Prairie Punisher Duathlon/5K/10K



The 14th Annual Prairie Punisher Duathlon, presented by the Gardner Parks and Recreation Department, consists of a 5k run, a 34.5k bike ride, followed by a 5k run.  A 10k run, a 5k run as well as a 5k walk will be held in conjunction with the Duathlon.  All 5k walk proceeds will support Gardner Gold Special Olympics.  This event is USAT certified.  No race day sign-ups.

Date Saturday, July 25, 2015
Time 7:00 a.m.
Location Celebration Park
  32701 W. 159th Street
  Gardner, KS  66030
Registration Form Printable Registration Form (pdf)
Registration Online
  Until Friday, July 24 at 7:00 p.m. registration can be faxed,
  e-mailed or done in person at:
  Gardner City Hall
  120 E. Main St.
  Gardner, KS  66030

Forms can be faxed to Gardner Parks and Recreation at 913-856-0970 or e-mailed to  Any forms received after 7:00 p.m. on July 24 will not be entered in the race.

Entry Fees
Postmarked By July 17   After July 17
Duathlon Individuals $60.00   $70.00
Duathlon Teams $70.00   $80.00
10K Run $30.00   $40.00
5K Run $25.00   $35.00
5K Walk $20.00   $30.00

Mail-in deadline and online registration deadline is July 17.  Walk-in deadline is July 24.

Packet Pick-up  
Thursday, July 23- 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.  Gary Gribble's Running Sports- 119th & Quivira  (This location only)  
Friday, July 24- 7:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.  Gardner City Hall- 120 E. Main St. Gardner, KS  (This location only)                                  

As the Prairie Punisher Duathlon is a USAT sanctioned event, all USAT rules apply.  Consult for more information.

  • An entrant may not transfer his/her entry.  Substitutes will not be allowed to participate.
  • A helmet must be worn during the bike segment.
  • No drafting allowed.
  • All entrants must be checked-in between 5:30 a.m. and 6:30 a.m., Saturday, July 12.

Awards will be based on participants’ ages as of December 31, 2014 due to USAT requirements, not age on race day.

Duathlon, 10K and 5K
Awards will be given to 1st and 2nd Overall Male and Female in each age group

  • 19 and under
  • 20-24
  • 25-29
  • 30-34
  • 35-39
  • 40-44
  • 45-49
  • 50-54
  • 55-59
  • 60-64
  • 65-69
  • 70+

Duathlon Teams

  • 1st Co-Ed
  • 1st Male
  • 1st Female

Race Maps
5K Course
10K Course
Duathlon Map

Chip timing will be used.  A $50.00 fee will be charged if chip is not returned.

Participants may be exposed to extreme weather conditions including 90+ degree heat and humidity.  Participants should train for these conditions and be well-hydrated prior to the event.  For information in case of inclement weather, call the weather hotline at 913-543-5305.

There will be no rain date or rescheduling of this event.  NO REFUNDS.

For more information, or to volunteer for this event, contact Matt McClure at 913-856-0936 or at



The Kansas Duathlon Series is for all athletes participating in the following events and is separate and distinct from the USAT regional and national ranking!




 Kansas Duathlon Series Printable Flyer (pdf)
Click HERE to go to the Kansas Duathlon Series informational page



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