Beginner Info

If this is your first triathlon, congratulations on undertaking such a spectacular challenge! The Got the Nerve? event is a perfect get-your-feet-wet triathlon. Our committee has put together an excellent series of tips to help make your Got the Nerve? experience both positive and enjoyable.

Beginners Tips

Day Before The Race Beginners’ Clinic

First-time competitors will have an opportunity to visit the transition area, learn how the race will unfold, and receive advice from experienced triathletes that will help them to have a great race day. This year’s beginners clinic is TBD.

Mentor Program

We have a group of experienced triathletes who are available for questions as well as organizing training sessions.

Program schedule will be announced when it is available.

For more information, please contact our  Mentor Program

Meet Our Mentors


Larry Grybosky, 36, resides in Sinking Spring, PA with his wife and two children.  Larry competed in his first triathlon (GottheNerve?) in 2007 and has since finished over 20 triathlons (including 3 Half Ironmans), 4 marathons, 2 ultra-marathons, several adventure races and numerous other races.  Larry enjoys the challenging and results-based workouts that comes with triathlon training.  Larry uses his history of being neither an accomplished athlete in high school nor a competitive athlete in college, and having learn to swim as an adult, as motivation for others new to the sport of triathlons.

Mentor Program Group Ride

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