Not at all,,,especially in the early season people come in with all different levels of fitness. Give it a shot and no worries since the group sometimes breaks off a bit into a couple sub groups but they all have cue sheets.
Hey Bob! Just ran into your profile on Bikejournal. You're a few spots ahead of me- I always notice when I'm ranked near someone else from Chicago. As I right this you're 1302, and I'm a few back at 1309.