Sport and movement encourage a healthy, active body, while also promoting social interaction. MLP is therefore committed to supporting university and leisure sports. We also support the “Rhein-Neckar sport region”.
MLP has been title sponsor of the German University Sports Championships since 2004 – in the financial year 2008 supporting basketball, beach volleyball, football and golf. And by sponsoring USC Heidelberg we continue to support the growth of basketball in Germany. The professional league riders in the MLP cycling team are committed to keeping professional cycling a sport free of doping incidents.
MLP Marathon Mannheim
The popular sports highlight of the year in 2008 was once again the MLP Mannheim Marathon. This event is known throughout Germany and is unique since competitors only reach the finishing line at Mannheim Rosengarten after dusk. Around 8,000 runners took part in the event on May 24, 2008, which also attracted 130,000 visitors.