Running Shorts Newsletter: Jack Cawley, Donna Mills-Honarvar win Trivium's Pig Pounder 5K

News and notes from the Triad running community, including a recap of Trivium Racing's Pig Pounder 5K.

Running Shorts Newsletter: Jack Cawley, Donna Mills-Honarvar win Trivium's Pig Pounder 5K
Jack Cawley and Donna Mills-Honarvar on their way to victories at the Pig Pounder 5K (Trivium Racing photos).

Cary’s Jack Cawley and Burlington’s Donna Mills-Honarvar raced to victories Sunday in Trivium Racing’s Pig Pounder 5K.

The race, with 358 finishers, was the fourth event in Trivium’s North Carolina running series. Up next will be the Owl's Roost Rumble Half Marathon and 4 Miles on April 30, followed by the debut Elm Street Run on May 1.

The Pig Pounder 5K leaderboard:


1. Jack Cawley, Cary, 15:43.04

2. Stevven Anderson, Stokesdale, 16:18.34

3. Brandon Hudgins, Jamestown, 17:04.68

4. Patrick O'Grady, Durham, 18:08.95

5. John Teeter, Greensboro, 18:48.22


1. Donna Mills-Honarvar, Burlington, 19:24.98

2. Caitlyn Stratman, West Chester, Pa., 21:33.17

3. Cadey Younkman, Stokesdale, 21:38.75

4. Ryanna Henderson, Jamestown, 22:09.38

5. Megan Dann, Greensboro, 22:48.05

Click here to see full results of the Pig Pounder 5K


Among other races of Triad interest during the weekend (click on the event names to find results):

Creekside parkrun 5K, Archdale

Super Hero Dash 5K, High Point

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John Teeter reaches a Triad finish line

A leader of one of the Triad’s popular brewery running groups is running toward a new destination.

John Teeter, who will move to Charlotte to be a financial adviser with Truist, will be honored at Tuesday night's Oden Brewing Run Club gathering, starting at 6 p.m. Everyone is welcome to visit, run and hoist one.

John Teeter, seated at bottom right, and the Oden Brewing Run Club.

"A year-and-a-half ago, we were all laid-up and locked down from the pandemic," Teeter wrote in a Facebook event post, "so I started this run club to bring local people together at a cool new brewery.

"In what feels like the blink of an eye, I'll be moving to Charlotte, and, unfortunately, moving on from hosting run club. The Club WILL continue in my absence, but I want to make my last time something to remember!"

I saw Teeter race as an East Forsyth High School student a few times, and he went on to run at UNC-Wilmington and UNCG, where he also started a running club. I’ve also gotten to know him just a bit in visiting Oden group runs, and he was featured on this site just recently in a Runners profile.

We will miss him here, but we wish you the best, John!

Matt Clancy joins Greensboro College triathlon staff

Greensboro's Matt Clancy, owner and director of endurance performance at E3 Endurance, will be an assistant coach for Greensboro College's new women's triathlon program. He joins the staff of head coach Karen Buxton.

"I'm thrilled to be able to coach a local program to the highest levels of NCAA triathlon," Clancy said, according to "I want to bring a level of expertise, and passion, to Greensboro College that doesn't exist at any other program in the nation."

Buxton added: "His dedication to care for the athletes he coaches, and his depth of experience are the perfect ingredients for us as we build a premier program in the NCAA. I know we will make a great team."

Both Buxton and Clancy are Level III USAT certified coaches, making Greensboro College the only program in the country with two coaches having achieved that designation.


The $5 5K series, hosted by the Twin City Track Club in Winston-Salem, begins this week. The events are held monthly during Daylight Saving Time on the second Tuesday nights at Jamison Park. Race starts are 6:30 p.m., except for the series' final event, at 6 p.m. Oct. 11.

Pete Barusic's Summer Solstice Ultra Relay returns for a fourth year, from sunrise at 6:02 a.m. to sunset at 8:41 p.m. June 25 in Summerfield.

The event, on a 1-mile loop at the Doggett family farm, is a fundraiser for AuthoraCare Collective.

Registration for the Ultimate Runner, set for 4:30 p.m. June 25 at the Bob Sosnik Track at Hanes Park in Winston-Salem, will open Friday. The field is capped at 114 runners for one of the Triad's most unique events.

Signups for Cone Health’s Women’s Only 5K Walk & Run, scheduled for Oct. 1, will open May 2.