Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Butzin and Newton are champion Road Killers

Road Kill Run800 meters.


Two laps around your high school track.


That's how far ahead Dan Butzin was when he crossed the finish line of the Road Kill 5K in Georgia's Reed Bingham State Park on Saturday, 23 April 2016. A Valdosta, Georgia athlete, Butzin ran the 3.1-mile course through the park in 18:10. John Thomas, a Cook High School sophomore, placed second in 21:48. Tifton, Georgia's John Hall outkicked James Hawke of Sylvester, Georgia for the top master spot, 22:11 to 22:12. Hall and Hawke were third and fourth overall.


Traci Newton of Saint Simons Island, Georgia took the women's title, placing eighth overall in 25:57. Nashville, Georgia's Sarah Ray was the women's runner-up and eleventh overall in 27:33. Constance Thomas, another Nashville runner, was the top woman master and third female finisher, fourteenth overall in 27:58.


50 athletes finished the 2016 Road Kill 5K Run. The race is held annually by the Friends of Reed Bingham State Park for the benefit of the park. A Course/Line, LLC, of Valdosta, Georgia timed and scored the run.


Top Ten Men, 2016 Road Kill Run 5K
  1. 18:09.9 ~ Dan Butzin (M, 30) Valdosta, GA
  2. 21:47.6 ~ John Thomas (M, 15) Nashville, GA
  3. 22:10.3 ~ John T Hall (M, 45) Tifton, GA
  4. 22:11.8 ~ James Hawke (M, 49) Sylvester, GA
  5. 22:54.7 ~ Steven Crowley (M, 25) Sparks, GA
  6. 25:19.6 ~ Thomas Thomas (M, 19) Nashville, GA
  7. 25:50.3 ~ Tripp Williams (M, 15) Adel, GA
  8. 26:46.7 ~ Bob Horne (M, 53) Tallahassee, FL
  9. 27:10.0 ~ Miles Stalvey (M, 14) Hahira, GA
  10. 27:46.8 ~ Steven Schram (M, 43) Adel, GA

Top Ten Women, 2016 Road Kill Run 5K
  1. 25:56.3 ~ Traci Newton (F, 39) Saint Simons Island, GA
  2. 27:32.8 ~ Sarah Ray (F, 30) Nashville, GA
  3. 27:57.5 ~ Constance Thomas (F, 47) Nashville, GA
  4. 28:17.1 ~ Amy Reese (F, 41) Valdosta, GA
  5. 28:18.9 ~ Jessica Burton (F, 35) Barney, GA
  6. 29:34.3 ~ Lisa Graves (F, 48) Valdosta, GA
  7. 31:51.5 ~ Susan Moseley (F, 40) Fort White, FL
  8. 33:07.3 ~ Trina Migdal (F, 42) Valdosta, GA
  9. 33:31.3 ~ Sandra Di Pietro (F, 51) Valdosta, GA
  10. 34:50.7 ~ Alison Money (F, 26) Nashville, GA

Recent Road Kill Run 5K winners, 2012 - 2016
DateMenWomenFinishers
19 May 201218:34, Masked Avenger24:24, Christy Cherry71
18 May 201318:43, Chance Roe22:28, Eryn Wilkey65
22 February 201418:51, Ryan Kelly21:25, Makenzee Page33
25 April 201517:59, Ryan Kelly25:26, Anne Price54
23 April 201618:10, Dan Butzin25:57, Traci Newton50
Prior to 2012, the Road Kill Run was a 10K and a 5K held on the trails in
Reed Bingham State Park.
Starting in 2012, the Road Kill Run became a 5K held on the park's roads on
USATF certified course
#GA11076WC.


Links
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