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.
2016 Event Dates
12 March 2016 – Om Die Dam
26 March 2016 – Two Oceans Marathon
29 May 2016 – Comrades Marathon
6 November 2016 – Soweto Marathon
May 17, 2016
Yesterday i pointed out the way OVER 95% of runners actually run on Comrades day - and it is clearly incorrect....
That is a massive number of people doing something incorrectly and so not surprisingly it is quite a FACT that is hard to believe or come to terms with...
The key point is that any suggestion of "putting time in the bank by half way" is a GUARANTEE that you will…
May 16, 2016
Its only 13 days to Comrades 2016 Down run – So WHY would I want to open this post by highlighting the INCORRECT pacing strategy?
It is said 13 is UNLUCKY – but LUCK has nothing to do with Pacing – DISCIPLINE and Common sense has!
So today is about the FACTS! that lead to DEDUCTIONS and mistakes you do NOT need to make……
Why so many block capital words?
Because unfortunately the facts…
May 13, 2016
The five second rule -- Comrades Planning – 16 days to go
With only 16 days to go until the start of the 91st Comrades, its is the planning that should be grabbing your focus.
No General goes into war without a plan, and no runner should step over the start on Sunday 29 Mary without a clear time and medal objective, and a strategy to achieve it.
Previously we used a “mile”…
May 09, 2016
Nelspruit’s Gawie Combrinck became the first three-time winner of the 900km Old Mutual joBerg2c mountain bike race after placing second alongside teammate Nico Bell on the final stage of 84km between Highflats and Scottburgh in KwaZulu-Natal.
Johann Rabie and HB Kruger of Telkom won the stage – their fourth in total – when they got the better of NAD Pro on the single-track section that led riders to the floating bridge and finish on the beach. Rabie…