Climb, Run & Roll for a Cause 

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This weekend may be one of your last chances to enjoy the sunshine and some active activism, be it climbing mountains to fight ovarian cancer or running a 5K to support those who have run the long road of recovery from addiction. You can also run or roll to support the Utah Independent Living Center for the organization’s annual fundraiser.

Climb4Life
Friday-Sunday, Sept. 14-16
The HERA Women’s Cancer Foundation is calling on hikers and climbers to gear up for a weekend in the Wasatch Mountain to raise money for the fight against ovarian cancer. For a $75 registration fee, participants can choose from three different guided hikes including a summit at Mt. Aire, Grandeur Peak or Gobblers Knob. The event also features two parties: hors’ d’oeuvres and a cash bar at Café Trio on Friday, and dinner and dancing at Black Diamond on Saturday. Various locations, Sept. 14-16, visit HERAFoundation.org for addresses and registration info

Salt Lake City Recovery Day
Saturday, Sept. 15
The road to recovery from drug addiction is long and difficult, but there are thousands of people and dozens of organizations cheering along those running for recovery. This weekend, join the Salt Lake City Recovery Day celebration by joining the free 5K run/walk to help raise awareness of the struggle of those battling addiction. The event will also feature live music, food and activities for children. Gallivan Center, 239 S. Main, 855-968-7272, Sept. 15, 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., UtahRecoveryDay.com

Independent Living 5K Fun Run & Roll
Saturday, Sept. 15
Join the Utah Independent Living Center help make the lives of Utah seniors and people with disabilities a little easier at the nonprofit’s annual 5K, fun run, walk and roll. A $15 registration fee ($20 day of) will get you into a prize drawing and the race that you can run, jog or cruise through in a wheelchair. Veterans Memorial Park, 1985 W. 7800 South, West Jordan, 801-466-5565, Sept. 15, 8:30 a.m., UILC.org

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