Monday, December 4, 2017

An Odom wins and another Odom repeats at the Frosty 5K

Frosty 5KFor the second year in a row, the Frosty 5K in Georgia's Seminole State Park was an all-Odom affair. In 2016, Lane Odom won the men's competition and Stephanie Odom took the women's title. At the fifth annual race on Saturday evening, 2 December 2017 Carson Odom was the overall male winner, first in 20:55, while master runner Stephanie Odom repeated as the women's champ, finishing fourth overall in 24:40.


The race winner, Carson Odom, is a Seminole County High frosh on the school's cross-country team. A Seminole County Middle School cross-country runner, eighth-grader Baylor Williams, was second in the 2017 Frosty 5K, running 21:47. David Braswell of Bainbridge, Georgia was the top master runner in the race, placing third overall in 23:15.


Macy Batchelor, a frosh on the Seminole County High cross-country team, was second in the women's standings, finishing sixth overall in 25:56. It was Batchelor's third straight appearance in the Frosty 5K. Adrian Parker of Whigham, Georgia, running the Frosty 5K for the second year in a row, was the third female finisher, placing seventh overall in 25:56.


38 athletes finished the 2017 Frosty 5K, with another 30 completing the "Merry Mile" fun run. The races opened the sixth annual Tour of Lights Festival, an event hosted by the Friends of Seminole State Park.


Top Ten Men, 2017 Frosty 5K
  1. 20:54.2, Carson Odom
  2. 21:46.3, Baylor Williams
  3. 23:14.5, David Braswell
  4. 25:30.4, Kevin Angell
  5. 29:29.8, Jonathan Jarvis
  6. 29:52.7, Dainyell Long
  7. 31:28.7, Dawson Cottles
  8. 35:36.0, Bill Lee
  9. 37:29.1, Jeremy Joiner
  10. 43:18.4, Brian Sewell

Top Ten Women, 2017 Frosty 5K
  1. 24:39.2, Stephanie Odom
  2. 25:47.8, Macy Batchelor
  3. 25:55.6, Adrian Parker
  4. 26:08.2, Suzanne Angell
  5. 26:21.1, Buffy Keene
  6. 26:36.5, Melissa Potter
  7. 27:41.0, Amanda Moulton
  8. 28:08.9, Stephanie Derzypolski
  9. 29:47.2, Laci Moore
  10. 29:54.0, Bess Day

Seminole State Park Frosty 5K winners, 2013 - 2017
DateMenWomenFinishers
30 November 2013
6 December 201419:51, Lane Odom28:02, Laci Moore32
5 December 201517:27, Michael Martinez18:58, Ann Centner80
3 December 201618:44, Lane Odom25:59, Stephanie Odom50
2 December 201720:55, Carson Odom24:40, Stephanie Odom38


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