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Thanksgiving Day 5k Walk/Run

Thanksgiving Day Run for Fitness

Be part Utah’s Longest “Running” Thanksgiving Day Event! Feel guilt-free eating your holiday turkey plus the trimmings this Thanksgiving Day by joining Cottonwood Heights 5k Walk/Run. Male/Female: Age Division Awards 1st through 5th, Over-all Awards, 11 & Under, and trophies for the Fastest Residents in Cottonwood Heights.

THANKSGIVING DAY

COTTONWOOD HEIGHTS THANKSGIVING DAY 5K
COTTONWOOD HEIGHTS RECREATION CENTER
7500 S 2700 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84121
(801) 943-3190

5k Fitness Camp

Running/Walking Boot Camp for Health and Fitness

CHRC has put together a 4-week training program to help you get ready for your next 5k Walk/Run. This camp is for everyone regardless of previous experience or physical ability. Goal is to get you running so that you can enjoy the benefits of being in peak shape and to help you have fun while doing it. Camp includes running drills to make you faster and more efficient, stretch and strength training drills to make you stronger and less injury prone.

COTTONWOOD HEIGHTS RECREATION CENTER
7500 S 2700 E, Cottonwood Heights, UT 84121
(801) 943-3190

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Flat Iron Mesa Park

1700 East 8600 South
Sandy, UT 84093
(801) 568-2900

The largest developed park at 31.8 acres in the Sandy Parks System is also the most varied for terrain, taking its name from a hilly outcropping. The park is a full service park, providing 6 soccer fields, 2 baseball fields 1 volleyball court, 2 playgrounds, 4 tennis courts, and 2 outdoor lighted pavilions. The upper pavilion has a great view of the entire valley. For those who love to walk or jog, there are three different jogging trails, ranging from 1/3 to 1 mile in length.

In the Winter during the snow season Flat Iron Mesa Park provides one of the best Free Tubing Hill’s in Utah!

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SugarHouse Park

1400 E 2100 S
Salt Lake City, UT 84106

Sugarhouse Park, Salt Lake City, Utah, Sugarhouse District, Snow Tubing, Sledding, Running, Walking, Gardens, PondSugar House Park, considered a “crown jewel” among regional parks in the Salt Lake Valley, comprises 110.5 acres of lush, rolling green space, located on the site of the old State Prison in the Sugar House area of Salt Lake City. It is bordered by 1300 East on the west, by 2100 South on the north, by 1700 East on the east, and by I-80 on the south. There are two entrances for vehicular traffic off of 2100 South, at 1400 East and 1500 East.
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Though known for its verdant vistas, which are enhanced by a large pond in the western part of the park, Sugar House Park also offers many options for those interested in more than just a lovely walk. Among the park’s features for public use are: seven pavilions for group gatherings (see Reservations for more information); regulation soccer and baseball fields, which serve as home fields for Highland High School; a large, cement basketball court donated by the Utah Jazz; two children’s play areas, with plastic play sets; a small amphitheater with seating for 220 people; seven volleyball courts (one at each terrace), and a sleigh-riding hill.

In addition, the park road, which winds around the park for a mile and three-eighths, has a 16-foot-wide inside lane which has proven popular among walkers, runners, bicyclists, and cross-country ski trainers.

Summer Activities

4th of July Fireworks
Sugar House Art & Street Festival

Winter Activities

In the winter the many hills provide a fun and free place for winter activities such as Snow-Tubing and Sledding.

Hours

The park is open daily from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. in the summer, and from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. in the winter.

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Fly with the Flock 5K

Running with Nature, 5K Run, Ogden Nature Center, Ogden, Utah, Children's Activities, Family, Annual Pancake BreakfastThe Ogden Nature Center’s annual 5K Trail Run and Pancake Breakfast is slated for the first Saturday in May annually.

This isn’t your average 5K– you’ll also get to meet live birds, enjoy a yummy pancake breakfast, score a fun goodie bundle & a cool, technical t-shirt as well as a kids dash & fun activities for the littles!

1st Saturday in May Annually

Ogden Nature Center
966 W 12th St Ogden, UT 84404-5410 (801) 621-7595

Virtual Super Bowl Run – Utah

Virtual Super Bowl Run, Running, Salt Lake City, UtahStart Super Bowl Sunday healthy with a nice run before the Big Game. Run your own route with other runner/football fans around the USA.

You’ll be provided with a custom-made numbered bib with your NAME, CITY, and COUNTRY imprinted and  we’ll put you on our MAP!

You can make a small donation to favorite local charity to complete the day.

Bonus: Automatically registers you for World Run Day in November and receive the 2011 Event T-Shirt by mail. Join us!

Willow Creek Park

Willow Creek Park, Sandy, Utah, City Parks, Tennis Courts, Running Trail, Playgrounds, Children's Activities, Sledding, TubingLocated at the northeast end of Sandy City, this full service park provides many recreation opportunities for our citizens. Featuring 1 baseball field, a small utility play field, an outdoor pavilion with 7 picnic tables, a playground and a 1/2 mile jogging trail.

The park is used often by all in the area. One of the prettier parks in the Sandy Parks System.

Winter Activities

Small gentle slopes provide free sledding and tubing fun for the little ones.

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Brigham City Peach Days

Brigham City, Utah Peach Days, Festival, Music, Family, FairThis city-wide event is the longest continually celebrated harvest festival in Utah, and is reported to be the second oldest in the country.

Peach Days is an honored tradition that brings approximately 75,000 spectators a fun-filled weekend that the Top of Utah and Southern Idaho residents look forward to every year.

1st Week of September
Weekend following Labor Day