Old Mutual is committed to social development and investing in South Africa’s social fabric through sports. Old Mutual sponsors a number of running events, including the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon, Old Mutual Om die Dam, the Old Mutual Soweto Marathon and the Comrades Marathon.
These events contribute to promoting unity, celebrating diversity and stimulating growth and education. The Old Mutual running portal is created for athletes to find entry information and race information. With the help of Old Mutual virtual coach, Norrie Williamson, we’ve also created customised training programmes, designed to help you achieve your target finish times.
18 March 2017 – Om Die Dam
15 April 2017 – Two Oceans Marathon
04 June 2017 – Comrades Marathon
06 November 2016 – Soweto Marathon
December 02, 2016
As entries for the 2017 Comrades Marathon continue to get processed, the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has announced the entry breakdown for next year’s race.
The entry process officially closed three days ago, due to the cap of 20,000 being reached a day earlier than planned. CMA Race Director, Rowyn James confirmed that runners from over 70 countries have entered the 92nd Comrades Marathon.
South African entries make up 91% of the…
November 29, 2016
Entries for the 2017 Comrades Marathon have officially closed. The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has announced that the entry cap of 20,000 was reached a short while ago, necessitating the closure of the entry process.
Next year’s ‘up-run’ will be run on Sunday, 4 June 2017. The 92nd edition of the iconic ultra-marathon is expected to once again boost the KwaZulu-Natal economy by a whopping 600-million rand.
CMA General Manager, Chris Fisher…
November 29, 2016
Trail snakes can officially go on standby, as online entries for the 2017 Old Mutual Two Oceans Trail Runs will open at 10am (12km) and 11am (24km) respectively on Thursday, 1 December 2016.
Runners can choose between the 12km route – a perfect race for trail novices – and the 24km run that caters for fit and experienced trail runners.
It will be the eighth year that this popular event is held…
November 28, 2016
The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has announced that the closure of its 2017 entry process is imminent. The three-month long entry process has netted nearly 19,500 entries to date.
CMA Race Director, Rowyn James has urged prospective athletes to get their entries in before the process closes. James says, “We have capped our entries for the 2017 Comrades Marathon at 20,000. Runners from more than 97 countries have already entered and…