They form one of the largest single-sex groups taking part in this year’s National Steps Challenge The New Paper Big Walk, and they believe in walking the talk.
Madam Khadijah Hashim, 50, a draughtsman, and her friends are all avidly interested in walking, jogging and trekking.
She said: “We met in February while we were trekking at Gunung Lambak in Johor and became close. We have since taken part in hikes, jogs and walk together almost every weekend.”
The group includes administration officer Noraini Ali, 44; operations manager Sara Almina Yapis, 42; customer service officer Azlin Leman, 53; patient coordinator Norfifa Omar, 48; administration manager Jumi Yusoff, 50; senior administration executive Suzana, 52; and engineering assistant Irene Tay, 56.