Rob Murphy

August 05, 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: 17.30 Month: 25.55 Year: 1531.99
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

Nifty new run today...

Ran through the middle of the gully up to the top at Mount Jordan Road, then right on Little Cottonwood Road and left on Wasatch Blvd - then back only along the north rim of the gully to 24 Hour Fitness on 13th East in Sandy. Just used the gym for the shower today.

12 miles in 1:33. Very hilly, probably zero level ground on the whole run. I estimate about 36,002 feet of elevation gain and loss over the 12 miles. Does that sound about right Jon?

Then I picked up Abby at swim practice. Spaghetti and meatballs with a good salad for dinner.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Steve on Fri, Jan 21, 2011 at 23:32:14 from

That is sweet, I could sure use some hill running..and spagetti and meatballs.

From Jon on Sat, Jan 22, 2011 at 16:53:01 from

36,000 ft? Sounds a bit high. For example, Wasatch 100 has 26,000 ft climbing, and that's spread out of 100 miles.

From Rob Murphy on Sat, Jan 22, 2011 at 20:14:33 from

Thanks Jon. It's just an estimate though. I might be off by a couple feet. Or maybe 35,000?

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