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Prince Harry bests William, Kate in London royal run

Associated Press logo Associated Press 2/5/2017
Britain's Prince William, background centre, Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, background right, and Prince Harry take part in a relay race, during a training event to promote the charity Heads Together, at the Queen Elizabeth II Park in London, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, Pool) © The Associated Press Britain's Prince William, background centre, Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, background right, and Prince Harry take part in a relay race, during a training event to promote the charity Heads Together, at the Queen Elizabeth II Park in London, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, Pool)

LONDON (AP) — Prince William may be closer in line to the British throne, but brother Prince Harry bested him at a finish line.

Britain's Prince William, second left, Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, left, and Prince Harry take part in a relay race, during a training event to promote the charity Heads Together, at the Queen Elizabeth II Park in London, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, Pool) © The Associated Press Britain's Prince William, second left, Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, left, and Prince Harry take part in a relay race, during a training event to promote the charity Heads Together, at the Queen Elizabeth II Park in London, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, Pool)

Harry, William and William's wife, Kate, the duchess of Cambridge, raced a 50-meter sprint against each other Sunday at London's Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park as they promoted a mental health campaign called Heads Together .

Britain's Prince William, holds up his arm in an attempt to block Kate, theDuchess of Cambridge, as they line up for a relay race, during a training event to promote the charity Heads Together, at the Queen Elizabeth II Park in London, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, Pool) © The Associated Press Britain's Prince William, holds up his arm in an attempt to block Kate, theDuchess of Cambridge, as they line up for a relay race, during a training event to promote the charity Heads Together, at the Queen Elizabeth II Park in London, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, Pool)

Cheered by track stars and amateur runners training for April's London Marathon , Harry crossed the line a stride ahead of his older brother. William and third-place Kate hugged at the finish.

Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, talks to runners as she prepares to take part in a relay race during a training event to promote the charity Heads Together, at the Queen Elizabeth II Park in London, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, Pool) © The Associated Press Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, talks to runners as she prepares to take part in a relay race during a training event to promote the charity Heads Together, at the Queen Elizabeth II Park in London, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, Pool)

William, perhaps aware he would be beat by his more athletic sibling, had quipped moments before the start: "Oh, my hamstring!"

Britain's Prince William, reacts, with Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, after running in a relay race, during a training event to promote the charity Heads Together, at the Queen Elizabeth II Park in London, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, Pool) © The Associated Press Britain's Prince William, reacts, with Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, after running in a relay race, during a training event to promote the charity Heads Together, at the Queen Elizabeth II Park in London, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, Pool)

One spectator, women's marathon world record-holder Paula Radcliffe, joked afterward that William should have been disqualified for straying into Kate's lane.

Britain's Prince William, foreground, reacts, with Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, after running in a relay race, during a training event to promote the charity Heads Together, at the Queen Elizabeth II Park in London, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, Pool)

Britain's Prince William, foreground, reacts, with Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, after running in a relay race, during a training event to promote the charity Heads Together, at the Queen Elizabeth II Park in London, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, Pool)
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