Rob Murphy

April 25, 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: 19.55 Month: 118.55 Year: 583.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

11.25 miles in 1:25. I'm working on running at faster than 8 minute pace on some of my runs. Crazy, I know.

I wore shorts.

Great news! I signed a contract today with my new sponsor, The Blue Plate Diner, in Salt Lake. They will give me a half price omelette and cup of coffee every time I complete a race if I bring ten other runners in with me. I'm excited to have my achievements recognized in this way.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Jon on Mon, Jan 13, 2014 at 20:08:17 from

So did I.

From Jake K on Mon, Jan 13, 2014 at 20:56:10 from

I really, really can't wait to see the uniform.

Do you have to take hard boiled eggs instead of gels during marathons now?

From Rob Murphy on Tue, Jan 14, 2014 at 08:02:12 from

The singlet will involve bacon and eggs and johnny Cash.

From Jake K on Tue, Jan 14, 2014 at 10:20:19 from

get "CASH" printed on the back of your singlet, like an NBA jersey

From Andrea on Tue, Jan 14, 2014 at 10:43:18 from

Are you sure this is not just a coupon?

From Rob Murphy on Tue, Jan 14, 2014 at 13:01:39 from

It's a SPONSORSHIP Andrea. All elite runners have them.

From Andrea on Tue, Jan 14, 2014 at 13:19:08 from

Hmm...I'm not convinced. Seems like they are just using you for ridiculously cheap advertising.

From Rob Murphy on Tue, Jan 14, 2014 at 14:45:21 from

Cheap???? Those omelets can cost $9.00. That's a $4.50 value.

From Jason D on Tue, Jan 14, 2014 at 22:16:57 from

Please put me down for the salmon Blue Plates Benedict sans tomato add avocado and I will be there in the morning.

From Steve on Tue, Jan 14, 2014 at 23:59:01 from

Do they need a dessert sponsor? I could use half off on that.

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