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Tara Del Prete runs through a mud pit
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Tara Del Prete runs through a mud pit on the Survival Race course at the 4H camp in Riverhead, which will take place for the first time on Long Island on Sept. 8, 2012. The Survival Race is a family-focused 5K obstacle course and mud run open to all ages, from 9 to 99. (Aug. 28, 2012)(Credit: Daniel Brennan)

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The Survival Race

Prepare to get dirty. This is the concept of The Survival Race, the first 5k "mud run" to take place on Long Island, with a course filled with military-style obstacles. The Survival Race in Riverhead is geared toward a wider range of participants -- including kids as young as 9.