Uptown Rotary adventure race raises $9,600

This summer’s Ocmulgee Adventure Race raised $9,600, Uptown Macon Rotary announced. Of the proceeds, $4,305 will be donated to the Macon Rescue Mission, $3,152 will be given to Friends of the Ocmulgee Heritage Trail and $2,152 will support Uptown Macon Rotary’s youth financial literacy project.

The checks will be presented Thursday, according to a news release.

The annual fundraiser U-ROAR (uptown Rotary Ocmulgee Adventure Race) features a mix of paddling, mountain biking and orienteering and was held at Javors Lucas Lake and the Ocmulgee River. More than 150 participants competed to find hidden checkpoints in the woods and around the water, according to the release.