Hong Kong Computer Society, Women wing named as FACE Club organised a month long Step Challenge competition in the month of November. There were group, individual male and individual female categories. The maximum number of steps walked by a person in that month was recorded through a computer app developed by an American company.
This event was organised to raise fund to encourage girls to enter the IT field. An amount of 70000 Hong Kong dollar was presented to the Girls Go Tech project of an NGO Women Foundation of Hong Kong.
There was tough competition between the 180 participants of the competition under various categories. Mr. Sivakumar of Tung Chung won the championship in individual male category with 582,102 steps in the month of November (with an average steps of 20000 steps -nearly 20 km every day).
HKT – AANN UC WALKER won the group category and Billie Kwok won the individual female category. Alex Chan won the grand prize with more than one million steps.
The award ceremony was held at a hall in Hong Kong Microsoft office at Cyberport on Friday, 7th December.
FACE Club stands for a club of Female, Attract, Connect and Engage activities. The event was well received that all the sponsors of this year were ready to sponsor for the next year event as well.