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Sports Briefs

Journey Benefit for U.S. women’s jumpers

The Journey Benefit held Wednesday, July 14, from 6-10 p.m. will raise money to help the U.S. Women’s Ski Jumping Team continue to train and compete in preparation for the 2011 World Championships in Oslo, Norway, and the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. Winter Olympic stars, members of the women’s ski jumping team, musical entertainment, gourmet food, wine, beer, drinks and silent and live auctions will be provided for a cost of $200 per person. Tickets can be purchased online at

Park City Youth Football opens registration

Registration for Park City Youth Football is available online at or in person on Saturday, July 17, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Ecker Hill Middle School. Scholarship applications can be found on the website and are due no later than July 26. Decisions will be made by July 28.

Wasatch Wheelchair Rally at Liberty Park

Camp Kostopulos will hold the first-ever Wasatch Wheelchair Rally on Saturday, July 10, at Liberty Park, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. It will feature a 5K relay race, in which five-member teams (whether they walk, run, or wheel) will take turns pushing an empty wheelchair around the course to raise funds and awareness for recreation and fitness programs for people with disabilities. The event will also feature food, music, climbing wall, horse rides, and exhibition games from Utah’s top wheelchair athletes including the Wheelin’ Jazz, rugby and tennis. Sponsorships and vendors opportunities are still available. Enter a five-person team for $100 ($25 per person). Disabled athletes participate at no charge. Register on-line at or call Melissa at 801-582-0700, ext. 112.

Adult golf clinics at Park City Golf Club

The Park City Golf Club is hosting an adult golf clinic on July 20, 22, 27 and 29. The cost is $150 for all four sessions, which run from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Club pros Cynthia Brown and Ken Stenmark will teach the classes. For more information, call Cynthia at 435-615-5821.

B98.7 presents third annual fun run for WSS

On Saturday, July 31, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., B98.7 will sponsor the third annual Winter Sports School 5K Fun Run and Community Fair, featuring a 5K run, costume race, hula hoop competition, food, music, beverages, prizes, drawings, interactive booths and displays, face painting, performances, health screenings, safety demonstrations and more. Admission for the race and fair are $25 for adults and $15 for kids younger than 17. For admission to the fair only, cost is $5 per person. All proceeds will benefit the Winter Sports School Scholarship Fund and the United Nations World Food Program. For more information, contact Julie Bernhard at 435-640-5119 or e-mail her at Supporters can also visit to make a donation to the WSS.

Basin Recreation offers guided trail hikes

Basin Recreation will be offering guided hikes on its vast trail system, two times each month. Basin Recreation staff will instruct participants on proper trail etiquette, safety issues and trail knowledge. Kids are welcome, but not strollers or dogs. This service is free and a great opportunity to meet some people, find some new trails and get some exercise. For the list of dates and hiking trails, visit

Golf course to host annual PCMGC event

The annual MCMGC member/member member/guest event at the Park City Golf Course is accepting registration for the first 60 paid teams. Payment must be made in cash or check (payable to PCMGC) and goes to the men’s club. For more information, call 435-615-5800. The dates are July 30 through Aug. 1.

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