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Prairie Fire Marathon

Wichita's Premier Marathon Series

In 2010, the Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission took ownership of the Prairie Fire Marathon, which had previously been known as the Wichita Marathon.

Attention Marathon Runners!

Have you signed up to run the virtual race in Boston this year? If so, consider joining us in Wichita and run your virtual race at a LIVE EVENT! The 2021 Prairie Fire Marathon takes place on Sunday, October 10th which is during your race window! Located in the heart of the country, we’d love to have you join us on race weekend. Select the “Fall Races” tab above to learn more about our event!

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In 2010, the Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission took ownership of the Prairie Fire Marathon (previously known as the Wichita Marathon). For the first time, not only was a full marathon race offered, but also a half marathon, 5K, youth marathon, and one-mile walk.

In 2013, we expanded into the Spring running season offering our Half Marathon, 5K, Sparky’s Kids Mile, and a Fun Run/Walk. Both the Spring and Fall events make up the Prairie Fire Race Series.

Since the inaugural Prairie Fire race in 2010, the Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission has contributed over $155,000 to other local charities and organizations.

Since the inaugural Prairie Fire race in 2010, the Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission has contributed over $155,000 to other local charities and organizations. Over the course of a decade, more than 48,000 runners have participated in our races. Many have traveled to Wichita from all 50 states and 15 foreign countries. 

Prairie Fire Marathon is now the premier urban Wichita, Kansas marathon. Kansas runners can count on flat, fast, Boston qualifying courses each year with our Spring and Fall races. The Spring race is held on the first Sunday in May, and the Fall race is on the second Sunday in October. Register for a race to see for yourself!

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