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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September 10, 2014   |  Running
Launch of 2015 Comrades Marathon The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) launched its campaign for The 2015 Ultimate Human Race in Johannesburg on Thursday, 14 August 2014. The 2015 campaign is centered on the CMA’s vision of an all-inclusive Comrades Marathon, with the slogan: ‘Be Part of It - Bamba Iqhaza’. CMA General Manager, Chris Bruwer who unveiled the campaign says, ‘We invite every Comrades runner, stakeholder, volunteer and supporter to……
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September 10, 2014   |  Running
The Two Oceans Marathon (TOM) NPC has appointed Carol Vosloo as its new General Manager. Says Vosloo, “I am honoured to be taking on this position and thrilled to be sharing the passion and commitment of the great team that currently implement the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon event  - the world's most beautiful marathon”. Lester Cameron, Board chairperson of TOM NPC is delighted to have this position filled well……
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September 8, 2014   |  Running
Thobane Chagwe set at new best time for the Mandela Day Marathon when crossing the line in 2:27:12. The race has exploded in popularity growing from 1500 in the first year, to 4500 participants in 2013 and this year attracting over 10,000 participants across the three mountain bike events, the 15km trail run and the flagship 10k, 21k, and full marathon on Sunday 31 August. Chagwe, who is known for……
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August 28, 2014   |  Running
Many runners are moving to the so-called ‘High Fat Low Carb’ (HFLC), diet. They have been inspired by Tim Noakes talks and Real Meal Revolution book as well as stories of runners, such as SA weatherman, Simon Gear, making massive improvements in their performances,. There are some challenges, and in my opinion, mis-interpretations, with the HFLC diet as it is being promoted in the popular media. The Real Meal Revolution……
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August 27, 2014   |  Music
Award winning South African band the Parlotones will perform at the Old Mutual Music in the Gardens series at the Pretoria Botanical Gardens on September 14. This will be the group’s first performance since lead singer Kahn Morbee’s operation. Morbee recently had polyps removed from his vocal chords. “We have the month of August off while Kahn recovers from his operation but we are very excited to be playing again,” says……
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