Putting yourself through the rigours of a 109 kilometre cycle tour is not the only way to see South Africa's spectacular countryside while getting into shape – running and mountain biking are two excellent alternatives for anyone who wants to push their limits against a beautiful setting.
Read about both as the The Change takes us on a tour of running and cycling trails in the Cape, and a race-by-race record of his fitness quest - the latest being the Two Oceans marathon.
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(Joanne Hart, Health24, April 2010)