Thu Jun 30, 2022

september, 2018

01sep8:00 am03(sep 3)11:00 amTake the Lake 2018Labor Day Weekend personal endurance challenges with a walk/run, bike/hike, paddle & swim


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Take the Lake at Lake Waccamaw, N.C. celebrates 10 years Labor Day weekend

Take the Lake is made up of four personal endurance challenges including a walk/run, bike and paddle around the lake and a swim across the lake. Take the Lake is not a race, and it’s free. You can participate in one or all of the challenges. Preregistration for each event is encouraged at The theme this year is “Body, Mind & Spirit.”

For the 10th year, the weekend of events begins Labor Day weekend at Elizabeth Brinkley Park on Saturday, September 1, at 8 a.m. with a 16-mile walk/run around Lake Waccamaw. Pre-register for early release at 7:15 a.m. A Family Fun Walk 10K begins at 8:30 a.m. at Elizabeth Brinkley Park.

Sunday, September 2 at 8 a.m., the 14-mile paddle around the lake begins on the public beach next to Dale’s Seafood. At 2 p.m. Sunday, September 2, the 16-mile bike around Lake Waccamaw begins at Elizabeth Brinkley Park and at 2:30 p.m. the Family Fun Ride 10k begins at Elizabeth Brinkley Park. Bike helmets are required for both bike events.

On Labor Monday, September 3, a 4-mile swim across Lake Waccamaw begins at the dam, unless winds force a start at Dale’s Seafood. Also on Monday beginning with the swim, Take the Lake X-treme is a race for individuals and teams who complete all four endurance challenges in one day – 48 miles of swimming, biking, paddling and running. There is a small fee for TTL X-treme and pre-registration is required. Participants who complete all four events over the weekend are recognized with the Grandslam award.

For more information and to register for Take the Lake visit and


1 (Saturday) 8:00 am - 3 (Monday) 11:00 am est


Elizabeth Brinkley Park

Bald Cypress Circle

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