If you like road and trail running, this race is for you. The race is on Saturday, August 15 at 8 a.m. and starts at the mouth of City Creek Canyon. You go up half the distance on the road, then quickly connect on the trail. There will be food, drinks, prizes and an award ceremony after the race. There’s limited parking at the canyon, so please park at the State Capitol Building. Register online at active.com or in person at Salt Lake Running Co. on Highland Drive. Registration fee is $20. For more information call Sports-Am at 801‑583‑6281or check online. sports-am.com
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