Take the Lake 16 mile bike ride around Lake Waccamaw and 7.5 mile family bike ride
Bike & Hike Training Schedule
By July 1: Ride for at least 15 minutes at least once each week
By August 1: Ride for at least 30 minutes 2 times each week.
By Sept. 1: Ride for at least one hour. The above schedule is a minimal training estimate for an average person and it in no way guarantees success. Always consult a health or fitness professional before embarking on a new exercise regimen.
Q: Why do we need a helmet for the Bike & Hike? A: Insurance. Without helmets, we can have no insurance. Without insurance, we can have no Take the Lake. Sooo... no helmet, no JAMA.
Q: For the Bike & Hike, why can't we ride through the woods? A:The Bike and Run/Walk route around the lake and through Lake Waccamaw State Park is conditional based on weather conditions. Recent rains can wash out the Lakeshore Trail through the state park. Route updates will be made on this website and the TTL Facebook page. Walking bikes on the Lakeshore Trail at the state park is matter for the state of North Carolina. The trail from the park campground to the dam is on state park land, and has not been authorized as a riding trail. We hope with trail improvements through the park, that one day soon riding all the way around the lake and through the state park is a feasible option.
• Always wear a certified bike helmet.
• These are not guided events; you must make your own decisions regarding your abilities and the weather.
• Do not litter – recycle, find a garbage can, or carry it. • DRINK BEFORE YOU GET THIRSTY!
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