Rob Murphy

August 16, 2017

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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.

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 U.S. History and other courses at Alta High School. I also coach the track and cross country teams at Alta.

Married, two kids - Abby and Andy

My Twitter  @murphy_rob

Miles:This week: 24.50 Month: 114.86 Year: 1179.21
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.750.003.251.259.25

am: Went to the gym this morning for an easy jog on the treadmill plus some weights and core stuff. Nice workout.

Ran into Fritz at the gym and tried to convince him not to be too despondent over his 1:09 half on Saturday three weeks after his win at Ogden. It will be fun to see if he can get in several consistent training months and go sub 2:20 at Chicago. I think he can.

 

pm: Last real workout before the race Saturday...

1 mile warm-up

3.25 miles starting at 5:45 pace and working down to 5:39 pace for the last quarter.

.75 mile jog

1 mile in 5:24

1/4 mile jog

1/4 mile at 5:00 pace

Cool down.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Comments
From Wesley Hunt on Mon, Jun 13, 2011 at 23:47:38 from 99.25.245.254

Nice race week work. Based on your recent posts, it appears you're in a good place mentally as well. My gut tells me your primed for a great race.

From Fritz on Mon, Jun 13, 2011 at 23:55:01 from 67.182.226.25

Nice workout. I assume you didn't have to jump the fence or else you would have listed that as well.

Crazy that today was first time we have run into each other considering that I probably go at least 200 times a year.

Good luck at the race this weekend.

From Rob Murphy on Tue, Jun 14, 2011 at 00:12:53 from 24.10.248.6

You're right Fritz as I'm probably there close to that often myself. Although I go to the gym in Sandy about half the time.Over the summer I should see you more often.

But I run into that loud mouthed dude with the Dallas Cowboy's hat every single time.

Wesley - I think you're right. I hope you're right.

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