Running

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 No. 23., 15K race is in a series of Salt Lake Track Club races. 521-1907 or 583-7927. SLTC Hotline: 463-7503.

Skiing

TUNA/Blue Cross/Blue Shield Cross-Country Ski Race Schedule. For information, call The Utah Nordic Alliance hotline 461-9000 or check the World Wide Web at (www.cs.utah.edu/-hanscom/-crosscountryskiracing.html).

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.

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.

Softball

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

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

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

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.

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.

Soccer

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

Basketball

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

Other events

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 W. 2100 South. 972-1326.

KARATE. Farmington City Recreation offers beginning Karate lessons. Classes are held Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning Feb. 17. Youths 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 E. 2100 South. 467-3926.

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 & 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.

LECTURE SERIES. Terra Firma, a 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 W. 1300 South, or the Salt Lake store, 3285 E. 3300 South. 222-9500 in Orem, 486-2100 in Salt Lake City.

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.