Rob Murphy

October 19, 2019

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Salt Lake City,Ut,

Member Since:

Feb 11, 2010



Goal Type:


Running Accomplishments:

I had some success in high school and college. Winner 1985 Rod Dixon Run 

Had a fair amount of success as a Masters runner for most of my 40s. 

Short-Term Running Goals:

Have fun, not get fat, stay fit.

Long-Term Running Goals:

 Keep running in some fashion.


I teach AP European History and other courses at Alta High School. I coached the track and cross country teams at Alta for 16 years.

Married, two kids - Abby and Andy

My Twitter  @murphy_rob

Miles:This week: 27.25 Month: 80.00 Year: 1192.81
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

12.25 miles in 1:30 (7:21 pace) around the wood chip path in Liberty Park. I drove to Liberty because I wanted to avoid hills today, both up and down. I just wanted to get in some decent miles at a steady pace without too much impact.

Hot. 91 at the end of the run. I was looking back over some of my entries from March and April and I can't believe how much complaining I was doing about the weather. 35 with some light snow sounds like heaven now!

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Bret on Fri, Aug 06, 2010 at 15:02:11 from

Hey if we cannot complain about the weather, what's left?

Nice work this week Rob - logged some good miles.

From allie on Fri, Aug 06, 2010 at 15:05:10 from

that's funny because i was recently looking over some spring entries as well and i am SO glad that it is no longer cold and snowy. i love utah in the summer and i hate it in the winter.

anyway, nice run on the wood chips. liberty park is a great place to run.

From Rob Murphy on Fri, Aug 06, 2010 at 16:10:45 from

Thanks Bret, although I noticed I'm still a couple miles behind you for the week.

Allie, I start to get tired and cranky in August and I look foreward to the end of the racing season. I'm going to do the Minuteman 5k, The Pocatello Half, and the Alta Peruvian 8k Drop off the Cliff, and call it a year. I'm always fresh, optimistic, and pain-free in the Spring. That and the fact that I hate hot weather! One of the main reasons I no longer live in Florida where I grew up.

From Colby Park on Sat, Aug 07, 2010 at 02:16:05 from

Hey Rob, yeah part of the issue was we were gone from the FOB for a few days. We were in the helping/searching efforts for the two Navy Sailors. Otherwise we have some decent down time, harder for the PL of course, but I just need to stop feeling lazy when I do have some down time!

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