Old Mutual | Do Great Things
  • Do Great ThingsDo Great Things is a community platform for users to interact with and find useful information about the various events that are sponsored by Old Mutual for the benefit of the community.
  • Sponsorship RequestsOld Mutual believes in investing in South Africa’s social fabric through sporting events, education and arts and culture.Read More
  • More than yourselfThe ‘More than Yourself’ platform gives you an opportunity to join with others to do great things. Donate to a cause, support a participating friend’s chosen cause, or start your own fundraising campaign to support and improve communities across the country.Read More
  • Trophy Wine ShowThe Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show is South Africa’s premier wine competition that recognises the top local wines and winemakers, and honours excellence in the wine industry.Find out more
  • Old Mutual RunningThe Old Mutual running portal enables athletes to interact, ask questions, get customised training programmes and find race information for some of South Africa's leading events including The Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon and the Old Mutual Om Die Dam Marathon.Read more
  • Social ResponsibilityOld Mutual’s social vision is to invest in South Africa’s economic success by contributing to jobs, education and skills creation to benefit the most vulnerable of our communities and their members.Find out more
  • Old Mutual International PairsOld Mutual are proud sponsors of the South African leg of the International Pairs Tournament, giving ordinary golfers a chance to compete like the pros.Read More
 

Welcome to Do Great Things


For more than 167 years, Old Mutual has contributed to social development in South Africa by investing in local initiatives such as sporting events, education, arts and culture. The knowledge and experience gained from partnering with community groups and organisations on some of South Africa’s leading events has resulted in wisdom, and wisdom shared inspires others to do great things.

With this in mind, Old Mutual has developed a community platform for users to interact with and find useful information about the various events that are sponsored by Old Mutual, covering various interests including music, running, education, wine and social responsibility.

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Register on this website to engage in the forums, comment on posts and articles and customise your experience across the various portals on the Do Great Things platform. Plus, you can download running training programmes, create party invitations, calculate education costs and enter the latest competitions.


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November 25, 2014   |  Running
It’s the final countdown! Comrades Marathon runners have less than one week to get their entry in and secure their place at the Start of the 90th ‘Ultimate Human Race’. The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has announced that the three-month entry process will close on 30 November 2014. Comrades Marathon enthusiasts who have not yet entered the iconic race are urged to enter before then. Online entries will close at……
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November 24, 2014   |  Running
Last weekend saw over 300 individuals gather at the Racefood Head Quarters in Merrivale Heights to participate in an exciting Wild Series obstacle course event, the Old Mutual Sunday Tribune Midlands Mudrun. This 5km, fun filled obstacle course (consisting of 21 obstacles) was launched in July 2014 and all funds raised at this event go towards the conservation of the Karkloof (Midlands, KZN). This event also incorporates a shorter 2km,……
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November 12, 2014   |  Music
The multiple-award winning Soweto Gospel Choir makes a rare appearance in Durban this December bringing some early Christmas cheer to the Old Mutual Music at the Lake Carols by Candlelight concert on Friday, 5 December at the Durban Botanic Gardens. Formed to celebrate the unique and inspirational power of African Gospel music, the 24-strong Soweto Gospel Choir will perform a carefully chosen medley of Christmas carols, as well as their……
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November 12, 2014   |  Music
Swing City will treat Pretoria and Johannesburg to brassy swing jazz from the 1950s era of crooners, class and sophistication at this year’s Carols by Candlelight evenings.  Loyiso Bala, Nathan Roe and Graham Watkins, who make up the band Swing City, will serenade music lovers and ensure that the 2014 Old Mutual Music in the Gardens series ends on a high note. They will play at the Walter Sisulu National Botanical……
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November 11, 2014   |  Running
Just how much do you want to improve? Improving performance is actually quite straight forward. That does not mean its easy, but the principles for improved performance are easily explained: To improve a runner needs only: Improve their endurance, or perhaps more correctly improve their ability to convert blood fatty acids into carbohydrate and then ATP or energy. Alternatively: They can become faster by improving speed over a short distance.……
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