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  • "The People's Race" The Soweto Marathon, also known as “The People’s Race” will be taking place on 6 November 2016 from FNB Stadium. Unfortunately entries are now closed.Read More
  • Catch Soweto Marathon Action LiveListen to the Soweto Marathon action live on race day, 6 November from 05:30 to 12:30.Read More
  • Enter Comrades MarathonThe 92nd Comrades Marathon will be an up-run on Sunday, 4 June 2017. The race starts at the Durban City Hall at 05h30 and ends 12 hours later.Read More
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Welcome to Do Great Things

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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October 12, 2016   |  Music
Old Mutual Music at the Lake concert series takes it up a beat with Afrotainment Day featuring DJ Tira and the star-studded line-up of artists from the Afrotainment family on Sunday, 16 October at the Durban Botanic Gardens. This sizzling line-up of DJ Tira, Big Nuz, Babes Wodumo, DJ Fisherman, Naak MusiQ, Duncan, Witness the Funk and DJ Cndo needs no introduction. The Afrotainment crew have captured the hearts of……
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October 12, 2016   |  Music
Old Mutual Music at the Lake brings you Saturday Night LIVE with performances by Good Luck, Rubber Duc as well as Pascal & Pearce at Durban’s Botanical Gardens on Saturday, 15 October 2016. With successful tours across Africa, Europe and the UK under their belt, Goodluck, one of South Africa’s favourite bands, have been captivating audiences with their blend of electronica, pop and subtle jazz, coupled with their electrifying stage……
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September 8, 2016   |  Music
What better way to ease into Spring than to head outdoors and enjoy local musos pouring out their beats, as you lounge on the lawn and sip a glass of wine in the beautiful Durban Botanical Gardens. Back by popular demand, Mi Casa returns to the Old Mutual Music at the Lake stage following a successful international tour. The award-winning band will be performing alongside KwaZulu-Natal duo, Easy Freak on……
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August 1, 2016   |  Running
After a 55km battle for the 2016 Old Mutual Imfolozi MTB Challenge crown, Klaas Meintjies and Neville Schuit chose to cross the line together as joint winners. Ideal weather conditions – vastly different to last year’s torrential downpour – saw riders burning up the course through the Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Game Reserve and shaving off more than an hour on the 2015 winning time. Meintjies and Schuit finished in 02h32m, a whopping……
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July 6, 2016   |  Social Responsibility
Camp I Am is an educational program, for children in grades 4-10, focusing on youth who live in under-resourced communities. It runs a school holiday program and supporting activities during the school year; with holiday camps in Orange Farm and Finetown in Johannesburg South. Camp I Am supports efforts to improve the educational outcomes by providing a variety of experiences for campers, and collaborates with the Department of Basic Education,……
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