See you at the Prairie Fire Fit For Life Expo and races
Via Christi is the presenting sponsor for the Prairie Fire Fit For Life Expo and the fourth annual Prairie Fire Marathon race series that takes place Oct. 12 and 13 in downtown Wichita.
Prairie Fire Fit For Life Expo
The Prairie Fire Fit For Life Expo will be held on Saturday, Oct. 12, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Century II Exhibition Hall. There you'll find resources about health and wellness including, sports, nutrition, medical technology and senior living.
In addition the Prairie Fire Fit For Life Expo is also the spot for Prairie Fire runners to pick up their registration materials.
Prairie Fire Marathon race series
The fourth annual Prairie Fire Marathon series will take place on Sunday, Oct. 13, with fun fitness activities for people of all ages and fitness levels.
The fall Prairie Fire Marathon race series, which includes a full and half marathon, 5K, youth race and the My Heart. My Life. Red Fun Run & Walk. For participating in any of the Prairie Fire events, you'll receive a string backpack and a T-Shirt.
New this year is the My Heart. My Life. Red Fun Run & Walk, which is sponsored by Via Christi Health, the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association. It’s a mile-long family-friendly run or stroll along the Arkansas River. The event starts at 10:45 a.m. in front of the Wichita Boathouse. The cost is $20. Pre-registration is required and may be done online.
If you want to take part, remember you’ll want to wear an old shirt and prepare to get “red” along the way and celebrate at the finish line with a red balloon release.
Registration is open for the fall event. Additional details, including volunteer opportunities, event prices and deadlines, are available at www.prairiefiremarathon.com.
Want to volunteer at this year's event? Then click here to sign up to help before, during or after the Expo and races.
Prairie Fire Marathon
Date: Sunday, Oct. 13
More information: www.prairiefiremarathon.com