Rob Murphy

August 04, 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: 17.30 Month: 25.55 Year: 1531.99
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

9.5 on the treadmill this morning. Started at 8 mph and worked up to 9.1 at the end.

HUGE event in our neighborhood! A new Chick-fil-A opened and so Abby and I went there for breakfast after I ran. Had me a chicken biscuit and a cup of coffee. Pretty good coffee. Then came home, grabbed the chuck-it and exercised the dog for a while at the park.

Cold, blustery day here in Salt Lake. 


PM: Mile warm-up. Weights 

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Jake K on Sat, Nov 12, 2011 at 13:19:42 from

You chose Chick-Fil-A over an elite 5K race that was taking place in your neighborhood at the same time?

Probably a good call :-) Andrea is jealous!

From Andrea on Sat, Nov 12, 2011 at 13:21:39 from

How have you become an elite masters runner with this kind of attitude, skipping our 5k for Chick-fil-a?

From Rob Murphy on Sat, Nov 12, 2011 at 15:27:23 from

I'm avoiding racing or anything that might be called hard running. Plus it was cold out. I'm up to 265 pounds.

From Fritz on Sat, Nov 12, 2011 at 15:46:55 from

I understand. Rob purposely goes to the gym on the days I don't. I would love to see a 265 pound guy run 9.5 miles at a 9 mph pace. Are you going for the double clydesdale world record?

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