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Prince Charles begins Dumfries House Sport Relief Mile

January 21, 2014

The Sport Relief campaign aims to get the UK active, whilst raising money for charity

By Chloe Howard, Royal Central

Prince Charles this morning officially started the The Dumfries House Sport Relief Mile, marking the beginning of Sport Relief 2014.

The Duke of Rothesay (as Prince Charles is known in Scotland), began the event outside Dumfries House, Ayrshire, denoting the beginning of the Sport Relief campaign for this year. The Mile long route takes runners around the large estate, to finish at the front of the House, of which The Prince himself helped to save.

Before Charles set the race off, he had photos taken with some participants of this years race, as well as children from local schools and Sport Relief funded projects, and a few celebrities, such as X Factor finalist Nicholas Macdonald.

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