The Duchess of Cambridge has decided to join her husband Prince William to launch a marathon in Anglesey this afternoon.
New mum Kate will make her first appearance since giving birth to Prince George in late July as she joins the Duke of Cambridge to start to the 135-mile Ring O’Fire race that sees competitors to circumnavigate the Isle of Anglesey in North Wales.
Earlier this week, it was confirmed William would attend the event, but it was not expected that Kate would join her husband as she continues to take maternity leave from royal duties.
Kate’s attendance will no doubt be welcomed by race goers and royal watchers as she had not been scheduled to make her first appearance until September 12 when her and William attend the Tusk Trust Conservation Awards in London.
It has been confirmed Prince George will not be with the couple, and it is believed Kate made a last minute decision to attend the start of the marathon as a final thank you to the people of Anglesey.
Earlier this month, William attended the Anglesey show where he thanked residents for their kindness since the couple moved to the area.
“I know that both of us will miss it terrible when my search and rescue tour of duty comes to an end next month,” he said in a speech.
“From the bottom of my heart, thank you for making my wife and me so welcome when we arrived here, as you do thousands of visitors each year.”
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are currently staying in Anglesey with their son Prince George, while William continues to work as a search-and-rescue pilot.
On Monday, Kate was spotted for the first time since giving birth as she was photographed leaving a local supermarket with a full trolley.
The new mum appeared relaxed as she picked up supplies while Prince William and Prince George waited for her in the car.