Rob Murphy

August 07, 2020

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Salt Lake City,Ut,

Member Since:

Feb 11, 2010



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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: 41.85 Month: 50.10 Year: 1556.54
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On my way down to American Fork this morning for the Pre-Footlocker XC meet. Kramer is still running well and hoping to break the course record. We are crossing our fingers that Park City's Ben Sorrel will be there so Kramer can finally match up with him.

PM: Four miles of RUNNING in 30:40 around Sugarhouse Park.

Kramer won the Pre-Footlocker meet at American Fork High School today. No Ben Sorrel, but still a good field with two top-twenty-in-the-nation teams. Kramer ran 15:43 on a legit 5k. He annoyed me by showing up about five minutes before the gun went off but all's well that ends well right?

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From allie on Sat, Nov 03, 2012 at 13:38:43 from

nice. congrats to kramer.

From Jake K on Sat, Nov 03, 2012 at 13:39:15 from

Not bad w/ no warmup!

From Rob Murphy on Sat, Nov 03, 2012 at 13:42:50 from

He did three striders and seven three count jumping jacks.

From Jake K on Sat, Nov 03, 2012 at 13:45:37 from

maybe that's the secret warmup. i gotta do more pre-race jumping jacks

From dugco on Sat, Nov 03, 2012 at 13:56:45 from

Very impressive - one more strider and three more jumping jacks and he would have gotten that course record! Seven seconds off, man! Well done, Coach... and Kramer!

From Rob Murphy on Sat, Nov 03, 2012 at 14:07:07 from

You are on top of things as usual Doug. Checking out the Utah milesplit site?

We will be down in Mesa AZ in two weeks for Nike Southwest. Palm trees!

From Jon on Sun, Nov 04, 2012 at 05:03:25 from

So, does this kid have any younger brothers?

From Rob Murphy on Sun, Nov 04, 2012 at 06:28:07 from

Jon - yes. Ten kids in the family!

From Jon on Sun, Nov 04, 2012 at 09:40:57 from

Thank goodness for Mormons!

From Steve on Mon, Nov 05, 2012 at 00:49:51 from

Rob, he just does that for his coach. I used to show up 5 min prior with a 7 Eleven hotdog in my hand just because the coach would get so mad. It was as much fun as the race.

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