Here's a summary of upcoming 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.


Taken from The Utah Runner and Cyclist guide, P.O. Box 8344, Salt Lake City, UT 84108. (www.Aros.Net/-rbrslc.)

METRIC MARATHON. May 23, Salina. 26.2K (16.27 miles) race. Registration $12-$20. 1-435-529-7086, 1-435-979-5555.

TRIATHLON. May 23, 8 a.m. Alta Canyon Sports Center. 800-meter swim, 18.2-mile bike, 5K run. Registration $25-$30. 467-4203.

HOMESTEAD. May 23, 8:30 a.m. Homestead Resort in Midway. 15K, 5K and half-mile runs. 225-4901, 223-7010.

TRIATHLON. May 25, 8 a.m. South Valley Pool, Riverton. 5K-run, 10-mile bike, 250-meter swim. Registration $22-$25. Teams welcome. 467-4203.

3-MILE RUN. May 25, 8 a.m. South Valley Pool, Riverton. Registration $12-15. 467-4203.

SALT LAKE CLASSIC. May 30, 8 a.m., Gallivan Utah Center. 10K & 5K race/walk. Registration $15. 972-7828.

TRIATHLON. May 30, 7 a.m. 3200 S. 8400 W. 3-mile run, 10-mile bike, 250-meter swim. Registration $22-25/person. 467-4203.

MARATHON. June 6, 6 a.m. Park City. $30 registration before May 1, $35 after. ( 451-0517, 246-0736.


Bonneville Bicycle Touring Club sponsors various rides and races. Newsletter informion and ride schedules can be found (

/bgeer/bbtc/bbtc.html.) 534-4451.

CANYON RIDE SERIES. May 21, 6 p.m. Big Cottonwood Canyon. Meet Cardiff Fork parking area and ride to Brighton. 968-7357.

ECHO JUNCTION. May 24, 9 a.m. Meet at Park City High School and ride 64 miles to Echo Junction. 968-7357.

CANYON RIDE SERIES. May 28, 6 p.m. Sugarhouse Park. Meet and ride up Emigration Canyon. 968-7357.

WILLARD BAY. May 30-31, Willard Bay State Park. 50-mile ride each day, camping overnight. 292-7466, 298-5384.

ALPINE LOOP. May 30, 8 a.m. 5300 South I-15 parking lot. Ride over Alpine Loop to Sundance. 264-0195.


SUMMER GOLF. City of St. George and Pepsi present summer golf programs for youth ages 7-17. $15 membership, then $1 green fees.435-5850.

NOTRE DAME CLUB. Notre Dame Club of Utah will hold its annual golf tournament June 14. 536-6363.


WEEKEND CLASSIC. May 21-25 Cottonwood Country Club. Registration deadline May 11. 268-0505.

TENNIS FESTIVAL. May 30-June 6, Salt Lake Tennis Club. Registration deadline is May 18. 268-0505.


TRYOUTS. Ongoing through May 29 for Impact competitive soccer club. Boys and girls age groups from U11-U18. 487-8273, 486-8173.

YOUTH LEAGUE. May 11-22, Farmington is holding registration for youth ages 5-12. Registration $17-22. 451-0953.

TRYOUTS. Gors Soccer Club is holding tryouts for competitive club teams. Boys and girls ages 9-15. Tryouts held May 16 at Crescent Middle School, 11100 S. 230 East; May 20 Fl Iron Park, 1700 E 8600 S. 942-6449.


ALPINE CLASSIC. May 23-25. Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation is accepting applications for a slow pitch and fast pitch tournament with five divisions. 468-2560.

TRYOUT. Lady Warriors 16-and-under team. Call 265-1007 ext. 237 or 565-8177 for information.


ROUNDBALL RUCKUS. May 28-30 at Salt Lake Community College. 3-on-3 tournament with teams advancing to regionals in September. Registration $88. 237-2138, 1-888-311-6687.

SUMMER LEAGUE. Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation is accepting applications for a men's summer league. Play begins June 10 and runs through August 31. 468-2560.


TOURNAMENT. May 23-25 in Bountiful and Farmington. Rocky Mountain School of Baseball is holding a tournament for youth ages 9-15. 435-753-5662.

Outdoor Lectures

REI clinics are held at the Orem and Salt Lake City stores. The free clinics are either 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.

CANOE CAMPING. May 19, 7 p.m. Salt Lake City. Learn how to canoe camp, where to go. Linking lakes in the Uintahs, Utah rivers, Wyoming lakes and Boundary Wers Canoe Area.

KAYAK TOURING. May 26, 7 p.m. Salt Lake City. Clinic on basics of how to sea kayak, where to go including Lake Powell, Flaming Gorge and Alaska's Glacier Bay.

Other Events

PROVO GUN CLUB. May 23-24. Sporting Clays and Traps. 756,9820, 370-0635, 224-9446.

VOLLEYBALL TOURNEY. May 25, 9 a.m. Liberty Park. Mixed doubles in four divisions. Registration $10-$15 per player. 538-2062.

SUMMER CELEBRATION. June 6, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Holladay Baptist Church, 2780 E. 3900 South. Summer Health and Safety Fair. Bicycle rodeo, basketball, golf, etc.