Syn: Glenn Sutton has slept just 100 minutes in the last five days, averaging 116km a day.
“CanTeen relies solely on the generosity of the community to provide vital services like
counselling, online support, events and camps."
"By challenging ourselves, we can challenge these shocking statistics."
The deal means many Coastguard locations struggling to fundraise will get desperately needed new kit.
He even wears it while he's running, surfing and playing golf.
"People have had a really tough year and this is just a great thing for people."
"Food ambulances" filled with Christmas hampers will be delivered to where they are needed most, from Invercargill to Kaitaia.
For every person who watches the livestream, $1 will be donated.
The long-running rural fundraiser has faced a number of challenges in recent years.