Harry shuns marathon limelight to allow focus on mental awareness
- Author: Zachary Reyes Apr 25, 2017,
Apr 25, 2017, 7:25
On Friday, William, Kate and Harry released a candid new video for their Heads Together campaign that shows them discussing some of the most personal issues they have faced, including parenting and coping with Princess Diana's death. "You are uniquely bonded because of what we've been through".
'You know I've got in enough trouble with my dancing recently, so it's best to keep away from that, ' the future King added in reference to the photos of him on a ski trip to Verbier in March. Harry agreed with his brother, saying, "No never enough". It will only make you sad, it will not change anything, it will not make it come back. When you start thinking like that, you're really damaging yourself.
Organisers said a total of 40,382 people collected their race packs on Saturday, meaning the 37th event is poised to outstrip last year's record of 39,140 competitors.
"We have been brought closer because of the circumstances".
They each spoke of their motivations for taking part in the mental health drive, with Kate reflecting on motherhood, William on his experience of male suicide through his work as an air ambulance pilot, and Harry on veterans. [William] always said to me "you have got to sit down and think about those memories"'. "But as you guys have clearly pointed out over and over again, you could draw 150 charities everybody's running for around in a circle and in the middle will be mental health", he adds. "There's a lot of shame attached to mental illness", She told the Duke of Cambridge to promote his mental awareness campaign Heads Together, which he runs with the Duchess and Prince Harry.
"This issue of mental health is really brimming under the surface of public consciousness", he said.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry helped to kick start the London Marathon, as nearly 50,000 runners set off on their 26-mile journey.