Rob Murphy

August 12, 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
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Epic failure so far today. I planned to get up early and get in a nice 12-15 mile run. Instead, while sitting downstairs drinking my coffee and eating my bowl of Wheaties, I stumbled upon the Band of Brothers marathon on Spike. Been sitting here ever since.

I love this movie. 

Finally overcame my sloth and did a nice 16 mile run - or 15.5 plus a few fast striders at the end to see if I could run fast on tired legs. Started at my house, around  Sugarhouse Park a couple times, dropped down to Liberty Park and around there a few times. Ann and the kids met me there and drove me home.

I made it onto page one of the annual mileage board for the first time this year! 

Plan for the rest of the day...

1. Sit in the hot tub for a while. I know some people prefer ice baths, but I like hot tubs. Call me crazy. 

2. Watch more Band of Brothers marathon.

3. Accomplish something. 

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Jon on Mon, Dec 26, 2011 at 11:46:40 from

Those are awesome shows.

From steve ash on Mon, Dec 26, 2011 at 16:08:44 from

Very cool, coincidentally my wife actually gave me the box set of Band of Brothers for Christmas..

From Rob Murphy on Mon, Dec 26, 2011 at 16:14:01 from

That is pretty cool. While I was running I was actually thinking that I need to run by Best Buy or something and get it.

From Bret on Mon, Dec 26, 2011 at 16:46:38 from

We have the box set of that series Rob - Tracy and I love it. Interestingly, my girls now have sat and watched it start to finish as well. Good stuff!

From Jake K on Mon, Dec 26, 2011 at 18:32:53 from

16 + hot tub = something accomplished

From Jon on Mon, Dec 26, 2011 at 19:21:50 from

I was going to say, "FRB entry = something accomplished"

From Rob Murphy on Mon, Dec 26, 2011 at 20:59:08 from

I just vacuumed the house while Ann was at the gym - mission accomplished!

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