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 2020


"Kick Cancer Run for life 5k" 
March 7, 2020
Pickrell Park, Schertz Texas
This is a fun event to raise awareness and funds for the CTRC. For additional info information please contact Mary Spence, City of Schertz

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

Earth Day 0.05 MI
April 18, 2020                                                                              
Location: Joint Base Saloon

"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 0.05 MI                                             
Location- Joint Base Saloon
June 21, 2020 
Time- 3pm
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
 ( A salute to Martha Ray)
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

"ITS ALL ABOUT ELVIS''                                
January 5, 2021 @ 3 PM-6 PM
Joint Base Saloon 5520 Randolph Blvd
San Antonio, TX 78233

It's all about Elvis! A 0.05 mi, with a beer STOP, Shot stop, Wine stop, peanut butter stop, Banana stop along the way to insure you can make the distance.  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.
Registration $25.00 Late Registration $30.00 
VIPs may ride in a limousine for an extra $10.00.