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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Nedbank’s Zingisile Marikeni won the Old Mutual Buffs Marathon in East London in a time of 2 hours, 28 minutes and 6 seconds. Marikeni stayed to the rear of the large lead bus that pulled away from the field shortly after the gun. “I had been told that there were some visiting runners, so I stayed at the back to let them run their races,” said Marikeni whose preparation for……
One of the attractions of road running is the ability to get into a rhythm, switch off and enjoy the peace and solace of running down a smooth road. This ability to disassociate in road running is sacrificed when you take up trail running. Any loss of concentration can literally see you in full flight, as each footfall is anything but predictable or consistent. Trail running is beginning to take South……