Rob Murphy

October 13, 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: 0.00 Month: 47.75 Year: 1160.56
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

Brisk two mile walk this morning. Decided to count it as one mile of easy running.

This was just to keep from getting fat as I reduce my miles the rest of the week. Easyish gym workout this afternoon. 

PM: One mile easy, weights/core workout. Lifted a little harder than I had planned. No more of that silliness before Boston. 

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Bret on Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 09:21:53 from


From Rob Murphy on Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 09:27:20 from

Shouldn't you be airborne by now?

I've been thinking about amputating my pinky fingers and earlobes to shed a little extra weight before Boston in addition to my normal haircut. They don't really do you any good in a marathon - just along for the ride.

From Bret on Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 09:30:03 from

3:45 pm flight. Arrive (or Arrivee en francais) tomorrow morning.

From Bret on Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 09:30:37 from

Don't need both kindeys or the appendix either do you?

From Andrea on Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 09:38:44 from

Don't give Jake any ideas!

From dugco on Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 09:38:49 from

I know, you should get some of those cool lightweight toe shoe thingies - ya, thats the ticket.

Good luck, guys - I'll be "watching"

From Jake K on Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 09:40:10 from

I'm going to jog around in one of those aluminum foil suits that wrestlers use to cut weight the rest of the week. What could go wrong?!? :-)

From Rob Murphy on Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 12:36:28 from

I just looked it up. A kidney weighs .25% of your total body weight.

Not sure I could recover from the removal of a kidney by next monday though.

From Jake K on Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 12:38:39 from

Renato Canova says it takes 8 days to recover from a lost kidney, so you are inside that window now.

From Steve on Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 13:02:35 from

I have been practicing with my Smith and Wesson and am a fairly decent shot. I volunteer for digit removal. A kidney or appendix may be a bit more of a challenge but I'm willing to give it a shot...

From steve ash on Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 18:35:24 from

I'll definitely take a few of those pounds off your hands:)

From steve ash on Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 18:38:44 from

To this day I still take high wind warnings seriously LOl!

From Jake K on Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 18:57:15 from

keep pumping iron - you never know when one of the kenyans is going to try and mess with you, or you get in a bar fight w/ some drunk red sox fans... i'm sticking with my pushup routine for a few more days :-)

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