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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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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August 15, 2014   |  Running
With the exciting innovations and launch of Comrades 2015 still ringing in runners ears, comes welcome confirmation that the first hurdle in the finalisation of the 2014 Comrades results has been achieved. South African Institute for Drug Free Sports, (SAIDS) have given the Comrades Marathon Association the clearance to pay out the prize money. Comrades have commenced on the Top ten women and men this week, but are, according to……
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August 14, 2014   |  Running
“‘Be Part of It - Bamba Iqhaza,”said chairman Macdonald Chitja at a prestigious media and elite runner launch for Comrades 2015 held at Monte Casino on Thursday. “We are pleased to unveil this years campaign and invite the nation to be a part of it. The 90th edition of this world-famous ultra-marathon promises to be the best one yet.” The race, which was first held on 24 May 1921, (Empire……
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August 12, 2014   |  Running
Monday, 11 August - On Friday night, a group of high profile individuals including Sibusiso Vilane, Dominic Ntsele (CEO of Classic FM) and South African Rugby Legends – David von Hoesslin, Attie van der Linde and Dean Hall, gathered in the spirit of conservation at the Montecasino Ballroom for the Johannesburg leg of the “Earth Night” series. Earth Night is a fundraising event concept pioneered by Wildlands to make people……
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