Prince Harry was seen running with members of a local charity in North London on Thursday.

Decked out in Asics swag, the 32-year-old ran two kilometres with the Running Charity, a local organization that helps build “resilience, confidence and self-esteem” in young adults who are at risk of homelessness and those who are homeless. Harry ran with a small group which consisted of volunteers and young homeless people.

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The BBC reports that Harry received “double-takes from motorists” during his approximately 17-minute run.

“Prince Harry took a 2K run around North London with the Running Charity and young people from the DePaul Hostel to hear about their work supporting young homeless people build confidence and life goals – setting them on the path to a brighter future,” the Kensington Palace wrote in their Instagram post. “The Prince is learning how grassroots community projects are using sport as a way to engage young people and help them get better outcomes in life.”


Harry, before he left the army in 2015, launched the Invictus Games, a global sporting event for wounded, injured or sick armed services personnel, in 2014. Toronto will host the 2017 Invictus Games in September.

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Harry’s elder brother, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, has shown interest in possibly doing a marathon in the coming years. “I’ll believe it when I see it,” remarked Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, when asked of William’s marathon aspirations.


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