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Pippa and James Middleton to Ski 56-mile Marathon for Charity

Celebrity News Feb. 28, 2012 AT 3:18PM
Pippa and James Middleton to Ski 56-mile Marathon for Charity Credit: Camera Press/Retna Ltd.

Pippa Middleton is waxing up her skis for a good cause!

On Sunday, Middleton, 28, will hit the slopes with her brother James, 24, for the Vasaloppet, a 56-mile cross-country ski marathon in the Swedish mountains.

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The reason? Race spokesman Per Strid says the siblings of Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, are raising funds for Magic Breakfast, a charity that delivers free, healthy breakfasts to children at U.K. primary schools.

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Last year 16,000 people took part in the competition, which is touted as one of the world's oldest cross-country races.

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