Rob Murphy

August 04, 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

Seven miles in The Gully with my good buddy Steve Anderson. Steve was in the neighborhood after dropping of his son Bentley at the LDS church's Missionary Training Center in Provo to prepare to convert all the residents of Nashville Tennessee. Nashville is the HQ of the Southern Baptist Convention so it would be a bit like being a Baptist missionary in Provo.

Last day of school. Year seventeen is in the books. Cross country practice starts on Monday. Can't wait! 

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Jon on Wed, Jun 06, 2012 at 18:17:55 from

He can't even make it far enough east to hit SC, huh?

From Rob Murphy on Wed, Jun 06, 2012 at 18:36:31 from

I think SC would be even more challenging than Tennessee for aN LDS missionary. Steve's son is a bright, engaging, and funny guy though. I think he will do fine. Not that I have a dog in the fight or anything.

From Wesley Hunt on Thu, Jun 07, 2012 at 08:52:49 from

Good luck with cross country, Rob. Shape those kids up.

It could be worse. You ever hear the story about the missionary son of a Jehovah's Witness father and atheist mother? He continued knocking on doors but had nothing to say...

From Andrea on Thu, Jun 07, 2012 at 09:37:37 from

We need to talk about CC practice...I think I can manage 1-2 days a week :)

From Jake K on Thu, Jun 07, 2012 at 14:06:23 from

Check out Jun's entry from today (6/7). It looks like the trails and Alta/Snowbird are really melting out fast. I bet the summer road up to Albion Basin will be good to go soon.

From Fritz on Thu, Jun 07, 2012 at 14:19:41 from

Best of luck to Steve's son. If he is anything like his dad I predict half of Nashville will convert by the time he is done.

Congrats on number 17. I would like to run with your young lads one day.

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