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
February 12, 2016
The 2016 Discovery Sport Industry Awards was one to remember as the Comrades Marathon Association walked off with not one, but two awards last night (Thursday, 11 February 2016).
The star-studded event was hosted at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg and attracted the nation’s top sportsmen and women.
The inaugural awards function was first hosted in 2012 and celebrates the best work off the field in the business of sport and showcases…
February 11, 2016
This Sunday sees the running of the popular Pick n Pay Marathon and half marathon
Are you looking to qualify? - Going for a PB, or simply want to run to a specific time .... The pacing charts are available and these will guide you to your desired goal.
The down hill start is deceptive on PNP and causes many runners to 'blow' their chances on race day.
The the time to move and…
February 09, 2016
We can be cruising along in a rhythmical stride and then almost out of the blue we get to a point that the muscles just say no more and we are temporarily dysfunctional - forced to stop or forced into a different stride......
Many people have said it was instantaneous but in my experience there are normally a few 'warning' twinges or spasms before hand.
Also there does seem to be some…
February 08, 2016
The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has issued a powerful warning to potential cheats at this year’s Comrades Marathon. The 91st edition of the iconic race will be hosted on Sunday, 29 May 2016.
CMA General Manager, Chris Fisher has issued a cautionary notice to such runners. He says the issue has been brought to the CMA’s attention through allegations raised by a growing number of concerned runners.
Fisher says, ‘We had no…