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  • It's joBerg2c time!Catch all of the action from Day 8 of joBerg2c live on Old Mutual Live between 12:00 and 18:00 on 29 April 2016.Check out Old Mutual Live
  • Catch Comrades 2016 on Old Mutual LiveCatch the 2016 Comrades Marathon action on Old Mutual Live from the Comrades Expo on 26, 27 and 28 May and the finish line on 29 May 2016. Check out Old Mutual Live
  • For the love of wine!Catch the action from the 2016 Old Mutual Trophy Show (OMTWS) on Old Mutual Live between 18:00 and 21:00 on 3 June 2016. Read More
  • SA’s (youth) got talentStudents from around 40 schools in KwaZulu-Natal will take part in a school's version of “South Africa’s got Talent” on 15 June 2016.Read More

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For more than 170 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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April 26, 2016   |  Running
Comrades counting down - some interesting little snippet for those on the start line: The race commences around 665m above sea level and drops overall to Durban making it an 'assisted' race 0.73% drop which is over 7 times the allowable for a recognised course - The the distance is obviously A to B and outside the 50% separation allowance for 'distance national / international records' -- That said it……
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April 25, 2016   |  Music
If you want to show your mom just how much she means to you this Mother's Day, you could go with the usual gifts like flowers, chocolates or maybe even breakfast in bed. However, if you want to make the day more special, you could get the family together, pack a picnic basket and treat her to a beautiful afternoon of music at the Durban Botanic Gardens on Sunday, 8……
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April 23, 2016   |  Running
The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has noted and is in the process of implementing a directive from Athletics South Africa that two wheelchair assisted participants be permitted to participate in the 2016 Comrades Marathon. CMA Chairperson Macdonald Chitja says, ‘The CMA welcomes what is an historic decision for our sport and we embrace it in line with the spirit of the Comrades Marathon’s values and vision of equality and inclusivity.’……
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April 23, 2016   |  Running
The 2016 Old Mutual joBerg2c kicked into race mode on a blustery day for riders. Day 2 of the Old Mutual joBerg2c is when the real racing starts at the nine-day, 900km event. After a neutral first day, riders crank into a higher gear for the 93km from Frankfort to Reitz, and for the remaining seven days. Weather conditions on Day 1 were near perfect for a casual meander through……
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April 22, 2016   |  Running
Students from around 40 schools in KwaZulu-Natal will take part in a schools version of “South Africa’s got Talent” in Acornhoek on June 15. Titled the Old Mutual Ubuntu Earth Festival, the competition aims to encourage students to learn about environmental and social issues, as well as educate an audience, through performance. The competing students will choose a category they want to perform in (song – solo, group or choral……
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