Rob Murphy

December 06, 2019

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Location:

Salt Lake City,Ut,

Member Since:

Feb 11, 2010

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

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.

Personal:

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: 28.25 Month: 28.25 Year: 1313.17
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
14.250.000.000.0014.25

am: Easy 6.25 around Sugarhouse. Cold - 5 degrees, lightweight cotton gloves not cutting it.

pm: 8 miles on treadmill in 57 minutes. Also did some core exercises, push-ups and sit-ups while watching Rudolph the Red Nosed Raindeer.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Comments
From jtshad on Tue, Nov 30, 2010 at 08:27:46 from 69.20.183.178

Dude, I am wearing heavy ski mittens to try to keep my hands warm!

Thanks for the note on the Master's stuff, I might look into it as well!

From Rob Murphy on Tue, Nov 30, 2010 at 11:15:57 from 205.127.70.66

I'll go with the heavy gloves tomorrow. I was suffering this morning.

From Scott Ensign on Tue, Nov 30, 2010 at 22:03:33 from 207.224.194.157

I remember feeling sorry for those toys on the island of misfit toys when I was little. And was so happy when they heard the jingle of Santa's sleigh coming to pick them up. what a great movie.

From Rob Murphy on Tue, Nov 30, 2010 at 23:25:13 from 24.10.248.6

Scott - yeah, and the Burl Ives snowman narration is the best as well.

From Steve on Tue, Nov 30, 2010 at 23:31:53 from 173.127.0.6

You guys need some serious lifes..:-)

From Scott Ensign on Wed, Dec 01, 2010 at 09:57:54 from 207.224.194.157

admit it Steve, you still have nightmares about the abominable snowman from that movie!!!!

From Wesley Hunt on Wed, Dec 01, 2010 at 12:05:29 from 198.8.4.24

Some things get better with age...the Hunt family, including Max (3) and Sophie (1), very much enjoyed the Rudolph classic last night.

As to running, I'll never complain about the weather in Little Rock again!

Wesley

From Colby Park on Wed, Dec 01, 2010 at 13:08:20 from 77.42.98.178

Those are some good runs in cold weather! I am trying to figure out how to continue the mileage during rainy weather. Sometime I wish it would snow more here, because it is easier to run in slow than nasty, wet rain!

P.S. How do I know if I am ready for a 20 miler?

From Rob Murphy on Wed, Dec 01, 2010 at 14:14:52 from 205.127.70.66

Scott - I remember when I was a kid not being sure whether I should be afraid of that abominable snowman or feel sorry for it. Last night when he's putting the star on the tree at the end I was thinking "come on, you're the abominable snowman for crying out loud. Devour that little I-want-to-be-a-dentist elf right now"!

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