When: Sat., Sept. 5, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 2015
“Your First Mud Run,” sponsored in part by HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley’s Margaretville Hospital, is “the only mud run in the nation that’s designed to prepare you for the bigger, badder mud runs,” say organizer Your First Mud Run, which coordinates mud runs in five states. The mud run is also “the only race in the country where parents can run the same course with their kids as young as 6 years old,” Your First Mud Run says. Margaretville Hospital, at 42084 state Route 28, is nine miles from Belleayre. Coinciding with the race will be a community-wide garage sale at Belleayre’s Overlook Lodge, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., featuring items ranging from antiques, toys, memorabilia and appliances to clothing, furniture, electronics and vintage jewelry. The race, through the beautiful grounds of Belleayre Ski Center, includes: · A 6-foot-high wall · A set of crawling tubes · A tire carry · Heavy jump ropes · A burpee station, where participants do squat thrusts that start and end in a standing position · Several mud pits. The run will have smaller versions of all the obstacles for the kids. Every finisher will receive a medal and T-shirt. Top finishers will also receive gift certificates from local retail sponsors. Every competitor will receive retail-sponsor discounts. Extra gear, video and pictures will be available.