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Weekend Express: Dog sled races and human sled races, cowboy rendezvous

First Published      Last Updated Feb 28 2014 12:47 pm

Plan your weekend with picks from our entertainment reporters, critics and bloggers. For more event listings, visit www.sltrib.com/entertainment. Sports listings can be found here.

7th Annual Urban Iditarod • This Iditarod is just like the real one in Alaska except there are no dogs or sleds and is only about 4 miles long. Humans race through downtown Salt Lake City in this version, pulling shopping carts and making rest stops along the way at local pubs and clubs. More information, https://www.facebook.com/events/217580958426775/.

When: 2 p.m. Saturday

Where: Starts at 400 South and West Temple



Admission: Participation is free of charge

K9 Challenge Sled Dog Race • If humans pulling shopping carts isn't your thing, you can watch real dog teams race at this event. Bring your own chairs. More information, k9challenge.squarespace.com/.

When: Racing starts 8:30 a.m. Saturday

Where: Middle Sinks area of Logan Canyon

Admission: Free

Diabetes Expo • Health screenings, workshops, cooking demonstrations and experts on preventing and managing diabetes. More information, bit.ly/1m6kLnH.

When: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday

Where: South Towne Expo Center, 9575 S. State St., Sandy

Admission: Free

13th Annual Belly Dance Spring Fest • This annual festival is the largest belly dancing festival in Utah with more than 400 dancers. Live music,vendors, food, tarot readings and more. Information, www.bellydancingbythia.com/springfest.html.

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