Stamford’s First Hop, Skip and a Run 5K will benefit Achilles International
STAMFORD - A woman who once had to relearn to walk and talk after a snowboarding accident will now have a chance to compete in a race Sunday.
Jen Gonzalez will participate in Stamford’s first Hop, Skip and a Run: a 5K race where participants must hop, skip and run at different points.
Half Full Brewery will sponsor the race with proceeds going to support Achilles International.
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The organization pairs disabled athletes with a guide to help lead them through whatever race or event they want to do.
Gonzalez says she is doing much more than she thought she would thanks to Achilles International.