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

Today I ran with my cross country team. We started out at Alta Ski Area and headed up to Albion Basin. There was still a lot of snow over 9000 feet and I turned around when it got too slushy and deep. Probably another week or so until we can make it all the way to the campground and around the loop. But it was a beautiful day and it was nice to be up there.

Iced my achilles in Little Cottonwood Creek after. Cold! It hurt a lot more coming down than it did going up. I plan to do an hour of some type of cross training this afternoon.

pm: went to the gym and did 4 miles on the eliptical ( I think I spell the word "ellipticle" different every time. Because I have no idea how to spell it.).

After the gym I took Andy to Home Depot to get his very own hammer. Christmas in June!

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From allie on Wed, Jun 23, 2010 at 21:57:44 from

eliptical. elliptical? ellipeticalle? i just call it a x-trainer.

From Rob Murphy on Thu, Jun 24, 2010 at 08:28:15 from

Good Idea. When I was on the thing yesterday I was actually looking around all the stickers and labels for the word so I could finally know how to spell it on my blog. No luck. Maybe the manufacturer is unsure?

From Mark on Thu, Jun 24, 2010 at 11:47:04 from

Wow! over 9000 feet, that is pretty high up for a run, snow sure sticks around for a while. The kids loved finding snow and playing in it last June in Colorado.

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