A run from one end of Laos to the other arrived in the nation’s capital Vientiane Sunday afternoon for a good cause – improving health care at both ends of the country.
Locals on foot, bicycle and other forms of transportation could be seen joining the long distance runners on their journey past city landmarks like That Luang stupa, Patouxai Victory monument and down to the Mekong Riverside via live video footage shared by organisers on Facebook.
The event is being held to raise money for Attapeu Provincial Hospital and Luang Prabang Friend’s Hospital For Children.
According to the organisers, South to North charity run (Attapeu to Phongsaly) is the biggest feat ever to be pursued in Laos.
The group of dedicated and concerned runners is to take an exciting journey by running 1,569 km within 16 days starting 7th-26th October 2018.
• Purposes of this campaign/Beneficiaries:
To raise fund to support provincial hospital in Laos:
Attapeu Provincial Hospital and Luang Prabang Children Hospital
• When and Where?
Starting from the South, Attapeu province up to the North, Phonsaly Province of Laos – a Total running distance of 1,569 KM over the course of 16 days, starting from the 7th Oct – 26 Oct 2018.
• Who are the runners?
There four main runners: 1. Mr. Inthy Deuansavanh (Lao), 2. Mr. Carlo Bacalla (PHL), 3. Mr. Daniel Ose (GER), and 4. Mr. Carl Loyd Fernican (Ban Der) (PHL).
In addition to these four runners, there are also numbers relay-runners who will be joining the distance along the 1,569 KM route.
• How can people help?
There are 3 ways to support this campaign:
1. Become one of our sponsors (Please see the sponsorship packages)
2. Raise funds in your organization, group or association and donate to this charity
3. Donate individually via our Crowdrise Page ‘South to North Laos Charity Run’
Or via bank transfer. Details below:
You can donate directly via the bank transfer:
• Transferring note “Donate to S2N”
• Please take a screen capture of your transfer slip and send along with your photo to our Admin’s Whatsapp +85620 99 862 688.
• We will post on S2N Facebook Fan Page to appreciate your kindness and also inspire others to donate for this good cause.
BCEL Bank Acc Name: Events for Good
Acc (Kip): 010-110-001-140-755-001
Acc (USD): 010-110-101-140-755-001
Bank address: No. 01, Pangkham Rd, Xieng Nguen, Chanthabouly, Vientiane, Laos