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Tour of Utah hosts criterium in downtown Park City

Main Street will host some of the nation’s top cycling teams for the Tour of Utah Stage 4 criterium on Saturday, Aug. 21, and amateur racers will also be entered into the competition. Large fields will compete for primes and cash prizes in each race, while Main Street hosts a festival atmosphere. The Shimano Kids’ Race, presented by teamgive, will follow the amateur races on the lower part of the course and lead into the main event, the pro criterium, which starts at 4:30 p.m. Online pre-registration for amateur races is available on, while day-of registration will be held in the Town Lift up to 30 minutes prior to each race. Day-of registration includes an additional $10 charge. Current USA cycling licenses are required. One-day licenses are available for $10. Offsite parking will be available for racers and spectators. Stage 5 of the Tour of Utah, a grueling final leg from Park City to Snowbird is set for Sunday.

Park City Golf Club offers adult clinic

Hosted by Cynthia Brown and Ken Stenmark, the Park City Golf Club’s adult golf clinic will be offered Aug. 17, 19, 24 and 26 from 5:45 p.m. to 7 p.m. Cost is $150. Registration is at the Park City Golf Club. Call Cynthia Brown at 435-615-5821 if you have any questions.

Four seasons holds fly fishing festival

The Four Seasons Fly Fishers of Utah will be host to the Heber Valley Fly Fishing Festival 2010 on Aug. 14 at the Johnson Mill Bed & Breakfast Inn in Midway from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event is free to the public, and includes casting clinics, on-water nymph clinics, dry-fly clinics, and catch-and-release techniques. Participate in the casting competition to win one of several prizes. Raffle tickets will also be available, and catering will be provided by Tommy’s Texas BBQ.

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Power Hour @ the Park workouts for moms

Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, Whitney Kozlowski invited mothers to bring their strollers to Willow Creek Park at 9 a.m. for "boot-camp-style" workouts that last 60 minutes and include a mix of drills, cardio and strength training. The workouts are held outdoors and accompanied by music. Cost is free for the first class and $8 per class afterward. For $80, mothers can buy an unlimited pass, and a $35 punch pass is offered for five classes. Mothers with babies should bring jogging strollers, and participants are also welcome to come without their babies in tow. Call Kozlowski for more information at 435-729-9245, or e-mail her at

12th annual TriUtah Jordanelle Triathlon

Registration closes on Sunday, Aug. 15, for the 12th annual TriUtah Jordanelle Triathlon at Jordanelle State Park. Packet pickup will be available Tuesday, Aug. 17, at Salt Lake Running and Multisport (2454 south, 700 east). Packet pickup and body marking are offered 6:30-8:30 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 21, with races starting at 8:30 a.m. Sprint and Olympic races are offered. Sign up is available at

Sign up for co-ed flag football

Park City Recreation is offering 7 vs. 7 adult coed flag football in City Park on Thursday nights, beginning Sept. 2 and running through Oct. 28. The registration deadline is Aug. 22, and cost per team is $325. For more information, contact the Park City Racquet Club at 435-615-5400 or visit

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

People’s Health Clinic offers golf classic

The People’s Heath Clinic will hold its first-ever Caring Community Golf Classic on Friday, Sept. 10, at the Park Meadows Country Club. The event is designed to draw awareness and raise funds to continue the clinic’s work serving healthcare needs for Summit and Wasatch Counties. The day will include 18 holes of golf, lunch, 19th hole refreshments, activities and a gift bag. The event will be a shamble format with a shotgun start beginning at noon. Cost is $200 per individual and $800 for a foursome. Businesses are also invited to sponsor holes. To register or become a hole sponsor, call Jenny Dorsey at 435-333-1871 or e-mail

Funky 5K celebrates Labor Day

The Funky 5K Race on Miner’s Day will be celebrated in Park City on Monday, Sept. 6, with prizes for the funkiest costumes and top race finishers. Pre-registration is $20 for adults and $10 for youth under 19 at Registration the day of the race begins at 7 a.m. and is $30 for adults and $15 for youth under 19. Arts-Kids and the Park City Peaks Hotel are offering an overnight discount package which includes lodging, race registrations, and transportation to and from Main Street the night before the race. The Funky 5K Race is a fundraiser for Arts-Kids, the Park City after-school youth development program using the expressive arts and group techniques to improve life skills like communication, problem-solving, creative thinking and listening.