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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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September 2, 2015   |  Music
The Gauteng regional leg of the 2015 Old Mutual National Choir Festival takes place this Sunday, 06 September, at the University of Johannesburg’s Soweto Campus in the Imbizo Hall. 12 standard category choirs and 4 large category choirs will be taking part in the competition. According to Bandile Mngoma, Old Mutual Sponsorship Manager, “This competition is a memorable experience for participants and audiences alike. Every year it raises the bar……
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August 31, 2015   |  Running
The 2015 World Championships have arguably been one of the more successful for Athletics in South Africa. Other teams have brought home a greater number of medals, but many have delivered less than the one Gold and two  bronze earned over the last week. Wyade van Niekerk’s SA Record and fourth fastest ever 400m delivered Gold, and Anaso Jobodwana’s 200m national record bronze on the slipstream of a World leading……
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August 31, 2015   |  Running
The 2016 Comrades Marathon entry process is upon us. The 91st edition of the world’s biggest and oldest ultra-marathon is all set to be run on Sunday, 29 May 2016. 1 September 2015 is the opening date for entries into the 2016 Comrades Marathon. The entry period will close on 30 November 2015 or as soon as the entry cap of 20,000 has been reached. Prospective entrants are encouraged to……
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August 28, 2015   |  Running
Preparations are underway for the ninth edition of the much loved community road-running event, the Greater Edendale Race. The first Race Organising Committee meeting was held this week. As part of its corporate social investment initiative, the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) will once again host the race on Sunday, 15 November 2015 at the FNB Wadley Stadium in Georgetown, Edendale. The race has been attracting nearly 2000 participants on an……
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August 27, 2015   |  Running
Anaso Jobodwana made the impossible possible taking the bronze 200m behind Usain Bolt who ran new world leading time and the 8th fastest time ever of 19.56 seconds. Justin Gatlin was second, but the other star of the show was Jobodwana who broke the 20 second barrier in a new national record in 19.87 seconds. Jobodwana took two hundredths of a second from the other SA medalist, Wayde van Neikerk's……
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