Rob Murphy

August 10, 2020

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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: 6.25 Month: 76.35 Year: 1582.79
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

21.1 miles in 2:38:51 (7:32). Mostly around the neighborhood and Sugarhouse Park. Paid special attention to running the downhills in the park hard.

Began the run at 3 pm because I actually wanted to run in the heat. We've had several straight days of all time highs here in Salt Lake. Close to 90 everyday. About halfway through the run the cold front that is supposed to make our weather more Fall like came in. The temp dropped about 15 degrees in about 10 minutes.

Well, I talked myself into doing this Grand Canyon rim-to-rim-to-rim run next Monday with Jon Allen and a couple other guys who are veteran champion type trail ultramarathoners. Apparently this run is close to 50 miles.

I'm very excited about this, but a little apprehensive. I like to think the apprehension proves that I'm not a COMPLETE idiot. 

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From jtshad on Sun, Oct 03, 2010 at 22:51:57 from

Nice run! That is so cool that you are going to do the R2R2R next week, I so wish I could join you guys but it just won't work for me with the timing. Call me afterwards and tell me all about the experience!

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