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  • Accepting Applications for 2015 Local Joes

    Achieving Goals

    As you enter into the New Year and you still want to achieve that goal you set for running and getting in great shape. Whether you’re a novice or experienced runner, the Prairie Fire Local Joes program might be just what you’re looking for to help you attain that goal! Please review the amenities and requirement for participating as a Local Joe.

    Rewards for being a Local Joe

    If selected to be a Local Joe, you will receive:

    • Free Start2Finish training program
    • Complimentary Prairie Fire Race entry for 2015
    • Each participant will receive a free pair of running shoes
    • Local Joes’ participant shirt
    • Opportunity for great bonding and support with fellow Local Joes

    Requirements to be selected

    What we need from our Local Joes:

    • Agree to volunteer at the Spring Prairie Fire Expo on Saturday, May 2nd
    • Agree to volunteer or run/walk the 5K on Sunday, May 3rd
    • Attend 75% of all scheduled Start2Finish Training Sessions
    • Share your experience on social media. We’ll even help you get setup and show you how to share your thoughts!
    • Volunteer at the Fit for LIFExpo on Saturday, October 10th
    • Run one of the Prairie Fire Races on Sunday, October 11th

    B2B Challenge - Sponsored by First Gear Running Company

    FGRCBecome a 2015 Back2Back Challenger!

    B2B Amenities

    Prices include race fees, finisher’s tech shirt, gift, medals, B2B VIP tent, drinks, food and all race amenities, plus all of the runners will receive their online race photos FREE. (Spring & Fall Races) This is a new added amenity for all runners in 2015 Prairie Fire races.
    Plus Prairie Fire Back 2 Back Challenge (B2B) participants will receive the following commemorative
    race amenities:
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    • First Gear B2B Race Fit Training Program "RFT" powered by "First Gear Running Company"
    • B2B Finisher Medal (after completion of fall race)
    • B2B Commemorative Gear (after completion of fall race)
    • B2B Commemorative Bib
    • Exclusive B2B VIP Tent Access

    For more information or questions about "RFT" powered by First
    Running Company, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    Back 2 Back Challenge Qualifications

    2015 Back2Back Registration Fees
        Event Jan 1-Feb 15
        Spring 5K to Fall Half   $90.00
        Spring Half to Fall Half    $115.00
        Spring Half to Fall Full    $135.00


    • Participant must have run the 5K or Half Marathon in the Spring to be eligible to register
      for the Half or Full B2B in the Fall.  
    • Participant must complete the Spring & Fall races to be eligible for commemorative items.
      Registration alone will not release race amenities.
    • Participants must be at least 16 yrs of age to participant or have parental permission, and
      release of liability wavier.

    Register Online

    Download Registration Form

    Register with Active.com

    Spring Fit for Life Expo

    • All participants MUST pick-up their race packet at the Fit for Life Expo on May 2, 2015 at Century II Expo Hall
    • All participants MUST have their commemorative B2B Bid to race on race day.

    B2B Commemorative Items Distribution Process:

    • Participants WILL receive their first commemorative B2B Bib at the Spring Fit For Life Expo
    • Participants WILL recieve their commemorative B2B Shirt at the Fall Fit For Life Expo
    • Participants WILL receive their commemorative B2B medal on Fall race day at the finish line.

    *Participants will recieve their Prairie Fire Fall Race Series finisher shirts at Fall Expo and medal for the race they are running at the finish line of Fall Race.

     B2B VIP Tent:

    All Back 2 Back Challengers will have access to the exclusisve VIP Tent on race weeked. You will need to have your B2B commemorative bib to access the tent.

    B2B Medal Trifecta

    Get excited, your B2B bling awaits you at the finish line!

             See 2014 Medals Awarded below.

    Group Medals Website




    Spring Race Registration Fee Schedule (2015)

     Event Jan. 1 - Feb 15
    Spring Half Marathon $60.00
    Spring 5K $35.00
    Sparky's Kid's Mile $10.00
    Fun Run / Walk $15.00



     Back2Back Race Registration Fee Schedule (2015)

     Event Jan. 1 - Feb 15
    Spring 5K to Fall Half $90.00
    Spring Half to Fall Half $115.00
    Spring Half to Fall Full $135.00



     Fall Race Registration Fee Schedule (2015)

     Event Jan. 1 - Feb 15
    Full Marathon $80.00
    Half Marathon $60.00
    5K $35.00
    Youth Marathon $10.00
    Red Fun Run / Walk $15.00


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Join us on Saturday night for fellowship and carb loading at the annual pasta dinner on October 10th at the Hyatt Regency Wichita.!


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Local Joes

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The nine Local Joes have agreed to let us closely observe their fall training as they all strive to meet their goals.


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