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Start running and stop smoking – a recipe for success






Smoking is highly addictive and quitting is not easy.

The good news is that it is never too late to benefit from quitting smoking, and 2016 is the ideal time to join a new kind of smoking cessation program. Run to Quit, offered by the Canadian Cancer Society and Running Room Ltd., provides smokers with a unique opportunity to use running as a support in quitting smoking. Program registration opened January 6, 2016.

During the test phase of Run to Quit, smokers who used running to quit were seven times more likely to succeed compared to those who quit cold turkey.

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