This husband-and-wife duo are particularly excited about this year’s Big Walk as it is at s’pore Zoo
Retiree Parimalam Krishnan, 66, comes from a family of walkers. Her father, Mr D Krishnasamy, groomed athletes likes BKS Maniam to become walking champions.
Her sister, Ms Chandriga Krishnasamy, won a silver in the 5km walk at the 10th SEA Games in Jakarta in 1979.
Her other five siblings were also active in walking events since the 1950s.
Even her husband, Mr Letcheiman Samivelu, 69, also retired, shares the family’s passion for running and walking. They have been married for 43 years.