Prince George and Princess Charlotte look all grown up in new photos

Jun 21, 2021
Prince William was joined by his two oldest children Prince George and Princess Charlotte at a half-marathon event on Sunday. Source: The Cambridges/Twitter

Sunday marked Father’s Day in the United Kingdom and to celebrate the occasion Prince William and his oldest children, Prince George, seven, and Princess Charlotte, six, made an appearance at the Run Sandringham half-marathon held on Queen Elizabeth II’s Sandringham Estate in Norfolk. Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and the couple’s youngest son, three-year-old Prince Louis were not in attendance.

According to the Daily Mail, William, who turns 39 on Monday, addressed the crowd before handing the microphone to his two children, who led a countdown to the start of the race.

Following the event, a series of photos emerged online and fans of the Cambridges were quick to point out how grown up both George and Charlotte now look. For the occasion, George wore blue shorts and a check shirt with navy Nike runners, while Charlotte wore a pair of blue sport shorts, a baby pink Ralph Lauren pullover and bright pink Nike runners.

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Prince William pictured at a half-marathon event alongside his two oldest children Prince George and Princess Charlotte. Source: The Cambridges/Twitter

Twitter user @v_i_a321 commented, “Princess Charlotte looks like a mini me of the Queen.” And @jennife73333895 wrote, “Princess Charlotte is just too cute. She’s growing up very fast. Look at that confident walk.”

Meanwhile, @JENNIFE17609743 commented on Will and Kate’s ‘fab’ parenting style, writing, “George looks worried, bless him. Charlotte loves the attention. Every child is different. W & K are fab parents.”

Twitter user @jakesauntie added, “They’re growing so quickly. Lovely family.”

On the same day, William and Catherine shared a sweet Father’s Day video post on their official Instagram account, Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, that included pictures of Prince William and the couple’s three children, as well as the late Prince Philip, Prince Charles and Catherine’s father, Michael Middleton.

“Wishing fathers everywhere a happy Father’s Day,” the post simply read.

Other members of the royal family also shared touching Father’s Day posts on social media, with Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall leading the way.

“To all Papas everywhere, and to those who may be missing their Dads today, we are thinking of you and wishing you a special #FathersDay,” they wrote, alongside a series of pics that included Charles’ late father Prince Philip, Camilla’s late father Bruce Shand and Charles with his two boys William and Harry.

 

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Meanwhile, the Queen’s official royal family Instagram shared a sweet black-and-white pic of her late father, King George VI, and late husband Prince Philip, watching on as a young Prince Charles played on a statue.

“To all dads everywhere, we wish you a very special Father’s Day,” the post read.

“To mark #FathersDay we are sharing this photograph of The Queen with her father, King George VI, and Prince Philip watching a young Prince Charles sitting on a statue at Balmoral in 1951.”

 

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