A friend told me that breaking the 3-hour marathon mark can be underwhelming. It’s just a number, he said and once you get there, it’s possible to feel empty.

Bullshit! Yesterday, at 41 years of age, I ran a 2.57.04 marathon in Southern California and it felt like an achievement…

Having just written a story about once wearing an earring ring, I started asking thinking: I touched upon the topic of masculinity, so what does masculinity mean to me? Some of the traits I mention below aren’t really gender-specific but since I’m male and discussing masculinity, I’m mentioning them.

  • Being…

I’m sure you have yours and I’m sure some are common for a lot of people, like the one about doing an exam of some kind.

  • This first one is really weird. Donald Trump and I (not that I know him) are at Chuck E.Cheese. We are wearing helmets because…

This might be the most spiritual story I’ll ever write. Maybe it will be a bit cringeworthy — it’s ok.

I’m not talking about a runners’ high. Of course, I experience it. Actually, I run so much these days — every day — that the experience is less pronounced than…

Alexei Sorokin

A Russian in America, father of 4, Cambridge and Harvard Business School alum. I write every day, like I run every day. I write on different topics.

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