Running tips from my two decades of running

I often write (boast!) of how good I’ve become at running in the last eighteen months. What seemed unimaginable in my younger years — running over 100km a week, running a sub-three hour marathon, is now part of my identity.

Most of my “wisdom” is from this recent period of running, but I’d enjoyed running for many years so I thought I’d share my experience.

  1. You never regret a run. It’s better to have a bad run than not run at all. Post-factum, you will never think “oh I should’ve stayed at home”. So, even when it’s very hard…


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Alexei Sorokin

Alexei Sorokin


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