Toon starts 11th day of charity run in rain as donations rise
Rock star Artiwara “Toon” Kongmalai began the 11th day of his epic 2,191-kilometre run for charity amid heavy rain on Saturday.
Toon and his group started running from the Na Farm shop in Ranode district in Songkhla at 5.30am.
They ran in the rain along highway 408, the Songkhla-Nakhon Si Thammarat road heading to Nakhon Si Thammarat.
They ran through the Ranode district into the Hua Sai district of Nakhon Si Thammarat at 6am.
As of Saturday morning, donations have risen to Bt168.64 million.
Toon plans to raise Bt700 million for 11 public hospitals from his run under the banner of “Kao Kon La Kao”, or “Take One Step Each”. He started in Betong district in Yala province, and his final destination is Mae Sai district in Chiang Rai.