Rob Murphy

December 12, 2019

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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: 24.25 Month: 52.50 Year: 1337.42
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

Six easy miles in the early am around Sugarhouse Park.


pm workout:

1.5 mile warm-up

9.5 miles in 60 minutes - started at 9.1 mph and worked up to 10.5 mpg. Obviously spent more time in the nines than I did in the tens,

1 mile cool-down

Pretty good training day. Felt good.

Five days now since anyone has commented on my blog. No validation for me I guess. I suppose it will have to come from within. :(

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From allie on Fri, Mar 18, 2011 at 18:12:31 from

wow, nice mileage! great week of training. i hope to see you next weekend at the running of the leopards.

From allie on Fri, Mar 18, 2011 at 18:16:14 from

beep...beep...beep...[validated?] although i would have commented anyway. really.

the blog has been pretty quiet this week. maybe you should post some interesting pictures and rock the boat a bit.

From Smooth on Fri, Mar 18, 2011 at 18:32:37 from

I haven't commented because your awesome runs rendered me speechless!!! :)


From Rob Murphy on Fri, Mar 18, 2011 at 18:33:14 from

Thanks Allie! I'm all pumped and motivated now. Think maybe I'll go do 10 more and make it a 28 mile day.

Yeah, I'll be there next weekend. Then the Salt Lake Half, Ogden Full, and the Gary Bjorklund Half in Minnesota in June.

From Bob on Fri, Mar 18, 2011 at 19:40:30 from

Great job Rob! I highly respect teachers and read your blog. Just not a comment machine. Not blowing sunshine here. I'd like to help out our local track and cross country coaches, do you think they would be open to that? I didn't run at all in my youth, but think I could help in some way.

From steve ash on Sat, Mar 19, 2011 at 11:33:14 from

Rob, Some days I'm so busy it's all I can do to get my own entry in!

Another reason I don't comment on other blog sites is because I'm afraid of offending people. I'm kind of blunt and straight forward about things LOL!

Anyway.. When are we going running?

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