Rob Murphy

August 15, 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: 29.55 Month: 99.65 Year: 1606.09
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

No work today so I did a morning run at a sane hour. 9.25 miles in 1:10. 

About six miles into the run I was running by my kids school when I discovered that virtually all the snow is melted from the field behind the school. So I stopped and did 6 striders on the grass at about 90% effort. Running on grass. Pretty cool. 

PM: Went to the gym and did a two mile warm-up jog on the treadmill then a "stair master tempo workout". I did 300 floors (6.25 miles) in 36:50. May have set a personal sweat record. 

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Jake K on Fri, Mar 08, 2013 at 08:34:41 from

I realized that yesterday, we can run the perimeter loop around SHP again! First time since about Thanksgiving!

From Rob Murphy on Fri, Mar 08, 2013 at 09:06:34 from

Now if I can get the gully down in Sandy clear I'll be good until the trails up at Alta open up.

From Laputka on Sat, Mar 09, 2013 at 09:16:33 from

Green grass, no ice of the face, warm hands, shorts ... is it really happening? Can we say the "S" word yet?

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