Prairie Fire Marathon

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The Prairie Fire Marathon is a USATF Certified Race and a Boston Marathon Qualifier (Certification #KS13034TR). It is the RRCA State of Kansas Championship Marathon. The start/finish line is at 455 S. Wichita St., Wichita, KS 67202. The Prairie Fire Marathon is electronically bib timed. We will be using the BIBTAG chip timing system for both the start and finish of the race. Your race number is also your "chip" for timing. The Prairie Fire Marathon promises a fast and exciting course taking runners through the heart of Wichita. While on the course, runners are able to view Wichita’s exciting entertainment district as well as the beauty of some of the nicest residential areas the city has to offer.

Register Online


All participants must register! We recommend that you register online, but we will accept mail-in registrationsRegistrations will be accepted at the Fit For Life Expo on Saturday, October 13th at Century II Exhibition Hall from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.



All marathon participants will receive a participants gift. Finishers will also receive:

  • Finisher's Medal
  • Technical Finisher's Shirt


Start Time

The full marathon starts at 7:30 a.m. There will be NO early starts.

Full marathon participants must be at least 16 years old on race day. Walkers are welcome in the Prairie Fire Marathon and we do ask that they start behind the runners.


Additional Divisions Include: Clydesdales and Fillies

Clydesdales: 170-190, 191-210, 211-230 & 231+     

Fillies: 145+

Registering as a Clydesdale or Filly makes you ineligible for an age group award.

Please list your weight on tehe registration form.

 Register by September 7th to receive

your customized race bib!


Maps and Documents 


Refund Policy

The Prairie Fire Race Series does not offer refunds or transfers for any reason.




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