During Research Day crown princess Mary handed out the Research Communications Prize to sports physiology expert doctor Bente Klarlund Petersen of Copenhagen University (now Rigshospitalet), for her work on the importance of getting enough excercise.
Mary was pregnant with Christian.
Mary wore a new jacket by Clements Ribeiro.
Mary was accompanied by her lady-in-waiting, countess Victoria Bernstorff-Gyldensteen.
A year later, in 2006, Bente Klarlund Pedersen became a board member of the "Kronprins Frederiks og kronprinsesse Marys Fond". She is also the chairwoman of Kræftens Bekæmpelse, one of Mary's patronages.