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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October 27, 2014   |  Running
Wild Series is excited to announce the launch of the “Midlands Mudrun.” This is a 5km; fun filled obstacle course which is challenging enough to be relished by adults and fun enough to be enjoyed by children, and so is a challenge fit for the entire family & teams. The course offers opportunities for team work, self-discipline and pushing yourself past your comfort zone, which makes this race very unique. Be……
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October 27, 2014   |  Running
The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) rewarded some amazing individuals for showcasing the spirit of Comrades at its annual awards gala in Durban on Friday, 24 October 2014. The CATHSSETA Spirit of Comrades awards gala honours select individuals for their very human attributes of selflessness, dedication, perseverance and Ubuntu; combined with their love for The Ultimate Human Race. The prestigious awards gala has been a defining feature of the CMA since……
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October 15, 2014   |  Running
Entries for the 2015 Old Mutual Two Oceans Ultra Marathon will only open on Wednesday, 29 October 2014 at 10am.   This postponement comes in light of professional advice strongly recommending further important updates to our online entry system to tighten banking security and address the increasing instance of internet fraud. We apologise for this delay and know that you have been looking forward to securing your entry on Wednesday……
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October 14, 2014   |  Music
Homegrown sounds to put a spring in Durban’s step. Sensational local singer-songwriter, Matthew Mole, is set to ignite the Durban Botanic Gardens on Sunday, 19 October 2014, when the Old Mutual Music at the Lake concert series brings quality springtime vibes to eThekwini. Supporting Mole are Hot Water and Monark The Cape Town-born folk/electronica whizz’s debut album, The Home We Built, rocketed Mole to the top of the iTunes chart when……
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October 5, 2014   |  Running
Donovan van Gelder won the second Tri-Rock Triathlon on Durban’s beachfront in three hours 55 minutes 57 seconds, beating over 1000 competitors from throughout South Africa and four continents. The event has become South Africa's half distance race of choice. Glen Gore led out on the cycle following a 1.9km swim from Vetches through to South Beach that had been changed due to the removal of shark nets in last……
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