"BLOOD, SWEAT, & BEERS" TRAIN 4 "ROCK-N-ROLL 2013"
A GREAT START FOR MY 33RD YEAR "RUNNING SAN ANTONIO", THE FIRST,TRAINING SESSIONS FOR 2013. OUR NUMBERS DOUBLING EVERY WEEK! EVERYONE ENJOYED THE FOUR DIFFERENT BEERS: TECATE LIGHT, SHINER BOCK, DOS EQUIS, AND LONE STAR BOCK !! AWESOME ! NICE ! DO IT AGAIN! WERE SOME OF THE COMMENTS MAKE BY THOSE IN ATTENDANCE .
Next week we'll do it again with the same Beers on Monday at 6:30pm & again on Wednesday at 6:30pm. See you there ? (AS LONG AS THE TRAILS &Â THE BEERS LAST).
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NEW FOR 2013 "BEST OF TEXAS RACE SERIES"
"BE PREPARED" Be the best you can be, have fun while you prepare for your best season !
Yes, I'm taking the guess work out of being ready for the Half Marathon - Rock-N-Roll on, 10 November 2013.
Purnell Racing is hosting a race series with ELEVEN RACES to help you get ready and have fun at the same time. BROUGHT TO YOU BY "SHINER BEERS", Athletes Foot, Purnellracing.com, The Run-A-Way Running Club, FCA, Joseph's Bakery, Waddell & Reed Financial Advisers.
The total rewards for this series will be worth over FIFTEEN HUNDRED DOLLARS IN 2013. cash prize of $500.00 for The Best of Texas Race Series overall winner.
-A cash prize of $350.00 for the second place winner overall, and a cash prize of $250.00 for the third place winner overall in the series, $200.00 for fourth, $150.00 for fifth, $50. for sixth place = $1,500.00
ALL THE BEST OF TEXAS RACE SERIES AWARDS WILL BE GIVEN OUT ON 14 December 2013 at the 28th Annual Toys for Tot's 5kÂ
POINTS AWARDED ACCORDINGLY :
5 points for attendance,
5 points for winning overall,
3 points for first in age group,
2 points for second in age group,
1 point for third in age group,
6 points for volunteering,Â (no other points awarded at that race)
2 points for USA Track & Field members once.
At each race we have door Prizes at all races for registered athletes.
Examples: TWO - one night stays at a downtown Hotel.
Four $25.00 cash door prizes at each race.
$50.00 certificate to a one of San Antonio's best restaurants at each race from our "Shiner Beers" sponsor!
Four Gift certificates valued at $25. at each race from "Athletes Foot."
A tour of the Shiner Brewery, in Shiner Texas for 6 athletes.
Bonus points when warranted at these and other races hosted by Purnell Racing. An example : 3rd Annual Tunnel to Towers Race all registered athletes will receive 5 points for attending.
DECLARATION: NO DUPLICATION OF POINTS or AWARDS
Thanks for all you do for fitness, (get fit loose the fat) pass the word.
We'll be hosting a race each month going from 5k to 20 Miler.
The calendar will also include some of our bigger, better, races in the San Antonio area.
Check out the Calendar for 2013 to include The "BEST OF TEXAS RACE SERIES - OPEN TO ALL REGISTERED ATHLETES !!
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL THAT SUPPORTED "OPERATION COMFORT", "EAST CENTRAL 5/10K", "JOVEN'S 5K RACE",
"Muddy Mayhem 8k" - AGAIN THIS YEAR !!
Go to Results page for additional information.
NEXT RACE IN THE BEST OF TEXAS RACE SERIES !!!
"A RUN / WALK TO REMEMBER "
# 5 - 25 May 2013, 12th Annual "Police Officers & Fire Fighters Memorial 5/10k Races" 0830 (Go to active.com ref: # 2086815) McAllister Park - San Antonio's largest park with beautiful trails - open to all who support our Fire Fighter and Police Officers who have given it all for us! This race Honors two of my Heroes, men I was honored to coach: Patrolman John Anthony "Rocky" Riojas & Patrolman Hector Garza. Both of these heroes gave their lives protecting San Antonio Texas. God Bless then and their families.
BLUE BONNET PALACE & SALUTE OUR TROOPS ON FLAG DAY
#6 - 8 June 2013, Armed Forces Flag Day 5/10k races 07:30 Go to Active.com & Ref # 2088409 to register on line. Open to all ! Blue Bonnet Palace on Schertz Parkway , exit IH 35 on # 174 and drive west to Lookout Rd. An Award for the Best Uncle SAM ! If you Honor our Flag & our Troops - Be there !
YOUR CHANCE TO SALUTE AMERICA & DO A NIGHT RUN OR WALK, 4 JULY , 2013 RACE NUMBER SEVEN !
#7 - 4 July 2013, "Independence Four Miler Walk / Run" 7:30PM. Open to all ! FREE SHINER AFTER! & 4TH OF JULY TAILGATE PARTY ! Texas A&M University - San Antonio, Texas
"REBUILDING SHATTERED LIVES 5K/ 12K" SOUTH TEXAS CHAPTER OF C.O.P.S."CONCERN'S OF POLICE SURVIVORS"
#8 -17 August 2013, "5th Annual C.O.P.S. 5k/12k Run/Walk" 0730 Open to all ! Blue Star Brewery on San Antonio's River Walk - Alamo Street & Probandt Rd. Parking & registration at LaTuna on Probandt.
THIS EVENT IS A LEFT OVER FROM 1995's FIRST EVER ARMY MARATHON (WE HELD AT F.S.H). - THE MARATHON HAS GONE AWAY, BUT THE ARMY STAYS IN"ARMY-DILLO"
#Â 9Â - 28 September 2013, 13th Annual "Army-Dillo Rocks & Shiner's 5k10&15KÂ 08:30 Open to all ! TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITTY-SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS. All proceedsÂ go to our 'SAN ANTONIO - YOUNG MARINES DETACHMENT"
Come out to the Blue Bonnet Palace and meet "Mr. Beautiful" one of Texas Long Horns and enjoy Race number Ten in the Best of Texas Race series!
#10 - 19 October 2013, - "TEXAS ROCKS 5k/10k" 0800 Open to all !BLUE BONNET PALACE, Schertz Parkway & Lookout Rd.
#11 - 2 November 2013 "12th Annual SAC Boot Camp 10 & 5 Miler" 0800 open 2 all ! Leon Creek Green Way, Behind Drury Inn at IH 10 & 1604 - Valero Energy Park
This Calendar is to be published in all running & walking website, face book accounts, newsletters,general notices to the public, military post, pools, parks, and Special Running Stores, Gym's and where athletes hangout !
Johnny Purnell, Race Management,
Personal Trainer, Marathon Coach for life,
President-Run-A-Way Running Club & purnellracing.com
(Retired US Army Sgt Maj)(210)385-8248
"Finish the Race" Acts 20:21
OTHER EVENTS UP AND RUNNING
(*)25 May 13 Police Officers & Fire Fighters Memorial 5k 8:30AM
26 May 13, Bike Races 0900 Texas A&M University - San Antonio
(*) 8 Jun 13, Armed Forces Flag Day 5/10k 7:30AM Blue Bonnet Palace
16 Jun 13, Cycle Race (NASCAR type-30Mi) TX A&M Univ - S. A. 9AM
(*)4 Jul 13, Salute to Troops 'Freedom Four Miler" TX A&M Univ - S.A.7:30pm Tailgate Party w/ Shiner Beers for adults only !
21 Jul 13, Cycle Race (NASCAR type-45Mi) TX A&M Univ - S.A. 9AM
ALL THESE RACES ARE PENDING - REQUESTING PLACE & SUPPORT !
3 Aug 13 Tail-Gate 5k Race & Party - Texas A&M University - S. A. Tx 7:30PM start ! Bring you own Tail Gate - We'll provide Beers‚Â
(*) 17 Aug 13, 5th Annual C.O.P.S. 5k/12K - La Tuna & Blue Star Brewery
31 Aug 13 Rock Your World 5/10k" Texas A&M University - San Antonio, Texas
7 Sept 13 Run for Life 5k, Blue Star Brewery, South Alamo & Probandt
8 SEPT 13 ANNUAL TUNNEL TO TOWERS 5K "THE ALAMO PLAZA" This is a Bonus points race for the "BEST OF TEXAS" Race Series - everyone will receive 5 points for attending.
5 OCT ANNUAL MOSVIC 5K, SOUTHSIDE LIONS PARK - PECAN VALLEY PARK.
13 OCT 13 ST. JUDE'S ANNUAL 5K - LEON CREEK ????
19 Oct 13, "Long Horn" 5/10k Blue Bonnet Palace-Schertz Tx 8am
(*) 2 NOV 13 "ANNUAL S.A.C. BOOT CAMP 10 & 5 MILER" OPEN TO ALL - ROCK-N-ROLL WARM-UP & CHAMPIONSHIP RACE FOR THE "BEST OF TEXAS RACE SERIES" ! LEON CREEK GREEN-WAY .
23 November 2013, Shiner Bock R-N-R "Hang Over 5k/10k" Texas A&M University - San Antonio, Texas 0900
7 December 2013, Schertz Texas "Santa Flys Again 5k"
14 DEC 13, 28th ANNUAL "TOYS FOR TOT'S 5K" TEXAS A&M
Â UNIVERSITY - SAN ANTONIO TEXAS !! AWARDS FOR THE BEST OF TEXAS RACE SERIES WILL BE GIVEN OUT AT THIS RACE !
23 Mar 13 Trails of Faith 5k, McAllister Park 0830 hours !
6 April 13, Bike Races 0900 Texas A&M University - San Antonio
7 Apr 13 Eddie Moreno's 5k, Blue Bonnet Palace 8AM
SEE YOU AT THE RACES
We hope to see you again! Check back later for new updates to our website weekly. There's much more to come!
THANKS FOR THE VISIT - PLEASE COME AGAIN SOON ! !
We hope you can find everything you need. PURNELLRACING.COM is focused on providing high-quality service and customer satisfaction.
1 - We'll Conduct your next Non-Profit's or Convention race.
2 - Coaching you to run your first or fastest 5k, 10k, Half or full Marathon.
3- For information on us, Please send us an email <JOHNNY.PURNELL@YAHOO.COM> OR or just call - 210-385-8248 for Coach/Race Director Johnny Purnell
Mailing address: P.O.Box 90928, San Antonio, TX 78209