Rob Murphy

August 12, 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: 22.05 Month: 92.15 Year: 1598.59
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Well, at least I got some miles in even if they were on the treadmill. I'm still battling a cold although I'm much better today. I'm having a hard time regulating by body temperature and even though it was 50 degrees out this afternoon, it felt more like 30 to me. So I opted for indoors.

10.25 miles at 7:20 - 7:30 pace. I still feel Saturday's race in my legs and I'm having to adjust my planned workouts. It's funny how when I put together workout plans I act like I'm 25 years old. I'll give myself a day to recover from a really hard effort and then I end up having to take three or four.

Mild squabble between two old guys at the gym. One, obviously an old Marxist, wanted to watch MSNBC while the other, obviously a tea partying Republican, favored FOX News. It got quite heated until they figured out that there are about 20 TV's - more than enough to cover every ideological extreme. Before that I thought they might resort to fisticuffs. 

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Rob on Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at 20:09:32 from

Which one were you?

I have 1 channel that I can understand in my hotel room. It told me I'd be lucky to leave this country without either being nuked or infected with Bird Flu.

From Rob Murphy on Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at 20:27:27 from

I'm a flaming moderate Rob. I can be outraged by both MSNBC and Fox News.

Stay away from the bird flu. That's been in the news here the last couple days.

From Rob on Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at 20:30:41 from

I'll try, I should probably go get myself a mask.

I heard nukes are pretty bad too.

From Steve on Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at 20:41:59 from

What the heck is a fisticuff?

From Rob Murphy on Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at 20:58:38 from


From jtshad on Thu, Apr 11, 2013 at 07:41:06 from

Too old guys going at it, that would have been interesting to watch while on the TM, probably better than either channel!

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