Rob Murphy

February 25, 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: 15.00 Month: 167.53 Year: 370.39
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

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
From allie on Sat, Mar 10, 2012 at 11:39:20 from

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

Nice job -- good Boston prep.

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

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

Is Emigration canyon the one Des News marathon comes down?

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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 :-)

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