Butzin is a Valdosta, Georgia, athlete, as were the next three finishers. Rob McGhin was second in 20:54, and Jim Simoneau was third in 22:30. Heath Martin, an alumnus of the Valwood School cross country team, ran 22:49 for fourth.
Kelly Davis of Valdosta took the women's title, placing fourth overall in 22:53. Another Valdosta runner, Lauren Bewley, was runner-up on the women's side and seventh overall in 24:18.
Valdosta's Jim Dawkins was the fastest master runner in the race and fifth overall in 24:00. Gina Purvis of Tifton, Georgia was the first woman master and third female finisher, eighth overall in 24:35.
Proceeds of the annual event benefit Get-A-Mammy, Inc., a non-profit that provides funds for mammograms, reconstructive surgery, and cancer research. The organization also works to increase awareness of the importance of regular mammorgrams in the early detection of breast cancer, urging all women to "get a mammy." A Course/Line, LLC, of Valdosta, Georgia provided timing and finish line services for the sixth annual Get-A-Mammy 5K.
Top Ten Men, 2016 Get-A-Mammy 5K
- 19:02.9 ~ Dan Butzin (M, 31) Valdosta, GA
- 20:54.0 ~ Rob McGhin (M, 36) Valdosta, GA
- 22:30.0 ~ Jim Simoneau (M, 35) Valdosta, GA
- 22:49.0 ~ Heath Martin (M, 17) Valdosta, GA
- 23:59.3 ~ Jim Dawkins (M, 51) Valdosta, GA
- 24:39.2 ~ Billy Taylor (M, 67) Valdosta, GA
- 25:06.9 ~ Dusty Dorminey (M, 42) Lake Park, GA
- 25:40.4 ~ Wayne Kountis (M, 57) Tifton, GA
- 26:28.4 ~ Rusty Jones (M, 63) Valdosta, GA
- 27:03.3 ~ Greg Prine (M, 51) Valdosta, GA
Top Ten Women, 2016 Get-A-Mammy 5K
- 22:52.1 ~ Kelly Davis (F, 26) Valdosta, GA
- 24:18.0 ~ Lauren Bewley (F, 35) Valdosta, GA
- 24:34.6 ~ Gina Purvis (F, 57) Tifton, GA
- 24:44.1 ~ Pollyanna Bass (F, 44) Pavo, GA
- 26:10.8 ~ Jennifer Woodall (F, 29) Lenox, GA
- 26:14.5 ~ Julie Prine (F, 37) Valdosta, GA
- 26:30.4 ~ Aubrey Sweeney (F, 21) Ray City, GA
- 27:59.6 ~ Lisa Graves (F, 49) Valdosta, GA
- 28:23.6 ~ Amy Reese (F, 42) Valdosta, GA
- 29:31.4 ~ Terry Cooper (F, 58) Hahira, GA
|Get-A-Mammy 5K winners, 2011 - 2016|
|1 October 2011||18:14, David Burnett||20:59, Alice Smoot||142|
|29 September 2012||21:43, Jackson Williams||23:38, Audrey Williams||165|
|28 September 2013||25:05, Nate Simmons||22:28, Makenzee Page||78|
|27 September 2014||19:47, Kyle Leisey||22:04, Elizabeth Smith||87|
|26 September 2015||24:39, Kaden Leisey||26:29, Julie Prine||75|
|24 September 2016||19:03, Dan Butzin||22:53, Kelly Davis||101|
|The Get-A-Mammy 5K was run in Valdosta from 2011 to 2014 and in Hahira from|
2015 to 2016.
- Complete results of the 2016 Get-A-Mammy 5K via A Course/Line, LLC, of Valdosta
- 2014 story, “Leisey and Smith get wins at Get-A-Mammy 5K”
- 2013 story, “Makenzee Page wins it all at the Get-A-Mammy 5K”
- 2012 story, “Williams and Williams winners at a growing Get-A-Mammy 5K”
- 2011 story, “Burnett and Smoot tops at Valdosta's Get-A-Mammy 5K”
- Find an upcoming breast-cancer awareness race or any race at all at Trouble Afoot!