"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.
We also train on Tuesdays and Thursdays evenings at 6:30pm from VFW Post 76, walking or running from 2 to 8 miles, followed by our Social.
Our group has a large number of veterans, their wife's/husbands 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 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.
On Fridays, we have breakfast at Pete's Taco House on Avenue B at Brooklyn,
at 0900 to discuss training, upcoming events, items for the good of our organization. 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 recommended & encouraged for vehicular traffic and for foot traffic as well!!!
Go to: raceentry.com to register ONLINE FOR ALL of OUR RACES !
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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VFW POST 76, Ten Tenth street & Broadway
THE RUN-A-WAY RUNNING CLUB (Training & Socials)
Where Friends Meet To Run & Train
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, 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 and HOUSES IN SAN ANTONIO : HousesInSanAntonio.com, 2012 NW Military HWY S. A. TX 78213
The series consists of 12 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 2017 winners were David Gonzales 180. ($1,000.), Christine Sprche- 166 ($750.), George Wright- 136 ($500.), Garry Rice- 114 ($300.), Yanira Wardlaw- 88 ( $150.)Congratulations to all our winners !
Total payout $2750.
September 29th - 11AM "I CAN'T BEXAR ANOTHER RUN"
Save Water,Drink BEER !! Starting at Burleson Yard Beer Garden ending at Alamo Beer in San Antonio, Texas and stay for Oktoberfest 2018, starting at noon at the Alamo Beer Garden.
SWAG: 1 FREE BEER AT BURLESON YARD BEER GARDEN
1 FREE BEER AT ALAMO BEER
GP Race # 9 October 7th 0730, 2018 17th Annual "Army-Dillo 10/20 Miler" located at Valero Park on Leon Creek Greenway (Behind the Drury Inn)
USATF Grand Prix Race with points are awarded for both races double points for the twenty miler
GP Race #10 November 4th 2018, 10:00am J.W. Rice Memorial 5K Cross Country, Stockdale TX
3645 County Road 334, Stockdale, Tx 78160
GP# 11 USA Track & Field Regional Cross country Championships
Location: Lockhart, TX
Date: November 10, 2018
GP # 12 November 22nd 0800 2018 33th Annual "Turkey Trot for Tots 5K" Blue Bonnet Palace @ 17630 Lookout Rd, Selma/Schertz TX
USATF Race. Bring NEW toy Unwrapped for the toys for tots program. Proceeds with benefit the San Antonio Young Marines.
The races in 2019 for the USATF-South Texas "Grand Prix Race Series" can be seen below:
Race#1-We Back the Blue, Red and Green 5k
March 16, 2019
Location: River City Church
More details to come
Race#2- CAT Power 5K
More details to come
Race#3- To be announced
Race #4-To be announced
Race #5 - 26 May 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
Race#6- Fathers Day10k
June 16, 2019
More details tocome
Race #7-Let Freedom Run 5k
Race #8- Heroes 9/11 5K
Race#9- Army Dillo 10/20 Miler
Race #10- USA Track and Field South Texas Association Cross Country Championship
Race#11-Annual Turkey Trot for Tots