Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Williams and Williams winners at a growing Get-A-Mammy 5K

Jackson Williams of Willacoochee, Georgia was the first runner back to McKey Park and the finish line in the second annual Get-A-Mammy 5K in Valdosta on Saturday morning, 29 September 2012. Williams ran the 3.1-mile race in 21:43, finishing nearly 300 meters of the second-place runner, Valdosta's Michael Kuo. Scott Gardenour of Valdosta placed third in 23:19, and Larry Morts of Valdosta was the fifth-place finisher and fastest master with a 23:41. Just ahead of Morts, Valdosta State University student Audrey Williams was the top female runner, placing fourth overall in 23:38. At 23:52, Amanda Parson of Valdosta was the second woman finisher.


165 recorded finishers ran the second annual Get-A-Mammy 5K, a few more than completed the inaugural event in 2011. Proceeds of the race benefit Get-A-Mammy, Inc., a non-profit whose programs include providing and administering funds for free mammograms to those who need financial assistance in obtaining a mammogram.


Top Ten Men, 2012 Get-A-Mammy 5K
  1. 21:43 ~ Jackson Williams (M, 29) Willacoochee, GA
  2. 23:04 ~ Michael Kuo (M, 32) Valdosta, GA
  3. 23:19 ~ Scott Gardenour (M, 31) Valdosta, GA
  4. 23:41 ~ Larry Morts (M, 61) Valdosta, GA
  5. 23:43 ~ Adam Gatzemirov (M, 35) Valdosta, GA
  6. 23:55 ~ Rick Parson (M, 45) Valdosta, GA
  7. 24:09 ~ Randy Walker (M, 54) Valdosta, GA
  8. 24:28 ~ Brian Devereaux (M, 23) Valdosta, GA
  9. 24:40 ~ Bob Moon (M, 57) Valdosta, GA
  10. 24:53 ~ Billy Taylor (M, 63) Valdosta, GA

Top Ten Women, 2012 Get-A-Mammy 5K
  1. 23:38 ~ Audrey Williams (F, 21) Valdosta, GA
  2. 23:52 ~ Amanda Parson (F, 25) Valdosta, GA
  3. 24:57 ~ Rachel Campbell (F, 27) Valdosta, GA
  4. 26:18 ~ Erica Strayhorn (F, 30) Valdosta, GA
  5. 26:19 ~ Dusty Blanton (F, 21) Valdosta, GA
  6. 26:57 ~ Karen Stewart (F, 25) Valdosta, GA
  7. 27:02 ~ Amy Cozart (F, 35) Valdosta, GA
  8. 27:06 ~ Anna Wade (F, 44) Leesburg, GA
  9. 27:08 ~ Heather Firth (F, 32) Valdosta, GA
  10. 27:10 ~ Bev Henry (F, 48) Wokingham, Eng

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