Hannover, April 9th 2017: At this year’s HAJ-Marathon in Hannover, KSM participated with 38 runners in almost every discipline and took a top position among the more than 21,300 participants.
David Brychta finished the ultimate discipline, the marathon, at a time of 4:31:56. Our group of six finished the relay marathon with excellent team spirit at a time of 4:03:07.
Robert Brüning (despite fall!), Sadik Senkul and Jörg Bartsch reached the finish line of the half marathon with times clearly below 2h! Jonas Franzki and Maik Rieche finished the 10 km in a team under the top 100 – at 4,200 runners in this discipline - with 1st place and 12th place in their age groups (place 61 and 62 in the overall standing). Furthermore, Andreas Eue as number 4, Karin Becker, Zuzana Vejstrková, Elisa Gorcicova (with place 7, 18 and 19 in their age groups) and 11 more KSM runners including the KSM management had fantastic runs!
For the first time, KSM successfully participated in the events walking, nordic walking and inline skating.
Altogether it was a well-rounded success at excellent weather and with an excellent team! Thanks to all our colleagues that came to Hannover and congratulations to your top performances!
Background: The KSM Castings Group is a leading producer of automotive lightweight components for chassis, transmissions, engines and steering. Specialized in aluminum and magnesium components, KSM strives for the top position in both technology and quality. As an important supplier to the global automotive industry, the company is already among the top employers. Reliable partnerships, customer orientation and cost effectiveness are essential key points of the company’s strategy. The basis, however, are first-class employees. KSM operates 9 production plants in Germany, Czech Republic, USA and China with a total of approximately 3,700 employees. Among its customers are the major automotive producers and automotive suppliers like Volkswagen, Daimler, ZF, Benteler and Bosch. In 2015, the company group achieved a turnover of approximately 525 million EUR.