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                                    PURNELL RACING

                                                                 Run-A-Way Running Club

                                                                        Personal Training

Company Message

Personal training is a process of designing and directing a one-on-one

training program based on an individual's unique needs and goals.

The novice as well as the experienced runner can benefit from a personal

trainers expertise.

Personal Training is for the individual who has a never trained correctly

or for the more experienced runner or walker who needs fine tuning on 

his or her programs. Whether you want to run a 5k, 10k, half marathon or a marathon.

Personal training is perfect for the person who has a demanding schedule 

and wants the optimum fitness program with the minimum investment.

Your program with can be set up to work around your schedule.

Purnell started the San Antonio Marathon Training Clinic on Sep 1980

Brackenridge Park, the Clinic grew to over 300 Athletes in a very short time.

Coach Purnell Averaged 55-65 miles per week for a total of 2,000 + miles

each year for over 30 years.

Purnell designed Four Running shoes for Converse Shoe Co.

Worked with them for over 2 years as a Tec. Rep. Visiting 12 States 

Conducting Training Clinics.


Fitness thru walking & running the relaxing, enjoyable,

successful way.

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

Join us for your 5/10k & Half/Full

Marathon training this year on Sunday mornings at 0730am Starting on June 21st Father's Day", "VFW Post 76", Ten 10th Street on the San Antonio's River Walk

Evening training sessions: 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 event will receive refreshments,


BEERS for adults & age group AWARDS!

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PURNELLRACING.COM is focused on providing high-quality service and customer satisfaction.

THE RUN-A-WAY RUNNING CLUB (Training & Socials)

Where Friends Meet To Run & Train

Contact Coach Johnny (B Good) Purnell < [email protected]>

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 !!

Brian College Station/Rock N Roll Marathon Training

We are currently training on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 6:30pm and Sunday at 7:30am starting at the VFW. Bring water and I will work with you on your personal training level to get you marathon ready!

"9/11 Heroes Run 5K"

September 11, 2021

Time- 8:00am

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.

Register at

Cause for Paws 5K

September 18, 2021

Time: 8:00am

Location: Comfort, Texas

This run benefits the Kendall Animal Shelter.

Register here

2020 Caterpillar Seguin Power Race 5K -

The Caterpillar Seguin Power Race 5K started in 2018 and provides an opportunity for Caterpillar employees, family, friends, community members in the Seguin area – and anyone! – a chance to come together to connect with each other and help a great local organization. In addition to the 5K race, the Power Race also has a family fun run/walk– everybody can have some fun at the 2020 Caterpillar Seguin Power Race! You’ll also get a chance to meet members of the New Braunfels Food Bank other key contacts, as well as Caterpillar employees and leaders. Caterpillar and our team members are proud to be a member of the Seguin community.

About Caterpillar Inc. in Seguin and San Antonio

With 2019 sales and revenues of $53.8 billion, Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives.

In the San Antonio area, we have manufacturing facilities in San Antonio, Schertz and Seguin, Texas. Caterpillar has had manufacturing in the San Antonio area for over five years and has had dealers and customers here for almost a century. At our facility in Seguin, we assemble, test and paint industrial engines and electric power generator sets. At our facilities in Schertz and San Antonio we machine engine blocks and heads. Our biggest strength is our approximately 3,000 team members across the three facilities in the San Antonio area. 

About New Braunfels Food Bank

Founded in 2010, the New Braunfels Food Bank is a branch facility of the San Antonio Food Bank. We believe that no child should go to bed hungry, adults should not have to choose between a hot meal and utilities, nor a senior sacrifice medical care for the sake of a meal. The New Braunfels Food Bank branch evolved from the San Antonio Food Bank’s client-choice pantry program, The Kitchen Table. Established to accommodate the growing need of hunger in the region, The Kitchen Table has offered nutrition education, benefits assistance, children’s programs, senior programs, financial literacy for years. The New Braunfels Food Bank branch is supported and structured under the San Antonio Food Bank’s leadership.