Rob Murphy

August 04, 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: 17.30 Month: 25.55 Year: 1531.99
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

am: Easy five miles around Sugarhouse Park.

 pm: Eight more easy miles around Sugarhouse. Got to earn that turkey. 


Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Jake K on Thu, Nov 24, 2011 at 12:36:31 from

Holiday doubles are the way to do it.

I just noticed your profile comment that you once ran the last mile of a marathon in 21 minutes. It made me feel better! :-) Happy Turkey Day!

From Andrea on Thu, Nov 24, 2011 at 12:45:52 from

Yeah, thanks for a putting a little perspective to Jake's "epic blow-up".

I have to say I'm a little more worried about earning the pies, cookies, and candy than the turkey!

From Rob Murphy on Thu, Nov 24, 2011 at 21:59:55 from

I really did that at Top of Utah. I hit 25 miles in something like 2:38 and then finished in 2:59. Hamstring cramp about 300 yards from the finish. I couldn't move - I literally went down like someone shot me and it was something like ten minutes before I could even walk. It's funny now. Not then though. You have no idea how much rage was coursing through me watching dozens of people pass me.

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