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Crown Prince Frederik and Prince Vincent share their journey to the Royal Run

The Crown Prince’s family in Denmark spent the weekend getting ready for the Royal Run on Monday. They took to social media on Sunday to show their preparations. 

Crown Prince Frederik and his youngest son, Prince Vincent, shared an Instagram Reel on the Danish Royal Family’s account ahead of the run. Set to a-ha’s “Take On Me,” Frederik and Vincent laced up their running shoes, stretched together, and then went on a run to get ready for the Royal Run in several different cities. 

The Crown Prince and Crown Princess and their children have participated in the Royal Run since its inception in 2018. Frederik first hosted the run in honour of his 50th birthday that year, and they have since continued hosting the running competition. The run typically draws thousands of participants across Denmark, with nearly 92,000 registering for the run in 2022. 

Prince Christian, Princess Isabella, Prince Vincent, and Princess Josephine took part in the Copenhagen race this year for the first time without their parents tackling a race early in the day. 

Prince Vincent and his father then took on the ten-kilometre race in Copenhagen together, where the younger prince placed ahead of his father. 

In addition to completing the ten-kilometre run with his youngest son, Crown Prince Frederik also ran races in Aabenraa and Herning earlier in the day. 

Crown Princess Mary did not let her family have all of the fun. Instead of running one five-kilometre race as she normally does, she ran a one-mile race in Nyborg and then took a short helicopter ride to Nykøbing Falster, where she took part in the five-kilometre walk.

Queen Margrethe watched her family participate in the races from her home and watched the races on television as she is still recovering from back surgery. 

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