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
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Six easy. Some with Abby and Andy. So really easy.

So my wife was in the Sugar House state liquor store today buying some wine (strictly for cooking) and they had a trainee cashier with a sign that said "we ID everyone". There was an 82 year-old man in front of her who had an expired drivers license so they wouldn't let him buy his 2 bottles of beer. The poor guy thought they were joking but walked away without his beer. Pathetic. #onlyinutah

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Jake K on Tue, Jan 13, 2015 at 19:25:33 from


From Rob Murphy on Tue, Jan 13, 2015 at 20:02:38 from

I totally called that picture before I even clicked on it. Makes me wish I could actually go skiing every now and then.

I'm sure the old guy was thinking "I should have just gone skiing" as he trudged out to his car. No ID needed.

It's the government sponsored humiliation of an 82 year old man that pisses me off.

From Jake K on Tue, Jan 13, 2015 at 20:14:26 from

I do agree that it would sort of be annoying at times living here if it wasn't for the mountains and skiing.

But if he was a true Utahn, wouldn't he have a 10 year supply of beer in his basement?

From Jake K on Tue, Jan 13, 2015 at 20:21:50 from

Aren't you supposed to have your license on you while driving?

From Rob Murphy on Tue, Jan 13, 2015 at 20:30:58 from

He had a drivers license bust it had expired a couple weeks ago and was, therefore, not valid for the purchase of 2 beers.

From Amiee on Tue, Jan 13, 2015 at 20:57:27 from

Ha! Well then he should have chosen the other line. I can't remember the last time I got asked for ID at that store :(

From Jake K on Tue, Jan 13, 2015 at 21:06:18 from

That actually adds a compelling twist to this saga. For a license to be expired, it had to have been valid at some point. And since birthdays don't change, I would think an expired license would be a perfectly suitable means of proving age.

From scottkeate on Fri, Jan 16, 2015 at 17:00:14 from

Too funny/sad!!! I hope somebody in line bought a couple extra beers for the poor fellow. The good news is that these laws protect us from the evils of alcohol! :) I'm sure there would be drunk 82-year-olds everywhere without them!

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