Photo: Ninth-annual Youth Foundation Turkey Trot is Thanksgiving Day
The ninth-annual Turkey Trot will be held at 9:30 a.m. Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26. Preregistration for the family and pet-friendly 5K run/walk through Eagle-Vail is $10 per person until noon Wednesday, Nov. 25, and $15 per person on race day. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., and the race starts at 9:30 a.m. at the Eagle-Vail Pool. The first 500 registrants receive a T-shirt. All proceeds benefit the Youth Foundation and the Eric Spry Memorial Scholarship Fund, established in memory of local runner and Battle Mountain High School graduate Eric Spry. For more information and to register, visit http://www.vvf.org/education/youth-foundation.
Wolves were a problem for ranchers when Kip Gates’ great-great-grandfather homesteaded in the area. He doesn’t want the problem to return.