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Prince Harry jokes about getting Prince George to run a marathon

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Prince William and Kate Middleton have a little walker ontheir hands and soon Prince George could be a runner — if it's up to his uncle, Prince Harry.

Looks like Prince George will be a future marathoner Photo: Getty Images

OnSunday, for his first engagement of the year, Harry arrived to TwickenhamStadium to watch about 60 out of 150 participants who are training on behalf ofhis, William and Kate’s charities for the London marathon, which is takingplace on April 26.

Harry met with 60 of the 150 participants racing for his, William and Kate's charities Photo: Getty Images

Harry is a patron of the annual sporting event and thankedthe runners for supporting organizations that hold a special place in hisheart. He also joked that though he might not partake, maybe his nephew willrace one day.

The Prince watched as runners did some exercises around the field Photo: Getty Images

Jane Fishwick, who will be running in the 26.2 mile race forRugby Union’s Injured Players Foundation, which helped her family after her son Jack, 27, was paralyzed from the waist down in a devastating accident playing rugby for Wimbledon, was able to chat with the 30-year-old Prince.

After, the 59-year-old shared that the topic of conversationwas George. She explained to reporters, “I suggested he might like to run one and he saidthere’s a little bit of a problem there because he and William and Kate wouldall come under fire to do it if one of them does it.”

Jane Fishwick suggested George run in place of his parents and uncle Photo: Getty Images

She continued, “So then I suggested maybe they might liketo train George up in good time and maybe they might like to hand the mantle onand he said he thought that might be a good idea. He said they could push himround.”

Harry looked on with 5-year-old Harrison Hogg Photo: Getty Images

Better get those running shoes ready, George.

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