Rob Murphy

November 22, 2019

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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: 0.00 Month: 45.25 Year: 1253.17
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

Just registered for Boston 2012. If I run well there, I am going to retire from serious road racing and become a trail runner.

I think. 

Still major quad soreness from my silly race Saturday night so my easy 6.25 miles tonight was pretty tough. One more good night's sleep should help though.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From steve ash on Tue, Sep 13, 2011 at 15:39:55 from

Lucky you:) I wanted to go but it's just out of the question budget wise. Trail running? Thats cool.. Just don't turn ultra wogger on us ok? LOL! I'll probably be burned in effigy by the ultra guys for that one..

From Bret on Tue, Sep 13, 2011 at 17:17:03 from

Thanks for the reminder. I registered, but it is too far out to really know if I want to run it - so instead of missing out the last two years - I figured I might as well have a placeholder. Although they have this harsh non-deferral policy and no refunds...

From Rob Murphy on Tue, Sep 13, 2011 at 21:19:39 from

Steve - it will be a tough decision. I'm having a hard time getting faster on the roads though and I think a change might be in order.

Ultra wogger? I'm personally aquainted with a few of them and they are actually SLIGHTLY less bizarre than you might expect.

From Rob Murphy on Tue, Sep 13, 2011 at 21:20:44 from

Bret - Ann might give me a hard time about the expense. Can I crash on your hotel room floor?

From Jon on Tue, Sep 13, 2011 at 22:12:54 from

Why wait till next year? Make the change now! And that way, you can do Boston just for fun!


From Bret on Wed, Sep 14, 2011 at 09:49:19 from

Sure Rob - may even have a second bed in the room.

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