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Backpacking/Hiking/Orienteering

Oct. 1-2: North Idaho College Outdoor Pursuits program women’s backpacking trip through the Selkirk Crest trailhead north of Sandpoint. Fees: $20. Info: (208) 769-7809.

Baseball/Softball

Sept. 25: Spokane Eagle Sportswear 18-U fastpitch softball tryouts, 9 a.m. to noon at Whitworth College. Info: Fuzzy Buckenburger, 993-8888.

Sign up: Pacific Northwest Scouting Bureau tryouts and evaluations for October national showcase in Las Vegas, ages 11-18. Info: (425) 486-4878.

Sign up: Spokane Illusion 23-U women’s fastpitch softball tryouts. Info: Dwayne or Lavonne, 926-3003.

Basketball

Oct. 29-30: Tenth Annual EWU Fall Shootout 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament at the Eastern Washington University Sports & Recreation Center in Cheney. Double-elimination tournament, registration deadline Oct. 14. Info: 359-7877.

Sign up: Mt. Spokane Fall Classic 40 and Over 3 on 3 league, Sundays starting Oct. 2 at Mt. Spokane High School, 1-3:30 p.m. Two games each day, each team guaranteed 15 games. Fees: $400 per team, up to five players per team. Info: Jim Preston, 465-7213.

Nature

Sept. 24: National Public Lands Day trail cleanup event at Priest Lake State Park, 9 a.m. to noon. Free barbecue for participating volunteers at 12:30 p.m. Info: (208) 443-2200.

Running/Walking

Oct. 8: Friends of Eastern Second Annual Fun Run & Walk, 10 a.m. at Waterfront Park in Medical Lake. Proceeds for 3.3-mile run/walk benefit Eastern State Hospital. Fees: $10, includes T-shirt. Info: 299-4280.

Oct. 16: Spokane Marathon, Half-Marathon, Marathon Relay and Five-Mile Run, 8 a.m. at the Riverfront Park turnout at Howard and Spokane Falls Boulevard. Early registration deadline Sept. 28. Fees: $22 marathon ($40 with sweatshirt), $12 half-marathon ($12 with long sleeved T-shirt), $7 five-mile run ($12 with short sleeved T-shirt). Info: 624-4297.

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