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Prairie Fire Wichita Spring Races

Course Descriptions & Registration

Spring Races Registration

Registration will open for this event on Saturday, November 14, 2020.       REGISTER HERE

NOTE: Please read our policies below before registering for your event! After registering, please read our Runner Information and Packet Pickup location.

Half Marathon

Half Marathon

The Prairie Fire Spring Half Marathon is a USATF Certified Race (KS16006TJD). This single loop begins near the Wichita Boathouse then heads west toward Friends University. From there, runners pass through the historic Delano District before running along the river and through Riverside Park, Oak Park, and Sim Park.

5K

5K

The Prairie Fire Spring 5K is USATF certified, single loop design. The race begins near the Wichita Boathouse, heads south along the river, and then around Wichita West High School. Runners will take in the sights of the historic Delano District before heading to the finish line.

Sparky’s Kids 1 Mile and Fun Run/Walk

Sparky’s Kids 1 Mile and Fun Run/Walk

The one-mile out and back separate events both begin by the Wichita Boathouse and head south on McLean along the river to the turnaround point.

Back 2 Back (B2B)

Back 2 Back (B2B)

Participants MUST complete running in the 5K or Half Marathon events in the Spring to register for the 5K, Half, or Full B2B in the Fall. Participants must complete the Spring & Fall races to be eligible for commemorative items. Registration alone will not release race amenities.

  • Participants must be 16 years of age (or have parental consent with a signed waiver).
  • Participants WILL receive their first commemorative B2B bib and finisher t-shirt for the race they are running at the Spring KidFest Expo. Finisher medals will be awarded at the finish line.
  • All Back-2-Back Challengers will have access to the exclusive VIP Tent on race weekend. You will need to have your B2B commemorative bib to access the tent.

Spring Registration Policies

Please read carefully before registering for any event.

  • The Prairie Fire Race Series does not offer refunds for any reason.
  • Packet pickup will be held Saturday, May 1st, 2021 at the Wichita Boathouse 515 S. Wichita, 67202 from 9:00 AM-5:00 PM.
  • All packets must be picked up on Friday or Saturday at the expo.
  • There is no race day packet pickup!
  • Packets cannot be mailed to participants.
  • Participants unable to get to packet pickup may have someone else pick up their packet for them. Their representative must show a copy of the participant’s photo ID and a note authorizing the representative to pick up the packet in order to claim the packet and premiums.
  • A $10 fee will be charged for changing races. You must notify the Prairie Fire Race Series office by e-mail or U.S. mail on or before Friday, April 30th to change races or make the change at the expo on Saturday, May 1st.

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