Rob Murphy

August 03, 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: 8.00 Month: 16.25 Year: 1522.69
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

Four and a half miles mostly at 8 minute pace but with some half-mile and quarter-mile pickups.

2 x 1/2 mile in 2:50

2 x 1/4 mile in 1:25

I'm going to take a stab at the Striders Half Marathon on Saturday. I've done just enough consistent mileage and just enough quality runs to think I may be able to run around 1:18.

I don't want to make any predictions though because I'm not used to race stress. I've never run this race but the course is the first half of the Ogden Marathon course and I have run that race. I think I came through the half there in 2011 in 1:18, a time I would be very happy with Saturday. 

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Bret on Fri, Apr 05, 2013 at 12:30:16 from

Good luck on Saturday Rob. Wish I could just predict a 1:18 with just enough mileage and quality runs...:) Nice to see you racing again.

From Jake K on Fri, Apr 05, 2013 at 13:06:26 from

The weather is going to be better than your last (skipped) race. Good luck tomorrow.

From Bam on Fri, Apr 05, 2013 at 13:37:23 from

Good luck, Speedy Gonzales!

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