Rob Murphy

November 13, 2018

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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: 14.00 Month: 78.35 Year: 1958.11
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
15.000.000.000.0015.00

I'm thrilled that the Highland High crew agreed to wait so I could join them at 11:30 this morning after I took the kids to church. Also allowed things to warm up to a balmy 10 degrees or so. I've noticed a weird thing about trying to run and have a conversation when it's that cold. My neck and jaw muscles get numb and it feels like trying to talk when you're drunk. The words don't come out right.

It's great to finally feel like a runner again. A couple months ago running 15 miles was unthinkable. Not completely there - I feel like I do after a 20 miler when I'm fit - but getting there. 

Ended up doing 15 miles in 1:54. I'm happy with that.  Got home just in time to watch the thrilling ending of the Atlanta-Seattle game.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Comments
From dugco on Sun, Jan 13, 2013 at 14:51:34 from 68.35.221.180

Nice run - so thats what it feels like to try to talk when youre drunk? Duly noted.

From allie on Sun, Jan 13, 2013 at 14:57:11 from 97.126.212.61

that was a thrilling yet terrible ending. timeout whaaa? booooo.

numb mouth syndrome is tough when trying to talk, but i mostly hate it because i have to wait for my mouth to thaw out before i can eat.

From Jake K on Sun, Jan 13, 2013 at 15:24:10 from 67.177.11.154

ahhh i figured the games STARTED at 230 and the first one wouldnt end until 7pm like yesterday

enjoy listening to MC Hammer on youtube all day!

From Bam on Mon, Jan 14, 2013 at 14:39:56 from 89.126.28.24

Good to see you back training and feeling like a runner. A couple more of those long runs and you'll start to feel like you're 47 - again:)

From Rob Murphy on Mon, Jan 14, 2013 at 15:00:30 from 163.248.33.220

Thanks Bam. Plus hanging out with these youngsters helps.

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