Whether you are a serious runner or a runner looking for some serious fun, Wichita’s Prairie Fire Marathon is for you! Taken over by the Wichita Sports Commission in 2010, the former “Wichita Marathon” got a new name with new opportunities for the whole family.
Enjoy the full marathon, half marathon, Mayor’s 5K Challenge, youth marathon or Fun Run/Walk. It’s a chance for everyone to join the community on a gorgeous course along the banks of the Arkansas River and around the core of the city.
For serious runners, the Prairie Fire Marathon is a Boston Marathon qualifier; both the half and full marathons follow a fast, flat route through the heart of Wichita. All Prairie Fire Marathons are USATF certified.
Set your sights on completing the Back 2 Back challenge to earn the medal trifecta. Just complete the half or 5k in the spring as well as the half or full marathon in the fall to become a part of this elite group.
You can race anywhere, but participating in the Prairie Fire Marathon Series means one of the best courses in the Midwest, unbeatable hospitality and fun for all ages. See you in Wichita!