Two Big Events In Rim Country This Weekend


Two major events will keep everyone busy this weekend. The Payson, Parks, Recreation & Tourism Department, along with commercial sponsors, will present the Mountain High Games Friday, June 1 through Sunday, June 3 at the Payson Event Center.

Registration starts at noon, Friday, for a variety of events, from ATV trail rides on all three days, an ATV Rodeo Friday night and a Trucks Only Demolition Derby Saturday night to Sawdust Festival competitions, a Dutch oven cooking contest, archery, mountain bike and trail runs.

There are some age restrictions in some of the events and fees to participate, but almost all of the contests include prize money.

To learn more, go to www.paysonrim

The annual Rim Relay for Life is from 6 p.m. tonight, Friday, June 1 through 6 a.m., Saturday, June 2 at the Payson High School track (at the football field). There will be food, fun, entertainment and an opportunity to support those fighting cancer and remembering loved ones lost to the disease.

There will be a survivors’ walk early in the event and the lighting of memorial luminarias around 9 p.m.


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