Prince Harry just 'jesting' about Royal marathon plans

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge
Clarence House have been quick to deny that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are planning to enter the London Marathon next year Credit: Reuters

Prince Harry may have landed himself in some trouble with older brother William and sister-in-law Kate. He joked on BBC that he was trying to enter the London marathon and that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were planning to take part next year.

Clarence House moved swiftly to play down his comments; saying they were obviously made "in jest."

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