Relaxing. Enjoyable. Successful.

Join us for your Half & Full Marathon training this year on Sunday morning's at 7:30am from "VFW Post 76" on the San Antonio's River Walk", Ten 10th street and Ave B. just off Broadway.
We also train on Tuesdays and Thursdays evenings at 1830 hours from VFW Post 76 from 2 to 8 miles, followed by a Social.
   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.   
     SPECIAL RWB MEET UP / Open to General Public
If you have plans on training this year to finish a half marathon or a full marathon, join us and let Coach Johnny Purnell provide a training schedule and necessary assistance
to get you there safely and comfortable.
John Purnell of the Run-A-Way Running Club that was established (1980),
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 OUR RACES !
All registered athletes in each race will receive, POINTS in the USATF Race Series, 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 or 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

Want to register for all of the 2017 USA T&F Grand Prix Series races with one click? Go to

12 February 2017 0800  "Sweetheart 5K walk or run" Bluebonnet Palace on Lookout Road, Registration on race day at 7:00am, Event begins at 8am
Pre-race Packet pick-up and early registration 12:00p to 3:00p on 11 Feb at Tycoon Flats on St. Mary's Street.
Couples are tied together by a lanyard for the entire 5K and must kiss when crossing the finish line! Come out and kiss your sweetheart!
USAT&F Grand Prix Series Race number One with Chip timing by CC timing !

17 February 2017 1500 hours, Convention run/walk Lady Bird Johnson Park - convention run. This is a closed event !

4 March 2017 0900 "Wilenchik's Walk for Life 5k" This is a Fun event to raise awareness and funds for the CTRC and bring friends of Mr. Wilenchik to an event for life. For additional information please contact Mary Spence, City of Schertz  

18 March 2017 0800 "We Back The Blue 5K" River City Community Church
Run registration begins at 7:00am.
This run supports Selma PD Criminal Prevention Program's "Neighborhood Watch Program."
USAT&F Grand Prix Series Race number Two with Chip timing by CC timing !

22 April 2017 0730 San Antonio's Annual "Earth Day 5K" and Earth day activities w/50+ info Booths held at Woodlawn Lake from 0730 - until 1700 hours.
More information to follow closer to the date
Click the link below to register
USAT&F Grand Prix Series Race number three with Chip Timing by CC Timing !

6th May 2017 "Lone Star Handgun Mud Run'n Gun" 0900
2661 N Graytown Rd Converse, Texas 78109. All shooters are provided handguns and suppressor & ammo for the event. Packet pick up at Lone Star Handgun on Saturday, May 5th, 2017 at 11am-3pm. Door prizes and venders will be there for you to participate in and refreshments for you to enjoy. 15 Obstacles will be placed through out the 4k mud run

27 May 2017 0830 "16th Annual Police Officers & Firefighter Memorial 5k" Heroes Stadium on Thousand Oaks, Pre-race packe. t pick up on 26 May from 11:30a to 4:00pm Tycoon Flats on St. Mary's street. Race Day early registration at 7:15a with race at 8:30am. Pre-race welcome ceremony at 8:15am with Police Honor Guard, Taps, National Anthem, etc;    
USAT&F Grand Prix Series Race number four with Chip timing by CC timing !! 
Click the link below to register

4 June 2017  0530 Convention Run

18 June 2017 0800 "Fathers Day 10k race" (5k fun run)  Leon Creek Greenway, behind the Drury Inn at 1604 & IH 10. Pre-race packet pick up from 11:30a to 4pm at Tycoon Flats on 17 June. Age groups awards to 12 categories both genders and Special awards to the oldest & youngest Dad who completes the 10k.
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25 June 2017 0730  Annual "Young Marines Water Gun 5k" Lady  Bird Johnson Park,
This is a fun event with the local Young Marines providing cool down stations along the course with water guns. If you do not have a water gun, one will be provided for you to cool them down and keep them at safe distance while you enjoy this 5k fun run. 

4 July 2017 "Let Freedom Run"5k Run/ Fun Walk at the Schertz Civic Center, 1400 Schertz Parkway, starting at 9:15am. This event runs the parade route prior to the parade. Packet pick up TBA
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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.   
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8 October 2017 0730 Army-Dillo 10 Miler and 20 Miler (Marathon/half warm up event) Leon Creek Greenway behind Drury Inn, IH 10 and 1604. Awards and points to Top winners in both races. Race begins at 7:30am
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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 !!
      Awards for the USA Track and Field Grand Prix Series will be given out at this event !!
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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.

Johnny Purnell 
Johnny Purnell, Race Management,
Personal Trainer, Marathon Coach for life,
President-Run-A-Way Running Club &
(Retired US Army Sgt Maj)(210)385-8248
"Finish the Race"  Acts 20:21