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

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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January 29, 2015   |  Running
Breathing and running are inherently linked. Without oxygen we can not run and the better the air supply the more easily we run. I am often asked about the correct breathing rate, and whether it should be through the nose or mouth or both. There are books who recommend that you breath in for so many strides and breath out over the next two or four strides. Really? This sounds……
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January 27, 2015   |  Running
The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) is continuing with its roadshow programme this week. The CMA Marketing Team will be presenting its innovative running workshops in Pretoria and Polokwane. The roadshow has grown in popularity and is being hosted at various running clubs nationwide up until March to prepare runners for the 90th Comrades Marathon on Sunday, 31 May 2015. The roadshow has become an important part of the Comrades Marathon……
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January 22, 2015   |  Running
Good news for runners who failed to secure an entry into the 2015 Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon, is that substitution entries will open at 10h00 on Friday, 23 January 2015. The substitution entry process provides runners who can no longer participate, the opportunity to “hand over” their entry to another runner. This is an especially valuable tool for those runners who missed out on entering but still hope to……
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January 20, 2015   |  Music
Valentine’s Day 2015 will be a day to remember when Parlotones frontman Kahn Morbee brings an electrifying solo set to the Old Mutual Music at the Lake starlight concert at the Durban Botanic Gardens on Saturday, 14 February. We all know him as the singer of multiplatinum-selling act The Parlotones, one of South Africa’s most successful pop-rock groups ever, with seven studio albums and several South African Music Awards under……
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January 19, 2015   |  Trophy Wine Show
During the course of next week Jancis Robinson – easily the most influential wine writer outside the USA in the English-speaking world - will be visiting the Cape winelands. An irregular visitor to this country (she has judged twice in the past decade at the Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show and has perhaps made a couple of other trips), she will have enough time on this expedition to see first-hand……
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