Annual Carson Valley Turkey Trot set to run Thanksgiving
Registration is taking place for the second annual Carson Valley Turkey Trot 5K fun run beginning at 8:30 a.m. Nov. 22 at Minden Park, 1601 Sixth St., Minden.
Participants interested in signing up can go online to http://www.classy.org/carsonvalleyturkeytrot or paper registration will be available the day of the event starting at 7:30 a.m. Warm-up for the run will begin at 8:15 a.m.
The event offers snacks, coffee, T-shirts, swag bags, a photo booth, prizes and more. T-shirts are not guaranteed for registrations completed after Nov. 1.
Dogs on leashes are welcome, and fun outfits are encouraged.
General entry frees are $35 for single participants $85 for families of four and $200 for teams of 10. The price goes up on Nov. 22 to $40 for singles, $100 for families of four and $275 for teams of 10.
Event organizers are seeking to raise $10,000. As of Nov. 14, according to http://www.classy.org, more than $6,000 had been generated.
The event benefits the Douglas Animal Welfare Group and Carson Valley Community Food Closet and is being sponsored by In Plain Sight, the Town of Minden, Minden/Carson City Kaia Fit and Tahoe Production House. For more information, call 775-782-3711 or visit http://www.carsonvalleycommunityfoodcloset.org.