Rob Murphy

July 23, 2019

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Location:

Salt Lake City,Ut,

Member Since:

Feb 11, 2010

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

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.

Personal:

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: 4.50 Month: 67.00 Year: 830.85
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.250.000.000.004.25

AM: Easy 4.25 on the treadmill. Weights/core at the Pismo Beach Athletic Club.

I fell in love today. With the treadmill at the gym. It's a brand called Woodway and it's truly awesome. I plan to do a longish MP run on it tomorrow. It will be hard to go back to the 24 Hour Fitness POS after this.

Clam chowder for lunch today from the Splash Cafe.Served in these huge bread bowls with the cut out piece for dipping. Yum!

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Comments
From Andrea on Wed, Apr 04, 2012 at 13:41:37 from 72.37.244.100

They had Woodway treadmills at my university gym but I didn't like them at all. Not really sure why, but they were just weird.

No good trails out there in sunny CA??

From Jake K on Wed, Apr 04, 2012 at 13:56:38 from 155.100.226.54

How's the surfing going?

From Bret on Wed, Apr 04, 2012 at 14:33:05 from 64.128.133.66

I have been in love with the Woodway tms for quite some time. If you go the the website you will see that these things are not your normal treadmill - one having the capability of going 25 mph with up to 35% incline as well as -5% decline. They used to have demo videos of sprinters using them at high speed with "spotters" standing behind them in case they slipped or misstepped.

http://www.woodway.com/performance/elg.html

The UF campus gym has literally dozens of them which I tend to use when I go to visit if the weather is not cooperative.

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