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The Prairie Fire Marathon Spring Race Start/Finish will be at 455 S. Wichita St, Wichita, KS 67202.

Spring Race Schedule

The Prairie Fire Marathon Spring Race Start/Finish will be at 455 S. Wichita St, Wichita, KS 67202.

SUNDAY, MAY 2ND, 2021

  • 7:30 AM : Half Marathon Start
  • 7:50 AM : 5K Start
  • 9:00 AM : 5K Awards
  • 10:00 AM : Sparky’s Kids Mile & Fun Run/Walk Start
  • 10:20 AM : Half Marathon Awards

Hotels & Car Rentals

  • Hotel Information

    The Drury Plaza Hotel Broadview is serving as the Host Hotel for the Prairie Fire Marathon Race Series and are offering discounted rates. Not only will you get the good rate, but you’ll be within 8-10 blocks of the start/finish line and Wichita’s wonderful downtown experience!

    DRURY BROADVIEW HOTEL

    Drury Broadview HotelThank you for allowing Drury Plaza Hotel Broadview Wichita to be a part of your next great event!  We are looking forward to seeing you soon and we are ready to uphold our reputation for great service & value.  Rooms have been held for your group and to make reservations, please click on the link below. We are just 8 blocks from start line.

    As you might have heard, The Extra’s Aren’t Extra at Drury Hotels!  In addition to the great rate, here are some of the amenities your group will enjoy:

    •  HOT QUIKSTART ® Breakfast – At Drury, “hot” means fresh pancakes, scrambled eggs, biscuits & gravy, sausage and more.
    • 5:30 KICKBACK® – From 5:30-7:00 pm each evening, kick back, relax and enjoy a rotating menu of hot foods and cold beverages.
    • FREE Free Long Distance – One hour every room every night.  
    • FREE Wireless Internet Access – High speed Internet in all rooms and the lobby.
    • FREE Soda and Popcorn – From 3:00 pm to 10:00 pm every night in the lobby.

    Plus much more!

    Please make your reservations by Monday, March 30, 2020 to receive your group rate.  Reservations made after this date will be subject to prevailing rate and availability.

    Book the DRURY BROADVIEW HOTEL SPRING MARATHON

    HOTEL AT WATERWALK

    Hotel at WaterwalkGroup Block Booking Info:

    For Hotel Accommodations:

    • Location: Hotel at WaterWalk, 711 S. Main Street, Wichita KS 67213
    • Phone: (316)263-1061
    • Group Block Name: Prairie Fire 2020
    • Group Rate: $99.99 King Suite  $99.99 One Bedroom  $109.99 Double Suite  $139.99 Loft Suite

    Rates quoted do not include applicable taxes

    **Please make reservation requests on or before Friday, April 10, 2020 to ensure availability and group rates**

    FOR ADDITIONAL HOTEL INFORMATION

  • Rental Cars

    The team at Enterprise Rent-A-Car is proud to be the preferred rental car vendor for the Greater Wichita Sports Commission. Enterprise is offering all runners a special rate. Use the following code L51EWSC to reserve your favorite car.

    The team at Enterprise Rent-A-Car is proud to be the preferred rental car vendor for the Greater Wichita Sports Commission.

     

    Get the Rate Flying to ICT: Visit www.enterprise.com or www.nationalcar.com and reference Account Number L51EWSC to receive the negotiated discount.

    Flying to Jabara: Please call Jabara (aka Midwest Aviation) directly at (316) 636-9700 reference Account Number L51EWSC to receive the negotiated discount. The local Enterprise office will deliver the car to Jabara.

    If you have an Enterprise Plus membership or Emerald Club membership number, please provide it.

  • Air Travel

    Visit www.flywichita.com for flight information

    Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport

Hinkle Law Runners’ Village

Spring Runners’ Village 

Hinkle Law Runners’ Village

One of the most exciting features of the Prairie Fire Race Series is the runners’ village, which is full of everything runners need before and after the race! The 2020 Spring Runners’ Village will be held at 455 S. Wichita, Wichita, KS 67202.

It offers a bag check for personal items, medical tents, free massages, runners food tent, runners information tent, free coffee, and free beer. There’s also water, Gatorade, and fruit as you cross the finish line. In addition to these amenities, there’s also live music on stage for your entertainment.

Another unique part of the Prairie Fire Race Series is our broadcasters at the finish line giving live updates of runners coming into the finish. The live feed can be heard a half mile out for an added rush of adrenaline for runners to finish strong!

Note: Due to COVID restrictions, some Runners’ Village amenities/features may not be available.

Hydration Stations & Restrooms

The Prairie Fire Marathon is proud to serve Gatorade sports drinks at all hydration stations. Fully filtered water is provided by Culligan. GU hydration will also be available in certain locations. Minor emergency supplies (i.e. Band-Aids, Vaseline, ice) will also be available at each station.

Hydration Stations

Hydration Stations

Locations for Spring Races hydration stations to be announced at a later date.

Restroom Facilities

Restroom Facilities

Locations for Spring Races restroom facilities to be announced at a later date.

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