Rob Murphy

December 13, 2019

Recent EntriesHomeJoin Fast Running Blog Community!PredictorHealthy RecipesRob Murphy's RacesFind BlogsMileage BoardTop Ten Excuses for Missing a RunTop Ten Training MistakesDiscussion ForumRace Reports Send A Private MessageWeek ViewMonth View
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
2010201120122013201420152016201720182019
15% off for Fast Running Blog members at St. George Running Center!

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
15.006.000.000.0021.00

I had a great 21 mile run this morning with Fritz and Walter.

Met at my house at 8 AM and ran a little over 10 miles up Emigration Canyon. We had a pretty good pace going and averaged under 7:30 pace going up. We ended up running  21 miles in 2:27 and did quite a few 6 minute miles coming back down.

My right hamstring isn't getting any worse, but it isn't getting any better. Slightly troubling. 

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Comments
From allie on Sat, Mar 10, 2012 at 11:39:20 from 174.23.144.229

sorry about your hamstring. hopefully it stops causing trouble. good run this morning.

From Bret on Sat, Mar 10, 2012 at 11:54:48 from 96.243.187.166

Nice job -- good Boston prep.

From jtshad on Sat, Mar 10, 2012 at 11:55:19 from 69.20.183.178

Nice run, hopefully the hammy issues clear up. 2 good Saturday runs in a row!

From Jon on Sat, Mar 10, 2012 at 12:20:18 from 98.84.69.209

Is Emigration canyon the one Des News marathon comes down?

From Rob Murphy on Sat, Mar 10, 2012 at 12:29:41 from 76.27.122.13

Jon- yep. Goes into Salt Lake by the U and the zoo.

From Fritz on Sat, Mar 10, 2012 at 13:02:02 from 97.126.218.73

Thanks for the run Rob. A super big guy was hogging the good jet in the hot tub. I thought people knew it was reserved. Maybe you will have better luck.

The jet and a roller are what I would prescribe for the hamstring. Do you want to try out my Trigger Point Roller? It's firm enough that it can dig into hamstrings. I could drop it off this afternoon.

http://www.amazon.com/Trigger-Performance-Revolutionary-Roller-SMRT-CORE/dp/B003X4BMFW/ref=sr_1_32?ie=UTF8&qid=1331409462&sr=8-32

From Rob Murphy on Sat, Mar 10, 2012 at 13:38:29 from 76.27.122.13

Yeah, I would like to try that out Fritz. No rush though.

From Jake K on Sat, Mar 10, 2012 at 18:54:51 from 72.201.142.201

Good running Rob. My cure for a hamstring problem is more ice cream. Tell Anne I said its ok to load up the freezer! The kids will appreciate it, too :-)

Add Your Comment.
  • Keep it family-safe. No vulgar or profane language. To discourage anonymous comments of cowardly nature, your IP address will be logged and posted next to your comment.
  • Do not respond to another person's comment out of context. If he made the original comment on another page/blog entry, go to that entry and respond there.
  • If all you want to do is contact the blogger and your comment is not connected with this entry and has no relevance to others, send a private message instead.
Only registered users with public blogs are allowed to post comments. Log in with your username and password or create an account and set up a blog.
Debt Reduction Calculator


Featured Announcements
Google
Web fastrunningblog.com
New Kids on the Blog
(need a welcome):
Lone Faithfuls
(need a comment):