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Iron County seniors complete 332-mile walking challenge


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Mark Marczak, left, and Gogebic Community College President Jim Lorenson gather with the Iron County Aging Unit's Stroll for a Goal participants to celebrate the 332 miles walked by the group.


IRONWOOD - A group of area seniors gathered at Gogebic Community College Thursday for the final day of the Iron County Aging Unit's Stroll for a Goal walking challenge.

Participants met twice a week over the nine-week challenge to walk laps around GCC's indoor track.

A total of 16 participants accrued a cumulative 332 miles, according to Mark Marczak, who oversaw the program.

Thursday's walking time was cut a bit short, as the group gathered for cake afterwards to celebrate the accomplishment. Prizes were also given to participants, including P...

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