Rob Murphy

November 20, 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

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Walked a hard three miles this morning - about as fast as Stonewall Jackson drove his corps of the Army of Northern Virginia in pursuit of Hooker at the battle of Chancellorsville.


Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Jake K on Mon, Sep 10, 2012 at 19:25:30 from

Quit trying to sneakily educate us about history!

Speaking of Virginia, Alan Webb won the Chik-Fil-A 5K over the weekend. Now THAT is a relevant piece of information.

From Fritz on Mon, Sep 10, 2012 at 21:26:43 from

So what was Stonewall's pace? I have no concept for how fast soldiers moved.

I wonder if Chick-Fil-A provided chicken sandwiches at the aid stations or only at the finish.

From Rob Murphy on Mon, Sep 10, 2012 at 21:32:05 from

Jackson's army was able to march up to 4 mph for up to forty miles on meager rations of "hardtack and parched corn". Most of them barefoot - of course these days we know that that is actually an advantage.

Jackson was also quite the staunch Presbyterian and would have opposed gay marriage. He would have been totally down withChick-Fil-A

From Fritz on Mon, Sep 10, 2012 at 21:36:44 from

So are you still frequenting the Chick-Fil-A in Sugar House? They picked the wrong neighborhood for that restaurant.

From Rob Murphy on Mon, Sep 10, 2012 at 21:49:32 from

Yep... my kids love the place. It's a regular Saturday morning stop for us.

From jtshad on Wed, Sep 12, 2012 at 09:46:30 from

I am finishing reading "Gods and Generals" right now...about this very same battle!

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