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24 June 2017

Stuttgart-Lauf - Kärcher gives name for half-marathon

Kärcher strengthened its support to Stuttgart Lauf by acting as one of its sponsors for the next two years. The half marathon is one of the highlights of the miscellaneous competitions, "Stuttgart-Lauf ist one of the biggest and most famous sports event in the region", says Hartmut Jenner, Chief Executive Officer of Alfred Kärcher GmbH & Co. KG. "Kärcher supported this competition for more than ten years as official partner. Now, we extended our sponsoring significantly", he added.



The Stuttgart-Lauf which took place for the 24th time this year is one of the biggest running events in Germany with around 20.000 participants and several disciplines like half-marathon, skates and relay half-marathon and 7-km run.  For the first "Kärcher Halbmarathon" more than 6.500 runners registered while 42 Kärcher employees took part at this 21-km run.

Overall, 14.000 runners participated  in this sporting event which also included 83 Kärcher employees.

 

Kärcher also took care for the visitors of the Stuttgart-Lauf with organised games for children and information counters to give information on cleaning for the adults.


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