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  • Enter Comrades MarathonThe 92nd Comrades Marathon on 4 June 2017 is an up run and covers a distance of approximately 88km. Entries close on 30 November 2016. Read More


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 MarathonOld 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.


Event Dates

18 March 2017 – Om Die Dam
15 April 2017 – Two Oceans Marathon
04  June 2017     –  Comrades Marathon
06 November 2016 – Soweto Marathon

Latest News

March 24, 2016 Are you running your first Comrades Marathon in 2016? Are you feeling nervous about where to begin? Are you sure you’re doing the correct training? Are you getting optimum nutrition? If these sorts of questions are on your mind, then you need to attend a Bonitas Comrades Novice Seminar in a town near you. Over 7000 novice runners have entered the 2016 Comrades Marathon and the 2016 Bonitas Comrades Novice Seminars are…
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March 22, 2016 Two of south africa’s leading athletes, Elroy Galant and Caster Semenya delivered the goods to a large crowd at the Greenpoint stadium for the second round of the ASA After Dark Series. Running on his own for the entire second half of his 5000m, Galant looked set to break the SA record for much of the race, but the Potch based athlete lost some focus with 5 laps to go. While this…
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March 22, 2016 The Two Oceans 56km pacing point at top of Constanta Nek is in place. Most only go down later this week but these less accessible ones are down earlier Each pacing point that ties up with the Free pacing wrist bands from the Old Mutual stand at the expo is marked along the route so runners know where they are and what time. Pacing bands are available for 4, 5, 6, and 7…
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March 16, 2016 It doesn't matter how fit you are - your performance in any race is still at risk until you set a strategy for how you are going to run the distance, (and a hydration and fuelling outline) The starting point is to set realistic target time and that is determined by your ability over the shorter distance.. A quick guide to your potential 56km time is to take your best current…
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