By Richard Bammer
Runners will dash around Andrews Park Sunday during a scavenger hunt that raises money for Autism Speaks.
Jennifer Annuzzi of Vacaville is running the New York City Marathon Nov. 5 to support the advocacy organization that supports research and awareness campaigns for autism spectrum disorders.
Her goal is to raise $3,000. As of Thursday, she has raised a little more than $1,000.
To boost her fundraising, Annuzzi is hosting a scavenger hunt and 5K run from 8 to 10 a.m. Sunday in Andrews Park.
All ages are welcome.
“It’s a family-friendly event,” Annuzzi said. “People can come out and have a good time.”She has been a special education paraeducator with the Solano County Office of Education for 10 years.“A lot of my students do have autism,” she said.