Rob Murphy

June 19, 2018

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Salt Lake City,Ut,

Member Since:

Feb 11, 2010



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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: 15.55 Month: 124.10 Year: 1138.99
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

I left the house at 6:15 this morning because I planned to run a lot of the D News marathon course in Emigration Canyon and I knew the canyon would be clogged with bikers if I started too late. Also planned to finish my run at Ruth's Diner and meet Ann and the kids for breakfast and if you get there too late you have to wait forever for an outside table.

Ran 20 miles. From my house to the top of Little Mountain (14 miles uphill), then back down the Canyon to Ruth's. Took a shower in the bathroom sink at Ruth's, changed clothes, and had a big plate of banana walnut french toast.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Dan on Sat, Jul 02, 2011 at 12:56:20 from

Mmmm French Toast. Nice run today and good week.

From James on Sat, Jul 02, 2011 at 12:59:28 from

Rob- nice running! I was going to shoot you an email about maybe doing a Tuesday tri-meet out in Herriman on Sept. 13. We have a sweet course set up for our invite on Sept. 24 and want to try it out early. I know some coaches aren't into the week day meets, but my team is so young I was going to try a few. Anyway, Hillcrest and Mountain View have mentioned they want to come, and I thought I would see if Alta wanted to join us too. Let me know.

From Rob Murphy on Sat, Jul 02, 2011 at 14:16:19 from

Hey James. I will tentatively accept. But wouldn't that make it a quad-meet?

I didn't know that you were having an invitational. I'm really out of the loop.

From Bret on Sat, Jul 02, 2011 at 20:26:01 from

Impressive mileage week Rob - got that race course memorized down to minute detail by now I imagine. I like the "shower pill" clean up to meet with my family for meals after runs or races too. Not so sure it "takes."

From Smooth on Sat, Jul 02, 2011 at 23:22:46 from

WOW!!!! What an AWESOME run to finish up a GREAT mileage week! And FABULOUS reward at Ruth's Diner with your sweetheart! :)

From Rob Murphy on Sat, Jul 02, 2011 at 23:55:18 from

Bret - A "shower" in the sink would definitely NOT be adequate after a 20 miler in Florida in July.

Smooth - Thanks. And today's our 17th Anniversary too. Pretty romantic right? Breakfast with the kids after a 20 miler.

From Smooth on Sun, Jul 03, 2011 at 00:02:20 from

HAPPY 17th Anniversary! Well, you'll have to redeem yourself with the romantic part! Ann is a real jewel! I know I wouldn't settle for breakfast with the kids...the 20 miler is A-OK! :)

From Rob Murphy on Sun, Jul 03, 2011 at 00:11:43 from

We actually oficially celebrated last week when we were in Minnesota and had the in-laws handy to babysit.

From Steve on Sun, Jul 03, 2011 at 01:49:08 from

Sweet run, I got in too late to call you back tonight.

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