The sixth annual Canyonlands Triathlon will pit athletes from the Four Corners region against each other in skiing, bicycling and running competition, Saturday, March 9.

The endurance race, coordinated by the city recreation department, features a 3.8-mile cross-country ski course, a 35-mile bike trek, and a six-mile run to the finish in Indian Creek Canyon, San Juan County.Individual competitors and three-member teams can enter.

The ski leg of the race will take participants into the Blue Mountains of the Manti-LaSal National Forest west of Monticello. The bicycle course follows U.S. 191 south to Church Rock, then west on SR-211 to Newspaper Rock State Park. The run down Indian Creek Canyon culminates the event.

For more information and applications, call the Monticello City Rec-reation Department at 587-2029, or write: Canyonlands Triathlon, P.O. Box 1102, Monticello, UT 84535.