Rob Murphy

August 13, 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: 22.05 Month: 92.15 Year: 1598.59
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

AM: Drove up to the kids school to throw the ball for the dog. Took the kids to Scheels so they could ride the Ferris Wheel. Went to Draper Park. Ate at In-N-Out Burger, went to Wasatch Running for their big sale. Helped Andy take apart our old, broken lawnmower.

PM: Ran 5.25 miles on the treadmill - generally around 8 minute pace. My legs were a wee bit sore from my herculean 4.25 mile effort yesterday. 

I just noticed that there's a 5k in Salt Lake tomorrow and thought I might run. But then I noticed that registration is closed and there is no race day registration. Bummer. From the looks of it this is a very small race trying to raise money for a charity. You would think they would be willing to take your money on race day. I hate it when local 5ks have an attitude like they are the Boston Marathon or something and can't deal with the hassle of race day registration.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Fritz on Fri, Oct 19, 2012 at 13:29:53 from

The new old broken lawnmower? I hope it didn't break already.

From Rob on Fri, Oct 19, 2012 at 13:33:29 from

I would like Sheels better if they sold Groceries, and had a paint department.

From Jake K on Fri, Oct 19, 2012 at 13:47:08 from

Andy should sell the scrap parts to your neighbors... his next local business venture! :-)

From Rob Murphy on Fri, Oct 19, 2012 at 16:22:26 from

Fritz - no man, your mower is excellent. Thanks again!

From Steve on Sat, Oct 20, 2012 at 13:50:07 from

You should have been up to the Beat the Heat or whatever 5k with all of us today. They had race day registration. You would have had a great time making fun of my pace as you kicked my trash.

From Rob Murphy on Sat, Oct 20, 2012 at 14:35:14 from

I would have if it hadn't said "REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED" on their website.

From Jake K on Sat, Oct 20, 2012 at 14:43:03 from

It also said "Race morning registration will be from 7:00 to 7:55 a.m" :-)

If I knew this is the race you wanted to run, you could have just had my bib #.

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