Carson Valley Days 5K on June 10 in Gardnerville |

Carson Valley Days 5K on June 10 in Gardnerville

Staff Reports

“Our Heroes: First Responders” will be the theme for the 10th annual Carson Valley Days 5K Walk-Jog-Run on June 10 along Highway 395 in Gardnerville.

The walk, jog, run is scheduled to start at 8:15 a.m. from the intersection of Highway 395 and Waterloo Lane. Check-in opens at 7:30 a.m. in the Walgreens parking lot. The finish line will be at Lampe Park.

To go with this year’s Carson Valley Days theme, “Salute to First Responders,” the walk, jog, run has its own them, “Our Heroes: First Responders,” and challenges participants to dress as a hero in their life or community who supports the well-being of other individuals or our community as a whole.

Pre-registration is $30 for adults 18 and over and $10 for youth under 18. Race day registration is $40 for adults and $15 for youth under 18.

This event is sponsored by the Carson Valley Active 20/30 club and supports the Partnership of Community Resources, a local nonprofit dedicated to substance abuse prevention and wellness promotion.

Visit for information or to register.

3-on-3 basketball tourney on June 10

Me-for-Incredible-Youth, Inc. (MEFIYI) is hosting its third annual Carson Valley Days 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament on June 10 at the Douglas County Community & Senior Center.

The competition will begin after the Carson Valley Days Parade. A 1:30 p.m. check-in time is scheduled, followed by the start of games at 2 p.m.

Divisions for male, female and coed teams will be available for ages beginning at first grade level.

The cost is $45 for a three-player team or $60 for a four-player team. T-shirts are part of the fee.

Visit the community & senior center, call 782-5500, ext. 1, or email for information or to register.

This event is organized by MEFIYI and sponsored by Active Men’s 20/30 Club #85.

Carson Valley Days volleyball set

Adult and youth players alike will be part of the action when the ninth annual Carson Valley Days Grass Volleyball Tournament is held on June 11 at Lampe Park.

Registration for the Sunday tournament will open at 8 a.m. followed by the start of play at 9 a.m. on grass courts next to the Carson Valley Days Carnival on the east side of the park.

There will be 4-on-4 divisions for open, women and coed and 6-on-6 youth divisions for fifth-sixth graders, seventh-eighth graders and high school (non-varsity).

Registration fees are $60 for adult teams (players must be 16 or older) and $30 for youth teams (players must be under 18 on game day). Entries are due by June 7.

Call Dan Hannah at 775-721-5223 or Douglas County Parks and Recreation at 782-5500, ext. 1, for more information.

Douglas alumni golf tournament on June 16

The Douglas High School football program will host its sixth annual alumni golf tournament June 16 at the Carson Valley Golf Course.

The Friday tournament starts at 9 a.m. with a post-tournament luncheon to follow at the Carson Valley Country Club.

The cost to play in the tournament is $100 per person for those who register before May 1 ($125 afterward) or $400 for a foursome. Hole sponsorships are available for $100.

Contact Douglas football coach Ernie Monfiletto at for information.