Tue Jul 5, 2022

august, 2019

31aug(aug 31)8:00 am02sep(sep 2)3:00 pmTake the LakeAt Lake Waccamaw Labor Day Weekend


Event Details

The 11th Annual Take the Lake is Labor Day weekend at Lake Waccamaw. Online registration is at TakeTheLake.org 

Events this year take place on Saturday, August 31 and Monday, September 2 with a schedule of short events with a 3-year plan to add back the long distance events as Lake Waccamaw recovers from Hurricane Florence and as improvements are made to Lake Wacccamaw State Park Lakeshore Trail.

Friday, August 30

5:30 p.m. Take the Plate Spaghetti Dinner at Lake Waccamaw United Methodist Church. Eat-in or take-out. Donations accepted

Saturday, August 31 – All events start and finish at Elizabeth Brinkley Park in Lake Waccamaw

*8 a.m. 5K certified by USA Track & Field. Start and finish at Elizabeth Brinkley Park

8 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Take the Lake Celebration at Elizabeth Brinkley Park with children’s games & breakfast fundraiser

9 a.m. 5K awards presentation

9:30 a.m. 1-Mile Fun Run at Elizabeth Brinkley Park

10:30 a.m. 10K Bike at Elizabeth Brinkley Park

Sunday, September 1

Event-free day

Labor Day Monday, September 2

8 a.m. Traditional Lee J. Greer Labor Day 4-Mile Swim. Leaves from Dale’s or the dam depending on wind direction

*8:30 a.m. 1-Mile Swim leaves from Dale’s on a front and back route.

Noon  6-Mile Paddle from the dam to Dale’s following the perimeter of the lake. Route will be determined by wind direction.

For more information visit takethelake.org or on Facebook.



August 31 (Saturday) 8:00 am - September 2 (Monday) 3:00 pm


Elizabeth Brinkley Park

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