Running

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.

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

50K SERIES. Mar. 14, at 9 a.m. at the 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 Hotline: 463-7503.

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

FROSTBITE TRIATHLON. Mar. 21, 10 a.m. at the Herriman Church. 14.7-mile bike, 3-mile run. Team family and age groups. $19 registration. Part of Utah Biathlon Series. 467-4203.

HALF MARATHON. Mar. 21, at Moab. The Canyonlands Half Marathon and 5-mile run. $20 registration. 435-259-5934.

Softball

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

GIRLS SOFTBALL. The Northwest Rec-rea-tion Center is accepting registration for girls leagues. Games will be Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 1300 W. 300 North. $40 fee per player. Deadline April 10. 596-0072.

TEE BALL. The Northwest Recreation Center is accepting registration for tee-ball leagues for boys and girls age 4 to 2nd grade. Play begins April 14. Registration deadline is Mar. 27. $25 registration fee. 596-0072.

LEAGUE SIGNUPS: The Riverton Softball League has openings for men's and coed teams for play beginning in April. Men's leagues cost $330 and are offered on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday. Coed league plays on Friday. For information contact Richard or Susanne Evans, 254-2969.

SPRING CLASSIC. Mar. 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.

Basketball

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.

HARDCOURT HOOPLA. Mar. 26-28 at SLCC's Redwood Road campus. 3-on-3 tournament open to males and females ages 8-up. Registration $88 per team, forms available at SLCC, Delta Center, KJZZ-TV and all AT&T Wireless locations.

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

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 W. 2100 South. 972-1326.

Outdoor Lectures

REI clinics are held at the Orem and Salt Lake stores. The free clinics are at the Orem store, 322 W. 1300 South or the Salt Lake Store, 3285 E. 3300 South, unless otherwise noted. 222-9500 in Orem, 486-2100 in Salt Lake.

BIKE TUNING. Mar. 3, 7 p.m. at Salt Lake City; Mar. 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. Mar. 10, 7 p.m. at Salt Lake City; Mar. 11, 7 p.m. at Orem. Bruce Thompson presents slide show of biological. economic and recreational attributes of the Great Salt Lake.

ALASKAN ADVENTURES. Mar. 17, 7 p.m. at Salt Lake City; Mar. 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. Mar. 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.