By Diana Matthews,
The News Reporter
Another virtual Take The Lake is now in the rearview mirror, and organizers reported Tuesday that more than 200 participants together recorded 6,990 miles of running, walking, swimming, pedaling and paddling.
Participants in the annual fitness challenge chose their own times and places to get miles in, then logged them on a website that showed them how far around Lake Waccamaw they had virtually progressed.
Christine and Tim Houlihan searched the internet for a town with good air quality and a lake; they visited Lake Waccamaw and fell in love. “We love the lake, the people, and the country way of living that we were both used to,” she said. The mile markers around the lake aroused their curiosity, leading them to register
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