News, events and stories from the Prairie Fire Marathon.

Win a “I SPARKY ICT” Shirt!

Our coveted and limited edition I (SPARKY) ICT tech shirts have created quite a buzz this summer. People keep asking how they can get their hands on one. Well, here’s your chance! 1st chance will be this week! Download our...

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The Prairie Fire Pace Team is Hitting the Streets Once More. This Time it’s for The Johnston’s 1/2 Marathon

The local runners have given so much to us at Prairie Fire. They have trained in cold and heat for our events, talked us up across social media, accepted us when we’ve made mistakes, and helped us grow to a...

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Want to Run Stronger? Zeal Fitness Can Help.

The body goes through a lot during a run. Muscles call upon each other in ways they never do in any other activity. Some get stronger through the action, others get worn down. One of the best ways to continue...

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Checking in with Local Joe Emily Behlmann

Emily Behlmann covers lots of turf on a daily basis. The busy woman is all over the city collecting the latest scoops on Wichita Business news as she is the Web Producer of the Wichita Business Journal. She oversees the website...

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Checking in With Local Joe, Sean

We are so proud of the hard work unlikely runner, Sean C. Amore has put in over the last few weeks. He’s been training with GoRun’s Start2Finish Program and has let us watch him through tweets, Facebook posts, and Daily...

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A Great Cause to Train

Our community is full of great events. We love the local running community and want to do our best to highlight other races. This week we’re highlighting the Kidzcope 5K. 5Ks are a great speed workout for distance runners. They’re...

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Meet the 2013 Joes

Every year we like to pluck various people out of the local social media world and give them a shot to be a Prairie Fire finisher. We aren’t looking to find fast, seasoned, or even willing runners. We’re looking for...

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Darcy Ali Discovers What it Means to be a Runner on PFM Courses

                      The Inaugural Prairie Fire Spring Half Marathon was my second half marathon. I had chosen to do this race after completing the 14 October 2012 fall race. For my...

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Anya Clifford Finished her First Half Marathon, One Mile at a Time

On June 2, 2012, I ran the 2 mile River Run in just under 20 minutes. I had been “training” with the Couch 2 5K program for the previous 6 months or so. Prior to that, I had not run...

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Brenton’s Inspiring 5K

We love stories of inspiration. Brenton shared how his 5K experience has lead him to train for the fall half marathon. Share your storie with us too! Sparky@prairiefiremarathon.com _____________________________________________________________________________   Last August, on my 30th birthday, I timed my first mile since I...

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