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
Thu, Mar 29, 2012
Marathon Pace Miles
VO2 Max Miles
On the treadmill, 1.5% incline...
2 mile warm-up
9 miles in 53:30
1 mile cool down
Odd thing about my sore, achy knees. They seem to hurt a lot less when I run fast. So I'm going to do that at Boston.
Night Sleep Time: 0.00
Nap Time: 0.00
Total Sleep Time: 0.00
From Rob on Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 13:47:09 from 184.108.40.206
I've never heard of a Kenyan with hurt knees. Good plan!
From Rob Murphy on Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 14:02:56 from 220.127.116.11
Seriously, while I was warming up at 9 minute pace they really hurt. As soon as I jacked it up to 6 minute pace, no pain.
From allie on Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 16:11:35 from 18.104.22.168
the same thing happens to me every time run in the low 6's. everything feels good. too bad i can't run around like that all the time.
sound strategy for boston...
From Jake K on Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 16:27:43 from 22.214.171.124
i had some problems with runner's knee earlier this winter... it only bothered me when i was running slow... on workouts it would always feel completely normal
From Jake K on Fri, Mar 30, 2012 at 12:52:50 from 126.96.36.199
Alberto Salazar has an autobiography coming out. I read an excerpt in RW last night. Probably going to be a good read. And yes I guess I am saying I got something positive out of reading Runners World, in-between the ads for obstacle course race.
From Rob Murphy on Fri, Mar 30, 2012 at 15:04:00 from 188.8.131.52
The journalism in Runner's World is very good. The long pieces they have done recently on Scott Jurek and Frank Shorter have been excellent. I
From Jake K on Fri, Mar 30, 2012 at 15:05:21 from 184.108.40.206
Yeah I've been surprised by that magazine - there is usually one article that makes me flip back to the cover and confirm that I am actually reading runners world and not running times.
From Wesley Hunt on Sat, Mar 31, 2012 at 06:34:37 from 220.127.116.11
Blood flow? Nice game plan for Boston: Run fast...
Have a great spring break with your family. You're probably heading into your taper anyway, so take advantage of it.
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