Skiing

WOODEN SKI CLASSIC. March 14, noon at Solitude. Wood skis and pine tar, awards for most authentic dress. Registration $8. 972-3049, 521-5961, 355-4115.

SALMON BAKE. April 18, 6 p.m. at 2631 East Murray-Holladay Road. $12 TUNA members, $20 non-members. Tickets at White Pine Touring, Wasatch Touring, Wild Rose.

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.

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 hotline: 463-7503.

FROSTBITE TRIATHLON. March 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. March 21 at Moab. The Canyonlands Half Marathon and 5-mile run. $20 registration. 435-259-5934.

SPRING TIP OFF. March 28, 9 a.m. at the Delta Center. 5K race with awards to top 10 men and women at halftime of the Utah Jazz game. Registration $17 at SL City Rec Department. 972-7800.

TRI/BIATHLON. March 28, 9 a.m. at Tooele Pool. Utah Triathlon Series event. 3-mile run, 7.5-mile bike, 425-yard swim. Registration $12-$25 depending on number of events. 467-4203.

APRIL FOOL RUN. March 28, at Sugarhouse Park. 5K fun run, Registration $10-12. 538-2062.

COTTONWOOD RUN. April 4, 8:30 a.m. at Cottonwood Heights Rec Center. Part of Spring Health and Fitness Fair. No fee. 943-3190.

Cycling

March 14, 21, 28, at noon. Rocky Mountain Raceway Crit Series race. Races at 6500 W. 2100 South.

BIKE SWAP. March 21 at Expo Mart. 583-6281.

April 4-5, in St. George. Registration $40, 500-rider limit. Send entry to 1375 E. 4225 S., Ogden, UT 84403. $6,000 in prizes available.

April 11 on Antelope Island. Guided tours. 596-8430 for times and fees.

Softball

LEAGUES FORMING. Riverton Slowpitch Softball has openings for men's and coed teams for play to start in mid-April. Men's fee, 14-game season, $330. Coed fee $275. Contact Richard or Susanne Evans, 254-2969.

GIRLS LEAGUE. Oquirrh Bobby Sox Softball League for ages 5-6. Register March 14, from 10-2, at Harmon's Grocery Store. Registration $45 per player includes picture, hat, shirt and 20 games. 966-1568, 967-0192.

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

TEE BALL. Northwest Recreation Center is accepting registration for tee-ball leagues for boys and girls ages 4-2nd grade. Play begins April 14. Deadline for registration is March 27. $25 registration fee. 596-0072.

POLAR BEAR. March 28. Salt Lake County Parks and Rec, men's, women's and coed divisions. 468-2560.

SUMMER LEAGUE. Salt Lake County Parks and Rec is accepting applications for the 1998 Summer League. Men's, Women's and Coed leagues. League play begins April 20. 468-2560.

Basketball

HARDCOURT HOOPLA. March 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.

Outdoor lectures

REI clinics are held at 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, unless otherwise noted. 222-9500 in Orem, 486-2100 in Salt Lake.

LAKE EFFECT. 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.