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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.
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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……
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!…
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……
“A woman is the full circle. Within her is the power to create, nurture and transform.’’ – Diane Mariechild The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) in association with major co-sponsor, Old Mutual will be presenting the Old Mutual Comrades Women’s Seminars across the country, starting this weekend. These will be hosted in five major cities between February and March 2016. The seminars are aimed at providing technical as well as professional……
Pacing integrates preparation, ability, planning, discipline, determination and enthusiasm into performance:February 2, 2016 | Running
The marathon qualifying season is underway with many runners looking to achieving a goal or a PB. It really doesn’t matter whether you are aiming to dip under the required 5 hours, or a particular seeding time band or improve your best marathon time – you need to have a plan to go from the start through to the finish in a manner that suits your current level of ability.……