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Mark Twain Elementary School students hike for health

Fifth-graders at Mark Twain Elementary School have been traversing the Tahoe Rim Trail — kind of. For seven weeks, they have been logging their miles — whether walked, biked, hiked, run or swam — to try to reach the 164 miles. Students who accumulated the most miles were rewarded this weekend with an actual hike along a portion of the trail around Spooner Lake. “I thought it went really well,” said Shannon Mick, 10. “I learned a lot of new things and met a lot of new people.” Representatives from the Tahoe Rim Trail Association, which sponsored the event, gave …

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