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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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June 25, 2012   |  Golf
The Sunshine Tour announced an exciting new playing opportunity for their members with the launch of the ISPS Handa South African Matchplay Championship to be played at Zwartkop Country Club in Centurion from October 29 to November 4. A matchplay tournament has been absent from South Africa's major golf tour for about 25 years and Sunshine Tour executive director Selwyn Nathan said he was delighted to reintroduce the head-to-head golfing……
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April 8, 2012   |  Running
Muzhingi gets double as Thys says he will break five hours for Comrades! Stephen Muzhingi became only the second runner ever to win both the Old Mutual Two Oceans marathon and Comrades marathon when he crashed across the finish line in three hours, eight minutes and eight seconds. The Zimbabwean who is a triple Comrades victor finished fifth in 2011 but the previous day warned contenders that he would improve……
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March 17, 2012   |  Running
William Makwalakwale won the Old Mutual Om Die Dam 50km in 2 hours 51 minutes and 5 seconds leaving over 6,000 runners strung out around the dam in his wake. Heavy mist and cool weather greeted the massive field as they headed across the dam wall with the contenders coming to the fore on the Kommando Nek climb. By half way the leaders had been whittled to a quartet of……
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February 27, 2012   |  Running
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……
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February 6, 2012   |  Running
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……
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