Rob Murphy

June 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

Miles:This week: 19.50 Month: 71.50 Year: 715.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

PM: 5.25 miles on the Helix thingy. Light weight/core workout.

I'm taking an extended break from running. My first in about 10 years. I'm going to pass on any winter racing and hopefully resume training sometime in March so I'll be able to do some quality summer racing. In the meantime, I plan to do lots of swimming and other forms of cross training plus some skiing and hiking.

Book recommendation: The Long Haul by Finn Murphy (no relation as far as I know). 

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Jason D on Wed, Jan 09, 2019 at 21:01:56 from

Breaks are good and restorative. I always appreciate the book recommendations, particularly after Shop Class as Soul Craft.

From Eva Splaine on Wed, Jan 09, 2019 at 23:04:34 from

I think I would like to take a very long extended break from running too. Think I might be losing interest. :(

From Bret on Thu, Jan 10, 2019 at 13:58:35 from

You may find yourself fresh and excited about running after taking a break. Enjoy the cross training!

From Jon on Thu, Jan 10, 2019 at 20:08:25 from

Enjoy the break!

From jtshad on Fri, Jan 11, 2019 at 10:17:17 from

Enjoy the break and time to let body and mind refresh a bit.

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