IOSDT Team Update April 25, 2011

Posted: April 25, 2011 in Information, News

213 Members Strong!

New To The Team?    Start Here, Then select the IOSDT Team Members Page

Be sure to follow IOSDT on facebook.  Meet your teammates and find the latest information.

Inside-Out Sports on facebook.  Todd is on facebook as well.

Special Happy Hour coming up on Friday, April 29th at 6 pm.  We will be returning to Tir na nOg in Downtown Raleigh.  Info/Map.  Our sponsor, Navigon Financial Group, will be buying appetizers around 6:30 pm.  Don’t miss out on the free food.

Around 9 pm, many from the team will be heading over to the Lincoln Theater to see The Garland Mason Band and Ponderosa perform.

Navigon Financial Group is providing complementary financial analysis for current team members.  This analysis encompasses your protection, savings and growth components of your financial plan.  They have also offered to be an educational resource for the team.  Please contact Matt Greenan or Jonathan Self at 919-941-6235 for more information or to schedule an appointment.

The Summer Party and Fun Extravaganza will be on Sunday, June 5th beginning at 4 pm:

Join your IOSDT Teammates for the our annual summer party.  The Burgess family lake is the perfect setting for us.  BBQ and sides will be provided by our sponsor – Margaret Struble.  The Garland Mason Band will be performing a slew of new songs.

Prizes will be provided by Inside-Out Sports and DELTA Triathlon.

Pack in your swimsuit, towel and goggles to swim a few laps, or just hang out in the water or on the beach.  Bring your own drink(s) and chair(s).  If you have a favorite side or dessert to share that would be great.   Be prepared to test your Cornhole skills against real athletes.

SO’s, and Kids are welcome, but please RSVP the correct number.

Directions: from 540 go North on 401/Louisburg Rd 7.5 mi., then Right on Jonesville Rd. for 1 mi., then Left on Upchurch Rd to the end.

Please RSVP so that Margaret knows how much food to buy for us

Team Photo Contest:

Win a pair of Zipp race wheels!!  Each time you compete in an IOSTS, Finish Strong or other event, wear your IOSDT team kit and submit a publishable photo of yourself to  Each race and photo equals another chance to win.  The winner will be drawn at the end of season party in December.  You must be present to win.

Jonathan Armstrong won the Cervelo P3 for the 2010 Season.  Congratulations John!!

Team Calendar:
On the team page – check out all the team training, clinics and events – click here

We need your feedback, what is the best way for us all to arrange regular small group workouts? Facebook? Forum? Email list?  Email Todd with suggestions.

Hanging Out At The Races:

Bring your folding chairs and join your teammates under the team tent at most races.  It is easy to put up and take down.  email to reserve it for your race.

The team trailer turned out amazingly well.  Many thanks to Mike Wells of Wells Design Build and Bryan Rierson of Rierson Photography for a job well done.  Look for the smiling faces of Margo Pitts, Edde Burgess, John Mitchell, Erin Cutrell, Erin McKee and Todd rolling down the road.  Lawrence is installing racks for eight bikes.  

Team Clinics:
The Minimalist Triathlete Clinic with Coach Alex McDonald, MD and Pro Triathlete from Fast Forward Triathlon– Wednesday, May 25th, 6:30 pm at Inside-Out Sports in Cary. FREE to IOSDT members. Please RSVP to  This is nearly full.  If you wish to attend please RSVP to the facebook invite or to Alex right away.

  • Race faster while training Less
  • Maximize the physiologic Benefit of each workout
  • Train hard and maximize recover
  • Optimize your annual training and racing sched

Team Clothing:
We have received a new shipment of Jerseys, tri-shorts, cycling shorts, warmers, visors, hats, socks, hoodies, & beanies.
Go by Inside-Out Sports to pick up yours before they run out.  All of the team stuff is available to us at or near cost – which is sweet.


We have made a small order of Brooks run shorts and tops in mens and womens sizes.  They are currently being printed by Progressive Graphics and should be ready in about a week.  These will go quickly.  Come in to the store to grab yours as soon as they are ready.

Team Discounts:

  • Sign up for FS Series Events, owned by Finish Strong and receive a 20% discount.  For the discount code – click here
  • Inside-Out Sports – 10% discount (5% on bikes) and 5% cash back at the end of the year
  • InMotion Orthotics – Custom Orthotics (see details here)
  • Athletic Edge Sports Massage – First hour at half hour price, then $10 off thereafter
  • OSB Multisport Coaching – 10% discount to new clients and 20% off of Powerstroke DVD’s and Clinics
  • HEAT Studios – 15% discount on all classes – email with the dates/times you would like to attend and he will hook you up.


Please Support Our Team Sponsors:
Inside-Out Sports, Crazy Cool Triathlon stuff
DELTA Triathlon, cool videos, great advice, complete multisport calendar
Knott Berger and Miller, Attorneys for Justice
Progressive Graphics, Seriously cool custom screen printing
Navigon Financial Group, Financial Planning Services
Silver Dollar Design, Beautiful graphics and web design
Margaret Struble, Realtor
Todd’s Blog, yeah, that’s my blog and it’s kinda cool, too

And Our Team Partners:
Fast Forward Triathlon, Alex McDonald, MD
OSB Multisport Coaching, Marty and Bri Gaal
Britfit Coaching, Jackie Miller
Finish Strong, Amazing event production
Athletic Edge, Sports Massage
Highly Effective Athletic Training – HEAT Studios
InMotion Orthotics, Custom orthotics
Rierson Photography, Amazing photographs
Team In Training, LLS is a Great Cause

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