Mud Run to see thousands of families descend on Riverhead

Dean Del Prete, Survival Race, Long Island
BARBARAELLEN KOCH PHOTO | Survival Race creator Dean Del Prete at the recently installed mud pit Friday, the day before the big Mud Race.

Ready to get your mud game on?

Survival Race creator Dean Del Prete is holding the first-ever event of its kind on Long Island Saturday in Riverhead, called The Survival Race 5K Mud Run.

And he’s expecting some 5,000 people to arrive to town for the family friendly event.

The event is being held at the Dorothy P. Flint 4-H camp on Sound Avenue.