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Rock stars join Nakhon Si Thammarat charity run

Jul 27. 2019
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By The Nation

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Leading Thai rock stars, Artiwara “Toon” Khongmalai and his partner Rachwin “Koi” Wongviriya, joined 10,000 others at the “Khanom Life Saving” run to raise funds for the Khanom Hospital in Nakhon Si Thammarat on Saturday. 

The 10-kilometre marathon started early Saturday morning despite the rain. The aim was to raise enough funds to buy medical equipment for the hospital. 

As of Saturday afternoon, the event had raised Bt2 million, plus an additional Bt1 million donation from local businessmen Jimmy Shawara. 

“This event is part of Khanom Festival 2019, which was organised to promote Nakhon Si Thammarat as a tourist destination. Toon gladly joined our event when we issued an invitation encouraging people to come run with us,” Pajnapa Wongworachat, president of the Khanom Tourism Association, said on Saturday.

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