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Update Date: Feb 07, 2017 07:10 AM EST
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Prince William, Princess Kate and Prince Harry participated in a marathon relay and lead of the first-leg, together with other joggers training for the upcoming London Marathon this April. The event was part of the royal trio's efforts to raise awareness for mental health. The UK royals currently represent their mental health charity, Heads Together.

The three royals were featured in a video where Prince William, Princess Kate and Prince Harry were having fun while on the starting point of the track. Prince Harry won the race, with Prince William losing by a fraction of a second, ABC News reports.

The trio started off a 5-person relay at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park as a part of their advocacy for mental health awareness. Prince William and Princess Kate also participated in the previously concluded America's Cup yachts and dragon boats race prior to this event. The Duke of Cambridge laughed and hugged his wife Kate at the finish line where they both lost to Prince Harry. The three were also joined by Olympic Marathon runner and world record holder Paula Radcliffe during the training for the London Marathon.

Meanwhile, Prince Harry has his own stellar memory on the race track. He went up against Usain Bolt in the Olympians homeland where the Prince got his unforgettable win.

Prince William and Prince Harry has always been vocal about their own issues, Daily Mail UK posted. Prince Harry would admittedly share whenever he is stressed while Prince William would confirm that he has been affected by his work as a pilot for the East Anglian Air Ambulance. The event was to illustrate the role of exercise in helping reduce problems like stress.

The three royals also took turns in the boxing ring together with world champion Duke McKenzie at the reception of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in east London during a different event.

The training day was organized by the royal trio's charity, Head Together. It is part of an eight -umbrella organization who are devoted to raising awareness about mental health and encouraging young people to be more open. The organization also encourages individuals with mental and emotional issues to seek help.

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