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

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.

Latest News

February 18, 2015   |  Running
When motivated and committing to a sporting goal, our tendency is to focus on how much physical training we can squeeze into our week and the weeks and months between our commitment and the race. Unfortunately, it is the physical training that grabs the majority of attention. We frequently overlook or minimize recovery requirements, as ‘ elementary logic’ informs us that the more we train, the better we will be.……
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February 17, 2015   |  Music
Cape Town’s Dance music supremos Goldfish and Crazy White Boy will bring the party to Durban on Saturday, 28 February when they play at the Old Mutual Music at The Lake at the Durban Botanic Gardens. There will be a sizzling mix of ingredients distinct from other dance capitals such as Ibiza, Porto and Miami - Durban’s balmy weather, the botanic garden’s sub-tropical setting, spicy flavours, world-class electronic music and……
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February 16, 2015   |  Running
The Eastern Province and Western Cape will host the Comrades Marathon Association’s (CMA) annual roadshow this week. Runners will be able to attend the innovative road-running workshops in Port Elizabeth on Wednesday (18.02.2015) and Mossel Bay on Thursday (19.02.2015). The roadshow has been hosted at various running clubs across the country since January, to help runners prepare for the 90th Comrades Marathon on Sunday, 31 May 2015. With Comrades participants……
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February 12, 2015   |  Running
One week remains to the Witness Maritzburg Marathon which is one of many races around the country that runners use for their final Old Mutual Two Oceans or Comrades qualifier.  One week before any marathon and so many options as to how to approach the race. The underlying fact is there is no training that you can do to IMPROVE your potential time on Sunday, BUT there are many things……
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February 10, 2015   |  Running
Ultra Marathon entries have once again filled up before the official 4 March closing date! REMINDER:  If you entered the Ultra Marathon without submitting qualifying race results, please remember to update your personal profile by 4 March, as you will not be able to participate without a qualifying race time. The good news for runners who failed to secure an entry, is that the substitution entry process for the Ultra Marathon……
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