Rob Murphy

August 15, 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: 29.55 Month: 99.65 Year: 1606.09
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

Two mile warm-up on the treadmill.

10 miles in 59:15. Kept it at 10 mph for the first 7 miles. Worked up gradually to 11 mph by the end. Felt good.

One mile cool down.

The treadmill 10 miler in under 60 minutes used to be one of my go to workouts but this is the first time I've completed it this year. Every other time I've tried I have bailed in the middle and modified the workout. Today was the first day I had the focus to do it. So I'm happy with that.

Hoping to get a big weekend in mileage wise. Long run in the morning with Jeff Shadley. 

PM: 4.25 miles. 

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Rob on Fri, Mar 02, 2012 at 11:10:02 from

Nice job, That is one of my goals to get a sub 1 hour 10 mile treadmill run in before my race. I'm a long ways from it now.

From Jake K on Fri, Mar 02, 2012 at 11:10:19 from

Good run Rob.

You still going to Colorado this weekend?

I'm guessing you guys are starting super early tomorrow - this is one occasion that I need to be a 3 year old and sleep in - gotta catch back up on my sleep.

From Bret on Fri, Mar 02, 2012 at 11:15:49 from

Nice job Rob - very strong workout.

From Rob Murphy on Fri, Mar 02, 2012 at 11:31:51 from

Jake - I think Jeff and I are going for a long run at around 4 tomorrow morning. Yikes!

Rob - it's as much mental as anything. You have to resign yourself to the suffering and marinating in the pool of sweat for an hour.

From Jake K on Fri, Mar 02, 2012 at 11:33:13 from

Cool - I'll still be asleep when you are finishing up the run.

From Rob on Fri, Mar 02, 2012 at 11:41:44 from

Can I come?

From Rob Murphy on Fri, Mar 02, 2012 at 12:09:58 from

Absolutely Rob. But why would you want to?

Jeff is in town for a class he's taking. He has to leave my house at 7:30. You'd have to be at my house by 4.

But feel free to join us. Drop me a private message if you want.

From jtshad on Fri, Mar 02, 2012 at 12:13:31 from

Looking forward to the run??!!? Dang, when you write it down, 4am just LOOKS early.

That is why people call runners crazy!

See you tonight, we are leaving at 4pm and hope to make good time to your place. We are bringing wine, beer and dessert!

Come on Jake, wake up and join us!

From Jake K on Fri, Mar 02, 2012 at 12:15:32 from

Haha I'd love to but there is this little race in Boston coming up in 6 weeks and I'm trying to stay on top of my recovery :-)

From Rob on Fri, Mar 02, 2012 at 12:36:50 from

4:00 is no problem for me, I just need to bail on my run with Ryan. PM me your address.

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