Monday, March 7, 2016

Butzin and Green ace the Adel Kiwanis 5K

Adel Kiwanis 5KValdosta, Georgia runners swept the top spots in the annual Kiwanis 5K in Adel, Georgia on Saturday morning, 5 March 2016. A half-hour drive north of the Azalea City, Valdosta's Dan Butzin won the 3.1-mile race through the streets of Adel, running 18:34. On the women's side, Valdosta master runner Debbie Green took top honors, finishing eighth overall in 22:21.


Behind Butzin, Nick Rosatti of Hahira, Georgia ran 19:20 to finish runner-up for the second year in a row. Rosatti had won the Kiwanis 5K in 2014. Rick Mazurkiewicz of Valdosta was the fastest master runner in the race, placing third overall in 20:04.


Lauren Bewley of Valdosta was second in the women's standings, coming in tenth overall in 23:39. Valdosta master runner Martha Mazurkiewicz was the third female finisher, 14th overall in 25:00.


51 athletes finished the 2016 Adel Kiwanis 5K. Proceeds of the race benefit a Kiwanis Club scholarship fun for Cook High School seniors. Finish line and timing services were provided by A Course / Line, LLC, of Valdosta, Georgia.


Top Ten Men, 2016 Adel Kiwanis 5K
  1. 18:33.9 ~ Dan Butzin (M, 30) Valdosta, GA
  2. 19:19.9 ~ Nick Rosatti (M, 19) Hahira, GA
  3. 20:03.7 ~ Rick Mazurkiewicz (M, 49) Valdosta, GA
  4. 21:08.0 ~ Rob McGhin (M, 36) Valdosta, GA
  5. 21:55.1 ~ Steven Crowley (M, 24) Adel, GA
  6. 22:03.5 ~ Jonathan McDaniel (M, 34) Adel, GA
  7. 22:09.2 ~ Charlie Adkins (M, 20) Valdosta, GA
  8. 23:21.1 ~ Billy Taylor (M, 67) Valdosta, GA
  9. 23:45.2 ~ Joseph Pittman (M, 36) Ray City, GA
  10. 24:00.0 ~ Jim Dawkins (M, 51) Valdosta, GA

Top Ten Women, 2016 Adel Kiwanis 5K
  1. 22:20.3 ~ Debbie Green (F, 49) Valdosta, GA
  2. 23:38.9 ~ Lauren Bewley (F, 34) Valdosta, GA
  3. 25:00.0 ~ Martha Mazurkiewicz (F, 49) Valdosta, GA
  4. 26:22.5 ~ Maddie Harper (F, 16) Sparks, GA
  5. 27:54.8 ~ Lisa Graves (F, 48) Valdosta, GA
  6. 28:06.1 ~ Shannon Emanuel (F, 28) Ray City, GA
  7. 31:23.0 ~ Traci Ferris (F, 33) Valdosta, GA
  8. 31:41.4 ~ Tammy Hatton (F, 43) Lakeland, GA
  9. 31:50.0 ~ Crystal McGhin (F, 33) Valdosta, GA
  10. 32:08.6 ~ Heather Kelly (F, 37) Lake Park, GA

Known winners of the Adel, Georgia, Kiwanis 5K, 2006 - 2016
DateMenWomenFinishers
16 March 2006
20 March 2010
5 March 201120:31, Keegan Boyd22:20, Lisa Eppes72
3 March 2012
2 March 201319:57, Samuel Goberdhan23:12, Kayla Hobbs73
1 March 201418:59, Nick Rosatti23:37, Mackenzie Rogers49
7 March 201517:44, Brian Rohrbach23:01, Maddie Harper75
5 March 201618:34, Dan Butzin22:21, Debbie Green51
Any leads toward filling in the gaps 2006-2010 and 2012 would be appreciated!


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