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.

Latest News

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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August 25, 2014   |  Running
It was a day of emotion, determination, and success for the 14500 women who took to the road in Sunday’s Durban Spar Women’s race. From race winner Lebogang Phalula, who ran it for her sister Diana, each of the runners and walkers had their own motivation to complete the 10km and 5km distance that is billed as South Africa’s Most Beautiful Road Race. “I ran for my sister,” said Phalula……
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August 21, 2014   |  Running
The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) launched its campaign for the 90th Comrades Marathon today (Thursday, 14 August 2014). Members of the media along with South Africa’s top runners, sporting personalities and stakeholders converged on Johannesburg to be part of the celebratory launch of the world’s biggest and oldest ultra-marathon. The 2015 campaign is centered on the CMA’s vision of an all-inclusive Comrades Marathon, with the slogan: ‘Be Part of It……
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August 21, 2014   |  Running
To strengthen its commitment to investing in endurance sports in South Africa, Old Mutual has joined the line-up of major sponsors of the Comrades Marathon for a 3-year period starting in 2015. The Comrades Marathon Association invites every Comrades runner, stakeholder, volunteer and supporter to participate in the excitement of this iconic race with their 2015 campaign, ‘Be Part of It - Bamba Iqhaza’. Says Mokaedi Dilotsotlhe, General Manager of……
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