Rob Murphy

January 20, 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: 10.25 Month: 134.00 Year: 134.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

This morning I did a 16 mile run from the I-80 overpass in East Canyon to the summit of Little Mountain and then down Emmigration Canyon to my house. My wife dropped me off at the top of the canyon at 8:30. It was 40 degrees with a steady rain.The rain turned to snow at the top of Little Mountain. Perfect for Memorial Day weekend. I noticed it was 88 degrees today in Minneapolis. I should move to a warm state - like Minne-freakin-sota!!

The first 3.75 miles of this run are all uphill before dropping down into Salt Lake. Here's my splits:

7:42, 8:08, 7:29, 7:37, 6:18, 6:22, 6:02, 6:02, 6:01, 6:04, 5:56, 5:54, 5:53, ( 1:26:07 for 13.1), 6:43, 7:05, 7:19.

Ran by Ruth's Diner in Emmigration Canyon about 10 miles into the run. The smell of bacon while I'm running can drive me insane with hunger. All I can say is it's a good thing I didn't have my credit card with me. I might have had to make a pit stop.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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