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
  • Old Mutual International PairsOld Mutual are proud sponsors of the South African leg of the International Pairs Tournament, giving ordinary golfers a chance to compete like the pros.Read 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.

Latest News

November 12, 2014   |  Music
The multiple-award winning Soweto Gospel Choir makes a rare appearance in Durban this December bringing some early Christmas cheer to the Old Mutual Music at the Lake Carols by Candlelight concert on Friday, 5 December at the Durban Botanic Gardens. Formed to celebrate the unique and inspirational power of African Gospel music, the 24-strong Soweto Gospel Choir will perform a carefully chosen medley of Christmas carols, as well as their……
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November 12, 2014   |  Music
Swing City will treat Pretoria and Johannesburg to brassy swing jazz from the 1950s era of crooners, class and sophistication at this year’s Carols by Candlelight evenings.  Loyiso Bala, Nathan Roe and Graham Watkins, who make up the band Swing City, will serenade music lovers and ensure that the 2014 Old Mutual Music in the Gardens series ends on a high note. They will play at the Pretoria National Botanical……
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November 11, 2014   |  Running
Just how much do you want to improve? Improving performance is actually quite straight forward. That does not mean its easy, but the principles for improved performance are easily explained: To improve a runner needs only: Improve their endurance, or perhaps more correctly improve their ability to convert blood fatty acids into carbohydrate and then ATP or energy. Alternatively: They can become faster by improving speed over a short distance.……
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November 5, 2014   |  Running
As part of its corporate social investment initiative, the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) will once again host the Greater Edendale 10km Race and Fun Run on Sunday, 16 November 2014 at the FNB Wadley Stadium in Georgetown, Edendale. In line with the success of last year’s event, the 8th running of this much-loved race promises to be another fun-filled day for the community of Edendale and surrounds. With nearly 2000……
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November 3, 2014   |  Running
Entries for the 90th Comrades Marathon will close at month end or as soon as the cap of 23000 has been reached. The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has announced that more than 14230 entries have already been received since the entry process opened on 1 September 2014. This means that less than 9000 entries are available before the overall entry process closes at the end of November or as soon……
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