Hundreds of people turned out Sunday for the 22nd annual Flutie 5k for Autism that was held at the Belkin Family Lookout Farm in South Natick, Massachusetts.
It was a homecoming for former Boston College and Patriots QB Doug Flutie, who started the Flutie Foundation after his son Dougie Jr. was diagnosed with autism.
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Flutie said the event is all about having fun while supporting a good cause.
"This is a community day, this is a day where everybody comes out, has fun, we go for a ruin, walk, whatever it is, and just hang out for the afternoon and have a little picnic," Flutie said.
NBC10 Boston's Jackie Bruno emceed the race while her family ran. Her son Jack Bear was diagnosed with autism when he was just two years old.
Over $180,000 was raised Sunday to help families affected by autism.
NBC10 Boston and our sister stations were the proud media sponsors of the race.