For those who brave today's inaugural Yemassee Mud Run Filthy 5K Challenge, first peruse its Facebook page.
One album includes pictures of the 3.1-mile course's construction. One snapshot shows a ditch just before the 2-mile mark, where one wider log and one skinny log offer runners a choice of how to cross -- the other option being a rumble through the ditch.
Halfway through the course is "Alligator Alley," another ditch full of opaque, shin-deep water.
And then there are the mud pits. The first will include rope suspended over the muddy service, forcing participants to high crawl through the obstacle.
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FILTHY 5K CHALLENGE
What: 5-kilometer trail run through open and wooded terrain incorporating numerous obstacles, incuding ditches, logs and mud pits.
Where: 28790 Pocotaligo Rd., Yemassee
When: 10 a.m. today
Registration: Registration will be held from 7:30-9:30 a.m. Cost is $30 per individual and $125 per team. Cash or check only.
Notes: Participants can register as individuals or as five-person teams. Individuals will be grouped by age and teams grouped by gender -- Male, Female and Coed. T-shirts available while supplies last. Team categories include Men, Women and Coed.
More information: Go to www.yemasseemudrun.com and click "5K Challenge."