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Wasatch Citizens Cross Country Race Series

TUNA (The Utah Nordic Alliance) hosts their popular Nordic races series beginning in December at major cross-country ski venues along the Wasatch. Race dates: December 16, January 13 and 20, February 10 and 24. Two classic technique and three free technique races are offered to provide balance for local athletes. Each race has categories for age, gender, and ability level, so all can participate and compete.

Deer Valley FIS Freestyle World Cup

Watch athletes from around the world compete in moguls, dual moguls, and aerials at Deer Valley’s annual freestyle championship January 10-12, 2018. Moguls held Wednesday and Thursday, Aerials Friday; followed by fireworks. Events are free and open to the public. Be sure to carpool and arrive early as parking is limited.

Sports-am Snowshoe Stomp 5K

Race in snowshoes on wooded trails and across streams at Mountain Dell (Near Park City) at this winter 5K race on Saturday, January 13, 2018. If you don’t own snowshoes, $10 rentals are available from Wasatch Touring. Or you can race in running shoes. Race followed by complimentary hot chocolate, coffee, and blueberry pancakes.

Lady Wild Film Fest

See short and feature-length films with strong female leads at this one-night film fest in Ogden, Utah on Friday, January 26, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. The purpose is to rally around ladies in film who are pushing the boundaries of understanding, adventure, and sisterhood in their daily lives. Attendees will also have the chance to win some raffle items from sponsors. Created by AndShe’sDopeToo and held at Ogden High’s historic Egyptian-style theater.

Run SLC Race Series

Get a start on spring training and beat the winter blues with this running race series by Salt Lake Running Company. Do one race or all: 5K February 3, 10K March 3, and 15K April 7. All races starts and end at their Sugar House store and are open to all ages and abilities. Work your way up from the 5K to the 15K. Stay after for live music, local vendors, and food trucks.

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