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

NEW LOCATION FOR THE  RUN-A-WAY & USATF -All our meetings are Open & Free to General Public

Join us for your 5/10k & Half/Full Marathon training this year onSunday mornings at 7:30am from "VFW Post 76", Ten Street and Ave B. just off Broadway on the San Antonio's River Walk
Evening training sessions: every Tuesday/Thursday at 6:30pm at VFW 76.

 Let Coach Johnny Purnell provide a training schedule and necessary assistance
to get you there safely and comfortably.
        We host a Veterans breakfast on Fridays at 0900 @ Pete's Taco House on Avenue B and Brooklyn to discuss training, upcoming events, and ideas benefiting our Veterans
We also have a Veterans Luncheon every Wednesday @ 12:00pm, Twin Pecks North, 410 & Blanco Road.  Everyone is welcome!           
       Special Note: Reflective gear is highly recommended & encouraged for vehicular traffic and foot traffic as well !
Go to: to register ONLINE FOR ALL of OUR events.  
All registered athletes in each USA Track & Field event will receive, POINTS, REFRESHMENTS, T-SHIRTS,
  BEERS for adults & age group AWARDS!
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Contact Coach Johnny (B Good) Purnell <>
Or by Phone: 210-385-8248    Mail address: 3719 Autumn Lane, , San Antonio, TX 78219  
1. We'll conduct your next Non-Profit's or Convention race
2 -  We'll provide all your race needs. Measured & marked safe race course, Finish line, Chip Timing, Quality Staff, Police Officers, City permit, T-shirts, Race Bibs w/Safety pens, Chip timing with total results, Refreshments, Water Stations, all your needs !!

USA Track & Field - "Grand Prix Race Series"  is sponsored by South Texas Track & Field 
The series consists of 11 races in 2018 
USATF members will receive an additional 5 points per race.
 Athletes will receive points for signing up and winning these races.
  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 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.
                         Upcoming races 2019/2020

Grand Prix Race #10                                             
Cross Country USATF South TX Association Championship
November 16, 2019 @ 0730
Converse Park North 9701 wagon Train Converse, TX 78109
For all ages and has a rolling start (check with South Texas at start times)

Grand Prix Race #11- 34th Annual Turkey Trot for Tots
November 28, 2019 9:00AM
Bluebonnet Palace, 17630 Lookout Road Selma, TX 78154

Our sponsor Hormel has secured, 12 turkeys and Austin Blues Brisket/Sausages/Ribs – 1 case each. Will also provide Skippy Peanut Butter Bites, Pepperoni Bites, and a few other snacks as well as some Spam gifts for runners like bandannas, sweatbands, water bottles.
"ITS ALL ABOUT ELVIS''                                
January 5, 2020 @1500hrs
Joint Base Saloon 5520 Randolph Blvd
San Antonio, TX 78233

It's all about Elvis! A 0.05 mi, with a beer, smoke,taco. A free beer at start and finish. Elvis sing off, Elvis look alike, most unique Elvis item, Best service dog-Elvis look alike, best Elvis stories. All held at Joint Base Saloon on January 5th, 2020 @1500 3:00 pm.

Groundhog hunt 1 mile/ 2 mile 
February 2,2020
Location: Converse Park North
Best Dressed male/ female dressed groundhog and service dog. 

"Wilenchick's Walk for life 5k"
March 7, 2020
Schertz High School
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 info information please contact Mary Spence, City of Schertz

St.Philips Church 5K
March 21, 2019

CAT Power 5K
Date- April 5, 2020
Location- Seguin, TX
Details will be provided at a closer date

Earth Day 5K
April 18, 2020                                                                              
Location: TBD

"19th Annual Police Officers & Firefighter Memorial 5K''
May 23, 2020
Heroes stadium on Thousand Oaks
Pre-race packet pick up on May 23, 2020 from 11:30 to 4:00pm at Tycoon Flats on St. Marys street.  Early registration on race day at 0715. Pre-race welcome ceremony at 0815 with Police Honor Guard, Taps, National Anthem, etc.

Fathers Day 10K                                              
Location- Leon Creek Greenway
June 21, 2020 
Time- 0730
Award for father with most kids in attendance.

''Let Freedom Run Run 5K/ Fun Walk"
July 4,2020 
Time- 0800                                                                                 
Location- Schertz Civic Center, 1400 Schertz Parkway
This event runs the parade route prior to the parade.  Packet Pick up TBA

Joint Base 0.05 Mile 
Location- 5520 Randolph Blvd. 
Date- August 15, 2020 
Time- 1900                                                            

"9/11 Heroes Run 5K"
September 11, 2020 
Time- 1900
Texas A&M University-San Antonio: One University Way.
Travis Manion Foundation event "IF NOT ME, THEN WHO....."
5K Run & 1 Mile Fun Run.  These events unite communities to honor the sacrifices of those heroes from September 11th and the wars since.  It includes: veterans, active duty, first responders, and families of the fallen.

Army-Dillo 5K and 10 Miler/ 20 miler
Date-October 4, 2020
Time- 0730
Location- Leon Creek Greenway, behind Drury Inn, IH 10 and 1604.
(Marathon/half warm up event) Awards and points to Top winners in both races.

"Omar Isaac Celebration 5k"  
He was a great runner, Husband and Father and he is missed by all that knew and loved him !
October 17, 2020 7:30AM This event is to remember one San Antonio's Veterans and a marathon runner while we Celebrate his life !  
McAllister Park 13102 Jones-Maltsberger Rd, San Antonio, TX 78232

Turkey Trot for Tots
Date- November 26, 2020
Time- 9am
Location- Bluebonnet Palace