ADA – The annual Skunk Run 5k and one-mile fun walk is set to begin at 8 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at Wintersmith Park.

The 5k is a USA Track and Field-sanctioned event on a certified course. Awards will be given in more than a dozen age groups, ranging from 8 and under to 75 and over.

The one-mile fun walk will begin at 8 a.m., and the 5k starts at 8:30 a.m.

Packet pickup and on-site registration begin at 7:15 a.m. at the Wintersmith Lodge.

Strollers are welcome, but pets will not be allowed.

To pre-register, visit Online registration closes today.

This event is open to the public at no charge.

For more information or to register, call (580) 559-0880 or email

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Eric Swanson is the City Hall and general assignment reporter for The Ada News. He spent 15 years working at the Dodge City Daily Globe in Dodge City, Kansas, before joining The Ada News’ staff in 2012.