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April Ditched Smoking And Is Inspiring Others To Get Running

April quit smoking and started running—and soon realized that she was just as much a runner as anyone else.

Welcome to Week 3 of Project Start! This week’s ambassador is mommy and runner April Cargill, @abril413.

April is an avid member of Harlem Run and November Project’s New York, NY tribe. She is known within these tight-knit running circles for her distinctive, long dreadlocks and tireless enthusiasm for the sport of running.

April was motivated to begin running to improve her health, when she decided to quit smoking and change her lifestyle. April carries herself as a fiercely expressive and empowered member of the running community, and is an inspiration to everyone she comes into contact with.

Thanks for being such a fierce example to women runners, April! We are grateful for the inspiration you provide.

To learn more about Project Start and to see the line-up of the other amazing ambassadors, read more here.

Share your journey with the ladies of Project Start through using hashtag #psyougotthis and by tagging the @psyougotthis page! We can’t wait to hear how running has given you a new lease on your life and your health!