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Triathlon club to hold membership meeting

The Park City Triathlon Club will be holding its annual membership meeting Saturday, Aug. 21 at 2941 Estates Cir from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Persons interested in learning more about the club and/or joining the club for the rest of 2010 and 2011 should plan on attending.

Register for Park City youth football

Athletes are invited to participate in the Park City Youth Football Combine on Saturday, Aug. 21, at Ecker Hill Middle School from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Check in starts at 2:15 p.m. Each athlete will receive an Athletic Republic locker room profile which contains data and video of them working out at the event. The combine costs $15 for online pre-registration and $20 at the event, payable by cash or check only. All proceeds benefit the Park City Ute Football Conference. A concession stand and fun activities for younger siblings will also be offered. Register at

Parkite Coxon was fifth overall in steeplechase

Race organizers for the Jupiter Creek Steeplechase on Aug. 7 incorrectly recorded Park City’s Keely Coxon as being from Everett, Wash. Coxon finished fifth overall for women and won the 20-29 age division.

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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. 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.

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

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.

Schützenfest 5K run benefits youth skiers

The Blue Boar Inn & Restaurant will host the ninth annual Schützenfest "Shoot for the Finish Line" 5K Run/Walk on Sept. 25 at 9 a.m. at Wasatch Mountain State Park in Midway. Proceeds will benefit Soldier Hollow youth cross country sports program. The race will start at the Wasatch Mountain State Park Visitor’s Center, across from The Blue Boar at 1235 Warm Springs Road, and travel around Wasatch Mountain State Park on roads and trails. Runners can register for the 5K run at The Blue Boar Inn, online at, or on the day of the race at the Wasatch Mountain State Park Visitor’s Center starting at 8 a.m. Registration is $20 prior to the event or $25 on Sept. 25. Runners will receive a long-sleeve shirt and will be eligible for a multi-prize drawing including overnight stays and dinners at the award-winning Blue Boar Inn. For more information, call The Blue Boar Inn & Restaurant at 888-650-1400 or visit