Health & Fitness

Two Oceans Marathon


Tomorrow (Saturday 3rd of April) brings the 2010 chapter of The Two Oceans Marathon! The Two Oceans Marathon was first run in 1970, and has been recognized as one of the world's most beautiful race routes ever since. The name tells all - runners start in Newlands, head out to Noordhoek and across Cape country. Taking on the incline of Chapman's Peak, promising a view of both the Pacific and Indian oceans. This year's race will be just as spectacular as the last, but runners should note that weather reports are partly cloudy skies, a strong southerly and a serious seventy percent humidity. The Two Oceans includes a 56km ultra marathon, the popular 21km half marathon and the 5km or 2.5km fun runs. All in all the Two                  

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Weather in Cape Town in June/July.


In the lead up to the 2010 Soccer World Cup, we thought it may be of interest to take a look see what the historical weather patterns for Cape Town are during the months of June and July. It seems that many of the foreigners traveling to South Africa for World Cup have no idea that South Africa will actually be experiencing winter during their stay. Moreover, it is also apparent that many do not realize that South Africa has several micro climates. Whilst sunshine and warm weather during the daytime applies to the Northern parts of South Africa (Like Johannesburg; Nelspruit and Pretoria), Cape Town has a Mediterranean climate - so rain and windy conditions are more prevalent, and probable. Recently an accommodation establishment