News, events and stories from the Prairie Fire Marathon.

Meet the Spring 1/2 Marathon Pace Team

Take a minute to meet the incredible runners who will be pacing this spring!   1:30 TEAM Zach Bailor Since racing for the Friends Cross Country team for two years, Zach has run multiple half marathons, marathons, and 50Ks. Zach is...

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Meet The Prairie Fire Half Marathon Pace Team!

We are pleased to introduce you to your pacers for the 2012 Prairie Fire Half Marathon! This group was comprised of local runners, ready to lead you to your goal. Don’t forget, you can meet the Full Pace Team from...

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New Kid in the Neighborhood: The B58 Hustler Hustle 5K!!

Here’s a great last minute tip on how to spend your Saturday! Take the whole family out to support Hesston’s newest race. Our friends have a great event scheduled for the morning!   Here’s what the Hesston Paper recently reported!...

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Becky Faaborg Trained for a Half Marathon and Ended Up Beating Cancer

We met Becky last year at the Prairie Fire Marathon. Her amazing story and perseverance has brought tears to all of our eyes. Please meet an inspriring woman who signed her last email with these words, “I really want the word to...

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Local Joe Jennifer White, Local Superhero

Have you met Jennifer White? Have you seen her on TV or heard her on the radio, or maybe read about her in the paper? This Local Joe has inspired us before she even tied up her first running shoe. She’s been...

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KMUW Street Team Spreads the Fire!

DID YOU KNOW THAT OUR LOCAL NPR STATION, KMUW, IS OUT AND ABOUT SPREADING THE WORD ABOUT PFM? THEY HAVE A WHOLE TEAM TRAINING AND BLOGGING TOO! CHECKING WITH THEIR DAILY POSTS AND GET INSPIRED TO JOIN THE FIRE! Meet the KMUW...

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Our Most Honest Joe: Cassandra Schwartz

This will be one of the best stories to tell. Our Local Joe, Cassandra Schwartz, has been brutally honest about the trials of becoming a runner. She never holds back her feelings and we love it. She mentioned how the tale of the “runner’s...

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Good Grief 5K: A Fantastic Tune-Up Race That Makes a Difference

Another fantastic tune-up race has hit the scene. The Good Grief 5K has a unique day and time and is loaded with great incentives to get out and run. More than that, the proceeds go towards a fantastic cause. Hear from Dave...

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Unofficial Team Captain, John Thompson

Have you been following their tweets? If you follow the #PFMJoes hashtag, you’ll see plenty of tweets from John Thompson. He’s the unofficial team captain of the Local Joes. Always wearing a smile and always rallying for his fellow Joes....

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Get Your Sparky Sticker Today!

Have you gotten your Sparky sticker yet? If that answer is no, make sure you get in on all the ways to get yours! We’re excited to show the city how considerate runners are. We’re trading stickers for Kansas Food...

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