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  • Run the Road RaceThis year marks the 25th annual Old Mutual 10km road race and 5,6 km fun walk takes place on 25 February 2017 in Pinelands.Read More
  • Masisizane Turns 10!The Masisizane Fund turns 10 in 2017. Find out more about our birthday celebrations here. Read More
  • Run for More Than YourselfMake a difference for a cause close to your heart and run for More Than Yourself.Learn More

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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.

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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February 23, 2017   |  Running
The first challenging ultra marathon of the year: the increasingly popular Old Mutual Om die Dam Once considered the baby brother of the more prominent Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon and Comrades Marathon, the Old Mutual Om die Dam Marathon has come into its own, having dramatically grown its stature and appeal over the past few years. Om die Dam was started in 1990 by race organiser Piet Fourie and……
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December 12, 2016   |  Music
2016 Old Mutual National Choir Festival winners announced After 10 months, more than 1000 voices and 200 choirs from five countries, the 39th Old Mutual National Choir Festival reached its crescendo this past weekend at the Ellis Park Indoor Arena in Johannesburg.  Trumping all others at the finals were Gauteng’s Sound of the Nation choir and Simon Estes Alumni Choir from Cape Town. Choirs from South Africa, Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Botswana……
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December 8, 2016   |  Running
Dear Wild Series Trail Runners, 2016 has been a great year for the Old Mutual Wild Series with record entries into Mont Aux Sources and Golden Gate that both included a large percentage of novices. It also saw the introduction of the Grand Slam, a challenge that involved running all of the Old Mutual Wild Series trail events in one calendar year. We can proudly say that 11 people started and finished this enormous challenge. With……
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December 7, 2016   |  Music
The annual Old Mutual National Choir Festival is an exciting music development venture that extends beyond the borders of South Africa, with choirs from Lesotho, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Swaziland joining choirs from the Rainbow Nation in this choral contest. The festival is one of Old Mutual’s much-loved sponsorship properties and we have been a part of this wonderful initiative for the past 29 years. Today the event still rings true……
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December 7, 2016   |  Music
Choral music lovers are in for a heavenly experience at the Old Mutual National Choir Festival finals taking place on 10 and 11 December 2016 at the Ellis Park Indoor Arena. Performing at the festival, among others, is international opera sensation, Pretty Yende, and 22 talented choirs from five countries: South Africa, Botswana, Swaziland, Lesotho and Zimbabwe. The guest presenter for the indigenous section on Sunday, 11 December, is none……
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