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  • Be a part of Om die Dam 2016Old Mutual Om die Dam is the largest inland ultra-marathon in SA. It attracts a field of over 10000 and is consistently voted as one of the top races of the year. The race takes place on 12 March 2016.Find out 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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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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February 9, 2016   |  Running
We can be cruising along in a rhythmical stride and then almost out of the blue we get to a point that the muscles just say no more and we are temporarily dysfunctional - forced to stop or forced into a different stride...... Many people have said it was instantaneous but in my experience there are normally a few 'warning' twinges or spasms before hand. Also there does seem to……
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February 8, 2016   |  Running
The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has issued a powerful warning to potential cheats at this year’s Comrades Marathon. The 91st edition of the iconic race will be hosted on Sunday, 29 May 2016. CMA General Manager, Chris Fisher has issued a cautionary notice to such runners. He says the issue has been brought to the CMA’s attention through allegations raised by a growing number of concerned runners. Fisher says, ‘We……
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February 5, 2016   |  Running
The popular Old Mutual Wild Series, brought to you by Wildlands, kicks off from the 25th – 28th February 2016 with the fifth edition of the Three Cranes Challenge, sponsored by Old Mutual and the Sunday Tribune. The three-day trail run takes place in Karkloof KwaZulu-Natal, with a portion of the entry fee directed towards the conservation of the country’s endangered species. The Karkloof valley is the breeding ground of South Africa’s three……
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February 5, 2016   |  Running
Track a runner or multiple runners during the 2016 Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon using the Old Mutual App. You can also post photos to the photo gallery and share your race day updates on Facebook or Twitter via the app! Easy access to expo information and free training guide are also available. Download the Old Mutual App here or via your device's App Store today!…
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February 5, 2016   |  Running
Entries for the 2016 Old Mutual Two Oceans ultra and half marathons, as well as the trail runs are full. Click here for the substitution process. If you have already entered, remember to add your outstanding details (e.g. running club, qualifier & updated medical information) before Tuesday, 23 February 2016. Fun run entries for the 56m Nappy Dash, 300m Toddlers' Trot, as well as the 2.1km and 5.6km fun runs are……
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