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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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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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August 27, 2015   |  Running
After a night that saw South Africa celebrate the gold medal of 400m runner, Wayde van Neikerk, Johan Cronje commenced his 1500m campaign with a conservative sixth place in the opening heat.   After cruising their way through 1200m it was Kenyan Elijah Manangoi and Algerian Taoufik Makhloufi who pulled clear to finish in 3:42.57 and 3:42.72 respectively.   Cronje, the Moscow Bronze medalist, spent much of the race comfortably……
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August 26, 2015   |  Running
South African Athletics got their first medal of the World Championships on Wednesday evening in Beijing when Wayde van Niekerk ran from gun to line in pole position for the Gold medal.   Van Niekerk set the world leading mark of 43.48 leaving LeShawn Merritt (43.65) and Kirani James (43.78) to take the Silver and Bronze respectively   The 23 year old reduced his personal best from 43.96 which was……
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August 26, 2015   |  Running
The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) officially handed over funds raised from the 2015 Comrades Marathon to its six official charities today (Wednesday, 26 August 2015). The six charities that benefit from the CMA’s charity drive are the Durban & Pietermaritzburg Community Chests, PinkDrive, Sports Trust, Starfish, Wildlands and World Vision, who through the Comrades Marathon fundraising platform and their own efforts, raised more than R4.6 million. The Comrades Charity Drive……
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