Fitness thru walking & running the relaxing, enjoyable,  and successful way. 


Join us for your Half & Full Marathon training this year on Sunday mornings at 7:00am from "VFW Post 76" on the San Antonio's River Walk, 10th street and Ave B. just off Broadway.
We also train on Tuesdays and Thursdays evenings at 1830 hours from VFW Post 76 walking or running from 2 to 8 miles, followed by a Social. Our group has a large number of veterans, their wife's and families who join us weekly.
 Every month on the 20th we run/stroll to the Alamo and back as a "Veteran's Suicide Awareness Prevention" activity for all those veterans (20) who commit suicide daily.   
  All our meetings are Open to General Public
 Let Coach Johnny Purnell provide a training schedule and necessary assistance
to get you there safely and comfortably.
       On Fridays, we have breakfast at Pete's Taco House on Avenue B at Brooklyn. 
     Gather at 0900 to discuss training, upcoming events, items for the good of our organizations.  Everyone is welcome, tell us about your plans for the weekend. Open to walkers, joggers, runners, and bikers understand that everyone has different schedules and financial capabilities so Purnell Racing offers three FREE "Group Marathon" training sessions weekly           
       Special Note: Reflective gear is always highly encouraged for not just vehicular    
                              traffic but foot traffic as well!!!                                                           Go to: raceentry,com to register ONLINE FOR ALL of OURRACES !
All registered athletes in each USA Track & Field event will receive, POINTS, REFRESHMENTS, T-SHIRTS, Lone Star BEERS & age group AWARDS!
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Contact Coach Johnny (B Good) Purnell
Or by Phone: 210-385-8248    Mailing address: P.O.Box 90928, San Antonio, TX   
1. We'll conduct your next Non-Profit's or Convention race
2 - Coaching you to run your fastest 5k, 10k, Half or full Marathon.
3 -  We'll provide all your race needs. Measured & marked safe race course, Finish line, Timing, Quality Staff, Police Officers, City permit, T-shirts, Race Bibs w/Safety pens, Refreshments, Water Stations, all your needs !!

USA Track & Field - South Texas is hosting a "Grand Prix Race Series" Starting
with 10 to 12 races this in 2017.  Athletes will receive points for signing up and winning these races. Each athlete will receive 5 points for signing up for a race. USATF members will receive an additional 5 points per race. Winners will receive 5 points for winning their age group, 2nd place will receive 3 points and 3rd place will receive 2 points. Plus over winners receive 2 additional points.
    At the end of each quarter the top ten athletes will receive a gift bag with valuable items from sponsor. At the end of the season there will be a cash reward paid out in the following order: 1st place will receive $1,000.00,  2nd place will receive $750.00, 3rd place will receive $500.00 and 4th place will receive $300.00, 5th place will receive $150.00 for a total of $2,700.00.

Good Luck! 
4 July 2017 "Let Freedom Run" 5k Run/ Fun Walk
Schertz Civic Center, 1400 Schertz Parkway, starting at 9:15am. This event runs the parade route prior to the parade with thousands cheering you along.
    Early Packet pick up on Monday Tycoon Flats 7/3/17 12:00p - 3:00p , 2926 N. St. Mary's street, San Antonio, TX 78212. Late packet pick up & registration race day at 0745 hours at race start/finish.    
Click link below to register
USATF Grand Prix Series Race #6 with chip timing by CC timing!

10 September 2017 0900   "9/11 HEROES RUN 5K"
Travis Manion Foundation event   "IF NOT ME, THEN WHO...." 5k Run & 1M Fun Run, Texas A&M University-San Antonio: One University Way. These events unite communities to Honor the sacrifices of those heroes from September 11th and the wars since, to include, veterans, active duty, first responders, and families of the fallen.   
Click the link below to register
USATF Grand Prix Series Race #7 with chip timing by CC timing!

16 September 2017 0630 "AAFP Convention 5k"
Private Run

8 October 2017 0730 Army-Dillo 10 Miler and 20 Miler
(ROCK 'N' ROLL) FULL Marathon/half marathon warm up events !
Leon Creek Greenway behind Drury Inn, IH 10 and 1604.
Complete Address: 15806 W HI-10 San Antonio, Texas.
   Packet pick up on Friday 6 October at Tycoon Flats 2926 N. St. Mary's Street from 12:00p - 3:30p and late registration & packet pick up Sunday (race day) morning starting at 0645 hours.   
Awards and points to Top winners in both races. Race begins at 7:30am
Click link below to register
USATF Grand Prix Series Race #8 with chip timing by CC timing!
31 October 2017 0600 "Convention Run" for ASRM
Private Run
5 November 2017 0900 "J.W. Rice Memorial Cross Country Challenge"
USA TRACK & FIELD Association's Championships Cross Country Race # 1.
 Location: Rice's Ranch, 3648 Country Road 334 Stockdale, Texas 78619. Plan on spending the day out in the country.
USA Track & Field South Texas Grand Prix Series Race #9 with chip timing by CC timing!

23 November 2017 0800 32nd Annual Turkey Trot for Tots 5K Fun Run
Blue Bonnet on Lookout Road and Schertz parkway. This event supports The Young Marines and the local Toys for Tot's programs. Bring a new unwrapped Toy for this years "Toys for Tot's" drive. Click the link below to register
USA Track & Field South Texas Grand Prix Series Race # 10 with Chip timing all attendees.
26 November 2017 0900 "J.W. Rice Memorial Cross Country Challenge" 
USA TRACK & FIELD Association's Championships Cross Country Race # 2. 
Location: Rice's Ranch, 3648 Country Road 334 Stockdale, Texas 78619. Plan on spending the day out in the country.
USA Track & Field South Texas Grand Prix Series Race #11 with chip timing by CC timing!

30-31 December 24hr Race and Relay - @ Texas A&M University-San Antonio Texas. One University Way, San Antonio Texas 78224. This race with start 0900 Saturday 30th December and end  0900 Sunday 31th of December. Teams consist of ten members each running two mile laps. The 24 hour run will consist of: experience runners with at least 3 marathons under 5 hours each or one 50 miler this year. Check with race management for further details - Purnell Race Management.  Race number #12 ending the 2017 USATF Grand Prix Race Series

Cash Awards for the Top Five USA Track and Field Grand Prix Series Championships will be given out at this event !!

                                                        Johnny Purnell 
Johnny Purnell, Race Management,
Personal Trainer, Marathon Coach for life/RWB coach,
President-Run-A-Way Running Club &
(Retired US Army Sgt Maj)(210)385-8248
"Finish the Race"  Acts 20:21
All our races are posted on running & walking websites, face book accounts, newsletters, general notices to the public, military post, pools, parks, and Special Running Stores, Gym's and athletic hangout.