Rob Murphy

November 17, 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: 0.00 Month: 45.25 Year: 1253.17
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

Six miles on the elliptical in 45 minutes.

I'm not sure what constitutes mileage on an elliptical? I get it for a stationary bike or a treadmill, but I never see anyone ellipticalling over hill and dale in real life. I do know that the percieved effort is different. Running 6 miles in 45 minutes is easy, while 6 in 45 minutes on the elliptical feels like a threshold run.

Perhaps I'll swim a mile or two this afternoon. Perhaps not.

pm: Went to the gym planning to swim, but there were about 8 people sharing 3 lanes. Decided to do some more ellipticalling.

4 miles in 30 minutes.

I think tomorrow I'm going to post a fake running workout on the blog just to see what it feels like. Maybe 16 miles in 1:36.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From steve ash on Mon, Jul 12, 2010 at 18:05:33 from

Count it the same but list the heart rate maybe? Is the injury getting any better?

From Rob Murphy on Mon, Jul 12, 2010 at 18:12:58 from

It is getting better, but I'm not pushing it.

I sent you an email earlier today by the way.

From on Tue, Jul 13, 2010 at 17:21:12 from

Wow - for a guy who called it quits for the year 10 days ago, you sure are active - heh. Found your blog. Sorry to hear/see about the injury. I'm currently 3 months into my worst bout of plantar fasciitis ever. Such a deal.

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