasatch Academy, 120 S. 100 West, Mt. Pleasant, UT 84647.

BIG PIG BIATHLON. April 17, 9 a.m. at start, at the Herriman Church. 3-mile run, 12.5-mile bike ride. Registration $22 before April 9; $25 thereafter. Send entries to Box 58344, Salt Lake City, UT 84158.

Softball/Baseball

SOFTBALL LEAGUE. Riverton City is accepting registration for summer leagues with games starting mid-April. Leagues include men's slow pitch (fee: $350) and co-ed (fee: $250). Call 254-0704.

DRAFT TOURNEY. April 1 & 3 at Teazers in Ogden. Triple Crown Sports is accepting registration for a Draft Tournament. Registration $25 per player. Draft party at Teazers April 1, tournament April 3. Call 395-1517 or 394-2706.

TEE BALL LEAGUE. Copperview Community Center is offering tee-ball and machine pitch baseball leagues for youth ages 4-12. Play begins April 10. Registration $35 per player. Call 561-0075.

ADAPTIVE BASEBALL. Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation will sponsor adaptive baseball for persons with physical or mental disabilities ages 5-20. Registration $35 per player. Call 561-0075.

ICEBREAKER TOURNEY. April 16 and 17 at Lehi Vets Park. Registration $145-165, 2-game guarantee. Men's D-Class Tournament. Call 768-0253 or 973-8831.

SENIORS LEAGUE. Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation is sponsoring a 50-plus softball league. Play runs April 19 through October. Call 468-2560.

BASEBALL TOURNEY. April 22-24 at Provo Home Run Derby. 13-under and 12-under divisions. Call 377-8514 or 785-5332.

Outdoor lectures

REI clinics are held at the Salt Lake City store, 3285 E. 3300 South. 486-2100.

CANYONEERING. March 30, 7 p.m. Join photographer and explorer Steve Lewis for a slide show journey through Southern Utah's parks and canyons.

LAND NAVIGATION. April 6, 7 p.m. Clinic covers global positioning system and learning how to use GPS for navigation.

BACKPACKING. April 13, 7 p.m. Clinic covers essential equipment, impact techniques, lightweight packing tips and outdoor skills to get you started.

SCOUT CLINIC. April 14, 7 p.m. Clinic covers easy access for novice campers, hiking tips for 50-milers. Tips from State Parks, U.S. Forest Service and BLM.

Other events

VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE. Intermountain USA Volleyball is accepting registration for competitive adult leagues, ages 18-70. Call Tim at 538-6191 or 773-4341 or 534-1933 for registration information and game dates.

BASKETBALL TOURNEY. April 15-17 at Clearfield High School. Students in grades 5-12, registration $90 per team. Entry deadline March 26, call 888-629-2275, or 774-7461.

ADAPTED TRACK. Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation will hold adaptive track and field for persons with physical and mental disabilities ages 5 and older. Registration $35 per participant. Call 561-0075.

PARKS JOB CAMPAIGN. Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation is accepting applications for numerous jobs at parks, pools and recreation centers across the county. Call 483-5473.

LADIES GOLF LEAGUE. Eaglewood Ladies Twilight League will hold its opening social April 27, 8 p.m. at the Eaglewood Golf Course. Call 298-0531.