Rob Murphy

December 12, 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: 24.25 Month: 52.50 Year: 1337.42
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
0.500.000.000.000.50

Did a "fast" 6.5 mile walk in the gully today while my kids ran.

Gym afterwards - one mile warm-up on the elliptical and some strength training.

New protocol for my achilles: I was reading some Tim Noakes the other day ( The Lore of Running, AKA The Bible) and he mentioned icing a sore achilles 8 hours per day. So I got six bags of crushed ice and am going to devote myself to that the next couple days.

I'll report back. Send some positive thoughts my way.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Comments
From steve ash on Mon, Jul 05, 2010 at 17:34:59 from 174.52.96.106

That is exactly what my doc recommended when I sprained my ankle back in 2002. I was a dumb you know what because I decided to chase after some shoplifters in the store I worked at. I ran out and tripped over the flower bed and thus spraining my ankle! Anyway, Definitely good advice for sure. Sending good vibrations your way. Get well..

From Rob Murphy on Mon, Jul 05, 2010 at 18:40:15 from 76.27.120.29

So Steve, did it work for you?

From Teena Marie on Tue, Jul 06, 2010 at 16:44:20 from 174.52.45.85

Sending you lots of positive vibes. I have been icing like crazy as well. :)

From RivertonPaul on Wed, Jul 07, 2010 at 12:44:46 from 67.42.27.114

Good luck with the ice.

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