WORKING ON 34 YEARS OF RUNNING IN SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS - R A C E   M A N A G E M E N T / MARATHON COACH








"BLOOD, SWEAT, & CASH"
Fitness thru walking & running the relaxing, enjoyable,  and successful way. 

NEW LOCATION FOR THE  RUN-A-WAY USATF CLUB 

Join us for your Half & Full Marathon training this year on Sunday mornings at 7:30am from "VFW Post 76" on the San Antonio's River Walk, 10th street and Ave B. just off Broadway.
  
 Every month on the 20th we run/stroll to the Alamo and back as a "Veteran's Suicide Awareness Prevention" activity to Honor 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.
 
       Fridays at 0900, we attend breakfast at Pete's Taco House on Avenue B and Brooklyn to discuss training, upcoming events, and ideas benefiting our organization. Purnell Racing offers three FREE "Group Marathon" training. Everyone is welcome!           
     
       Special Note: Reflective gear is highly recommended & encouraged for vehicular traffic and foot traffic as well !
                                                     
Go to: raceentry.com 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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VFW POST 76, Ten Tenth street & Broadway
THE RUN-A-WAY RUNNING CLUB (Training & Socials)
Where Friends Meet To Run & Train

Contact Coach Johnny (B Good) Purnell < johnny.Purnell@yahoo.com>
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 -  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, Chip timing with total results, Refreshments, Water Stations, all your needs !!
 
 EXCITING NEWS

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. Each athlete will receive 5 points for signing up for a 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 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.
                                       
                                      "USA Track and Field Grand Prix"
 Our  2018 winners are Christine Sprehe- 225 ($1,000.), Melinda van Dyk- 216 ($750.), George Wright- 208 ($500.), Karen Burt-180 ($300.), Gary Rice-138 ($150.) Congratulations to all our winners! Total payout $2750.

UPCOMING RACES
The races in 2019 for the USATF-South Texas "Grand Prix Race Series" can be seen below:

Grand Prix Race #1- Chasin' Cupid Cross Country Mud Run 5K (J.W. Rice Memorial)
February 17, 2019 10:00AM 
Stockdale, TX

Grand Prix Race #2-We Back the Blue, Red and Green 5K
March 16, 2019 8:00AM
3rd Annual
Location: River City Church
More details to come 

Grand Prix Race #3- 22nd Annual Earth Day 5K
April 20, 2019 7:30AM
Location: Woodlawn Lake

Grand Prix Race #4- CAT Power 5K
March 30, 2019 7:30AM
Location: Seguin, TX Caterpillar Headquarters

Grand Prix Race #5 - May 25, 2019 18th Annual "Police Officers and Firefighters Memorial 5K" Race begins at 8:30am
Heroes Stadium 4707 David Edwards drive ( Thousand Oaks and 35)
Packet Pick up - May 25th 11am-4pm Fratello's Market & Deli. 2503 Broadway 


Grand Prix Race #6- Fathers Day 10K Race/5K Fun Run
June 16, 2019 7:30AM
Lady Bird Johnson Park
10K double points

Grand Prix Race #7-Let Freedom Run 5K
July 4, 2019 9:15AM
Civic Center- Schertz, TX 
We run the parade route with thousands of people cheering us on!

Beer Run- Quarter Mile Loop
August 10, 2019 11:00AM
Person who runs the most loops, WINS a case of beer!

Grand Prix Race #8- Heroes 9/11 5K
September 8, 2019 8:00AM
Texas A&M- San Antonio 
One University Way, San Antonio, TX 

Grand Prix Race #9- Army Dillo 10/20 Miler
October 6, 2019 8:00AM
Leon Creek Greenway- Valero Trailhead


Grand Prix Race #10- USA Track and Field South Texas Association Cross Country Championship

Grand Prix Race #11- 34th Annual Turkey Trot for Tots
November 21, 2019 9:00AM
Bluebonnet Palace, 17630 Lookout Road Selma, TX 78154