Pippa Middleton attends day two of the Aegon Championships at Queens Club on June 10, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images) By Matthew Stockman
(KMOV) -- Pippa Middleton will soon be cycling through the St. Louis area as part of an eight-person team for the Race Across America.
The younger sister to Prince William's wife Kate, Pippa was thrust into the global spotlight in April 2011 when, as maid of honor at the wedding of her sister to William, she wore a figure-hugging white gown by Alexander McQueen.
Middleton's team, Michael Matthews Foundation, began the race in Oceanside, Calif. on Saturday. They will cycle about 3,000 miles to Annapolis, Md., arriving sometime between June 20 and June 24.
According to the Race of America website, Pippa's team on Wednesday is expeted to ride through Jefferson City, Mo., Washington , Mo., St. Charles County, Greenville, Ill. and Effingham, Ill. before moving on to Indiana.