Taken from The Utah Runner and Cyclist guide, P.O. Box 8344, Salt Lake City, UT 84108. Web site is:


HIDDEN PEAK CHALLENGE. Sept. 19, 9:30 a.m. Snowbird Plaza. Start at the Plaza and finish at the top of Hidden Peak at the Tram. Ride Tram back down. Registration $15-20. Call 583-6281 for information.

DOWNHILL DASH. Sept. 19, 5 p.m. at Alta Peruvian Lodge. 8K race starts at Alta and goes downhill to mouth of canyon. Registration $22-25, no race-day registration. Call 328-8589 for information.

TOOELE TRIATHLON. Sept. 19, 9 a.m. at Tooele Municipal Pool. 3-mile run, 15-mile bike, 450-yard swim. Registration $22 per person, $60 per team. Call 467-4203 for information. Kids Triathlon same day.

RUNAWAY 5K. Sept. 19, 9 a.m. at Sugarhouse Park. Benefits troubled, neglected and runaway children. Registration $15-18. Call 264-2254 for information.

CHALK TROT 5K. Sept. 19, 9 a.m., Draper Park, South Pavilion, 12450 S. 1300 East, Draper. Fee $15 by Sept. 12, includes T-shirt and raffle. $18 day of race. For information call 942-4579.


GIRLS LEAGUE. Farmington City is accepting registration for a girls league with games starting Oct. 3. Registration $35 per player. Call 451-0953 for information.

DOUBLES TOURNEY. Sept. 19, at Copperview Community Center. Grass doubles tournament sponsored by Salt Lake County Rec. Registration $15 per person. Tournament begins 9 a.m. Call 561-0075 for information.


REFEREES. Anyone interested in refereeing County Recreation and Junior Jazz basketball games this winter for Salt Lake Officials Association should attend officials meetings Sept. 14 and 21 at 6 p.m. in Salt Lake County Commission Chambers, 2001 S. State St. Training is available. 968-9307.

Outdoor Lectures

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

BIKE TOURING. Sept. 15, 7 p.m. at Salt Lake City. Join Mark Wegan for a presentation on equipment, skills and where to go for the best bicycle touring.

GPS NAVIGATION. Sept. 16, 7 p.m. at Orem; Sept. 22, 7 p.m. at Salt Lake City. Participate in a clinic to learn the benefits of Global Positioning Satellites and how they can make hiking better.

Other Events

TRAIL RIDE. Sept 19, at Garff Ranch near Park City. Horseback riding in the hills above and near Park City. Full days guided tours and BBQ dinner for $55. Call 1888-414-RIDE for information.

GOLF TOURNEY. Sept. 26, 8 a.m. at Swan Lakes Golf Course. 4-person scramble with proceeds to benefit Utah Special Olympics. Registration $30 per player, with prizes, lunch and special contests. Call 546-1045 for information.

SELF DEFENSE. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6 p.m. Grand Master Casey Clayton presents Fluid Ring Self Defense lessons. Call 467-3926 for location and registration information.