Finishing right on Dylan Rogers's heels in fourth place overall, Erin Miller of Columbia, South Carolina took the women's title. Miller's time of 19:03 set a new women's record for Valdosta's Thanksgiving Day 5K, breaking Ashley McGee's 2009 mark of 19:20. Local schoolgirl Makenzee Page was second in the women's standings, placing tenth overall in 22:20.
In master runner competition, Valdosta's Tom Phillips was the first male master, outrunning Rick Mazurkiewicz 21:09 to 21:35. Phillips and Mazurkiewicz finished sixth and seventh overall. The top female master in the race was Valdosta's Debbie Green; Green was the third woman finisher, placing 13th overall in 22:36.
101 athletes finished the race. Timing and finish line services were provided by A Course/Line, LLC, of Valdosta, Georgia.
Top Ten Men, 2013 Valdosta Thanksgiving Day 5K
- 16:54.8 ~ Brandon Hough (M, 23) Fairborn, OH
- 17:53.5 ~ Ryan Kelly (M, 34) Lake Park, GA
- 19:00.7 ~ Dylan Rogers (M, 15) Valdosta, GA
- 20:59.5 ~ Tom Grant (M, 36) Valdosta, GA
- 21:09.0 ~ Tom Phillips (M, 50) Valdosta, GA
- 21:35.0 ~ Rick Mazurkiewicz (M, 46) Valdosta, GA
- 21:38.6 ~ Kyle Baxter (M, 29) Hahira, GA
- 21:52.1 ~ Keegan Boyd (M, 26) Valdosta, GA
- 22:24.8 ~ Rob Sheridan (M, 53) Valdosta, GA
- 22:31.4 ~ Tony Jacquez (M, 37) Valdosta, GA
Top Ten Women, 2013 Valdosta Thanksgiving Day 5K
- 19:02.6 ~ Erin Miller (F, 37) Columbia, SC
- 22:19.9 ~ Makenzee Page (F, 14) Ray City, GA
- 22:35.2 ~ Debbie Green (F, 47) Valdosta, GA
- 22:40.0 ~ Ali Thornhill (F, 33) Valdosta, GA
- 23:17.0 ~ Karen Sunarc (F, 39) Suwanee, GA
- 24:25.8 ~ Melanie Hall (F, 40) Tifton, GA
- 24:43.0 ~ Martha Mazurkiewicz (F, 45) Valdosta, GA
- 24:46.4 ~ Candice Arnold (F, 34) Lake Park, GA
- 24:52.2 ~ Mackenzie Rogers (F, 9) Valdosta, GA
- 25:26.9 ~ Angel Godwin (F, 40) Valdosta, GA
|Valdosta, Georgia, Thanksgiving Day 5K winners, 2009-2013|
|26 November 2009||16:39, John Seppala||19:20, Ashley McGee||118|
|25 November 2010||17:48, Masked Avenger||21:31, Gretchen Bielmyer||191|
|24 November 2011||17:42, Nathan Norton||22:01, Gretchen Bielmyer||146|
|22 November 2012||17:45, Masked Avenger||21:10, Angela Bruhl||115|
|28 November 2013||16:55, Brandon Hough||19:03, Erin Miller||101|
- Complete results of the Valdosta's 2013 Thanksgiving Day 5K
- 2011 story, "A speedy Thanksgiving morning in Valdosta for Norton and Bielmyer"
- 2010 story, "Avenger, Bielmyer run to Thanksgiving Day wins in Valdosta"
- Find a future holiday race on the Trouble Afoot! calendar