A record 243 truckers participated in the 2017 Special Olympics Delaware Truck Convoy on Oct. 7 in Kent County.

The event, sponsored by FedEx Ground, Perdue and Walmart, was a 29-mile police-escorted ride that raised more than $61,000 for the organization. Special Olympics Delaware provides sports opportunities for more than 4,200 children and adults with intellectual disabilities.

For more, visit sode.org.