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
5.000.000.000.005.00

Five easy, un-timed miles around the neighborhood. Felt OK.

Pretty good day. Had my annual XC organizational meeting at school. Pretty good turnout - about 70 kids. Swim practice with Abby and Andy and then frozen yogurt.

That reminds me - there are people on this blog who shall remain nameless who are really into frozen yogurt (or "fro-yo" as they call it in their hipster lingo). Anyway, for those people, The Yogurt Stop on 2700 South just East of the Blue Plate has 50% off all day on Saturday. 

I think I'm going to start training some. Not going to do any serious summer racing except for the Des News Marathon if all goes well. Then point to a couple fall races then the biggie in December. Maybe the body will hold up. 

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Comments
From Jake K on Thu, May 24, 2012 at 21:21:47 from 67.182.215.126

Good tip on the FroYo!

You guys all love that marathon. My legs ache just driving most of that course :-)

From Rob Murphy on Thu, May 24, 2012 at 22:23:26 from 24.10.249.165

If you run Des News once you'll be hooked. It's got a lot of quirks, but a lot of charm as well.

Maybe we can meet up for some FroYo on Saturday. Unless you guys are traveling. Ann has to work so we'll be doing a low key weekend here. It's so inconsiderate of people getting sick over long weekends.

From Jake K on Fri, May 25, 2012 at 08:40:10 from 155.100.226.54

I'm definitely in for some froyo with you and the little rascals tomorrow. Running the 10K in Orem in the morning, but I've got nothing going on in the afternoon.... Andrea is flying to Tybee Island today so I'm a bachelor for the next week.

From Bret on Fri, May 25, 2012 at 10:03:29 from 64.128.133.66

Good to hear you are planning to do some training. Des News has not hooked me - more like cooked me.

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