For immediate release – Cluj-Napoca, March 13, 2019

The Romanian Alpine Club, Cluj University Section, Clubul Sportiv Alpin Universitar, with the support of the main partner msg Romania, announce the partnership with Robert Hajnal who becomes ambassador of msg Apuseni Marathon.

The partnership aims to build mutual support between the organizers, the official partner of the trail running competition and the athlete.

“As organisers and representatives of the Romanian Alpine Club, Cluj University Section we believe it is our responsibility to support valuable athletes, that we feel represent us. We met Robert at the first edition of the Apuseni ultra marathon, in 2018, race that he won. We watched with great joy his evolution at UTMB 2018 and we considered that an association with him sends the right message: if you trust yourself and you have the courage to act, dreams can come true”. Anca Berlo, PR & Marketing Coordinator, msg Apuseni Marathon

“The relationship between msg Romania and Apuseni Marathon started in 2012, before the second edition of the event. Long distance running resembles an entrepreneurial story, where we find enthusiasm, a lot of work and the will to succeed. We have recognised these qualities both in the team members organising the trail running event as well as in Robert. We felt happy to have identified a manifestation that would fit the specifics of our team and those of our company, one we would be proud to associate our identity and name with, therefore we were pleased to support this new initiative of the organisers.” Radu Jinga, General Manager, msg Romania

“The team is important, it plays a crucial role. The team helps you stick to a plan, it encourages you. Other people’s support is as important as the trust you have in yourself. I am glad to join msg Apuseni Marathon and the people in organising team. I appreciate them because they try to make this event a pleasant experience for all participants, from the youngest to the eldest, from beginner to the fastest of the runners.” Robert Hajnal, ultra marathoner

Robert Hajnal will be present in Cluj-Napoca at a community meeting with runners and mountaineers, that takes place on May 20, at 18:45 at The Office conference hall. He will be also present at the start of the 9th edition of msg Apuseni Marathon.




The Romanian Alpine Club encourages, develops and promotes the responsible practicing of any recreational mountain activities, declaring that the mountain areas are part of the public patrimony and must be accessible to all mountain lovers, without restraints; it promotes among all users of mountain areas the care, respect for the environment and the preservation of nature. The Romanian Alpine Club is a full member of the UIAA since 1937 and adheres to its statute.


msg Maraton Apuseni offers trail running lovers five races that traverse small mountain villages, hills, rivers, and peaks of the Apuseni mountains. Competitors of all ages are awaited year after year, at the basecamp in Baisorii mountain resort to run either one of the technical races – ultramarathon & marathon (ITRA certified), half marathon, or the 7k cross and the family race where children and parents run and enjoy the outdoors together.


The IT company msg Romania, part of the German concern AG, established in Cluj-Napoca in October 2008, counted in 2019 over 500 employees. In its offices in Cluj, Targu Mures, and Timisoara, msg develops projects for the German market and for customers all around the world, in many areas of business.
Among the services offered count: software development and consultancy using Java, SAP, .NET technologies, mobile apps, software testing, system administration, technical support, and financial operations.
At a global scale, msg has more than 8200 employees hired in 25 countries and a 961 million Euro turnover in 2018. Some of the most important clients of the company are: Audi, BMW, Daimler, VW, Deutsche Bank, Commerzbank, Finanz Informatik, Daimler Chrysler Bank, Deutsche Post, ADAC, Munich RE, Vienna Insurance Group, Allianz, Achmea si ING.