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

ST. GEORGE MARATHON. Oct. 3, 6:30 a.m. $30 pre-registration only. Call 634-5860 for information.

WILD BILL HICKMAN. Oct. 10, 10 a.m. in Tooele. Triathlon, Biathlon and 3-mile run. 3-mile run, 10-mile ride, 425-yard swim. Registration $12-25 per person, teams wel-come.

INDIAN SUMMER. Oct. 10, 9 a.m. at Cortez Centennial Park in Cortez, Colo. Half-marathon, 5-mile and 2-mile runs. Reg-i-stra-tion $15-18. Call 1-800-626-5652 form information.

FITNESS FESTIVAL. Oct. 17, 10:30 a.m. at Monroe and Park Blvd. in Ogden. 5K run, 2-mile walk. Call 625-3842 for registration information.

HALLOWEEN 5K. Oct. 24, 7 454 Center in American Fork. 5K race through cemetery, costumes optional. Registration $10-12. Call 756-5110 for information.

CHOOSE A CAUSE. Oct. 24, 8:30 a.m. at Sugarhouse Park. 5K run, 1-mile walk. Registration $15-18, benifits the Combined Federal Campaign. Call 394-3466 for information.

HALLOWEEN FUN RUN. Oct. 30, 9 a.m. at 2230 Evergreen Avenue. 5K race has registration of $15. Call 272-2243 for in-for-ma-tion.

WITCHES RUN. Oct. 30, 9 a.m. at Barnes Park in Kayesville. Registration $12-14, $6 for kids under 8. Costumes optional. Call 547-1140 for information.


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.


FUTURESTARS. Oct. 2-3 at Salt Lake Community College. Basketball skills and evaluation camp for boys and girls grades 8-12. Call 1-800-659-9522 for registration in-for-ma-tion.

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, unless otherwise noted. 222-9500 in Orem, 486-2100 in Salt Lake.

EXPEDITION PLANNING. Sept. 29, 7 p.m. in Salt Lake City. Join Dan Smith for a presentation on training, equipment, domestic travel and foreign travel for planning longer hiking trips.

FALL BACKPACKING. Sept. 30, 7 p.m. in Orem. Clinic will focus on hints to lighten your load but keep a comfortable camp. Clothing, tents, bags, etc.

CAMP COOKING. Oct. 6, 7 p.m. at Salt Lake City; Oct. 7, 7 p.m. at Orem. Join Mike Fagundes, Alpine County Club chef, as he demonstrates some of his backpacking recipes. Learn to cook meals of vegatables and herbs after a long day of hiking.

HIKING SLIDE SHOW. Oct. 13, 7 p.m. in Salt Lake City; Oct. 21, 7 p.m. at Orem. Joe Mitchell and Mike Coronella present a slide show detailing their 506-mile trek across Southern Utah's national parks and mon-u-ments.

BIKE MAINTENANCE. Oct. 14, 7 p.m. at Orem; Oct. 20, 7 p.m. at Salt Lake City. Learn to keep your bike in top shape and ready for trail riding. Flats, chains and bent wheels will be addressed.

COLD WEATHER CAMPING. Oct. 27, 7 pm. at Salt Lake City; Oct. 28, 7 p.m. at Orem. Enjoy a clinic covering clothing, shelter, gear and safety to help hikers enjoy the outdoors even when the temperature goes down.

Other Events

SOFTBALL TOURNEY. Oct. 3-4, at Wend-over Softball Complex. Double elimination tournament with men's D and E divisions. Registration $185 per team, deadline Sept. 30. Call 394-2706 for information.

DOUBLES TENNIS TOURNEY. Oct. 6-10, at Sandy City Parks. Registration $20 per team, deadline Sept. 28. Junior and Adult divisions. Call 568-2900 for information.

WOMEN'S LACROSSE. Oct. 17, 9 a.m. at Sugarhouse Park. Clinic includes training for goalies, referees and all players. Registration $35. League play also beginning, call 466-8114 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.