Rob Murphy

June 18, 2019

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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: 12.25 Month: 64.25 Year: 707.75
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.500.000.000.007.50

Merry Christmas to everyone on the FRB.

Books I got that I can't wait to read...

The Old Ways - A Journey on Foot by Robert Macfarlane

The Little Book of Talent by Daniel Coyle.

I also got a Johnny Cash t-shirt from At Folsom Prison. Excellent! Some pajamas, lots of socks, some awesome Dockers, and a couple shirts, a new 2013 Rand McNally road atlas which makes me want to do a road trip, and three bottles of some of Epic Brewing Co's finest wares.

run later... 

Run: 7.5 miles in 60 minutes around Sugarhouse Park. The place was packed with walkers, runners, and sledders. Going to take the kids over now after I fill the old thermos with hot chocolate. 

"Of course I'll be running on Christmas day! I'm going to run twice because my rivals will probably run just once, so I'll have done more than anybody else".

- Mo Farah on his plans for today 

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Comments
From Jake K on Tue, Dec 25, 2012 at 11:03:49 from 98.165.228.80

My Dad got some Lincoln book that was like a million pages long... seemed like it would be right up your alley

From Wesley Hunt on Tue, Dec 25, 2012 at 11:31:25 from 74.82.64.160

A Johnny Cash t-shirt and booze...that's freaking awesome. You're an honorary Southernor for sure.

Books sound promising as well. Enjoy!

From Laputka on Tue, Dec 25, 2012 at 14:13:12 from 98.202.142.68

Merry Christmas Rob. Thanks for your thoughts on guns-n-schools. I enjoy reading your blog.

From Jake K on Wed, Dec 26, 2012 at 08:01:59 from 98.165.228.80

"Don't forget, in Kenya, even school girls train 3 times a day"

Brother O'Connell

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