Rob Murphy

December 06, 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: 21.25 Month: 21.25 Year: 1306.17
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News Flash...

The USA men won the  silver medal at the World Cross Country Championships today. The Americans actually beat the Kenyan team!

PM: Five miles easy on the wood chip at Liberty Park. Felt good. Could have run further, could have run faster, but didn't. 

 Big shout out to my boys at Florida Gulf Coast University who made it to the Sweet 16! According to CBS only .5% of those who filled out brackets made this pick. Count me in that group. When I was filling out my brackets I was looking for an upset special and I noticed that they beat Miami by 12 earlier this year and decided to go with them. Honestly, I never even heard of mighty FGCU even though I grew up in Florida!

I now feel ashamed that I have them losing in the Sweet 16. Should have gone with the Final Four. 

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Jake K on Sun, Mar 24, 2013 at 17:05:15 from

Miracle on dirt!!! Yet this will get absolutely no press.

We now understand why you love the Peruvian Lodge so much during the winter. What a place!

From Rob Murphy on Sun, Mar 24, 2013 at 19:41:06 from

If I was going to do a Top 10 list of things I love about Utah, The Fabulous Alta Peruvian Lodge would be up near the top. It's a really special place for Ann and I going all the way back to when we were you and Andrea's age.

From Jake K on Sun, Mar 24, 2013 at 19:57:06 from

I'm looking forward to your whole Top 10 list.

Andrea and I commented last night that we could see why you and Ann like the place, and we also agreed that it would have been fun if you two were up there with us! Guess we all need to run the dash and win some more vouchers for next season.

From Redd on Mon, Mar 25, 2013 at 14:28:21 from

Rob, FGCU didn't come into existence until 1997. So you're quite safe not knowing it existed.

From Rob Murphy on Mon, Mar 25, 2013 at 14:42:16 from

It is no doubt the Harvard of South Florida.

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