24 Jun '13, 4pm

HOW RUNNING CHANGED ME: Kelly Cassidy was able to quit smoking when she started running

HOW RUNNING CHANGED ME: Kelly Cassidy was able to quit smoking when she started running

I was a busy mom and almost 40 years old. I felt really bad about myself and needed to do something to feel more confident. I needed to do something active other than working and taking care of my family. I also was not a good role model for my children, as I was a smoker. My father was a smoker and he had survived a heart attack. I was determined to decrease my chances of the same happening to me. My younger brother had quit smoking by taking up running. He ran 5-Ks almost every weekend and placed in his age group multiple times. He then ran a marathon. He was one of the first people to inspire me to do something.

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