Rob Murphy

January 21, 2020

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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: 10.25 Month: 134.00 Year: 134.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.002.009.00

Good workout.

Started out with a 4.25 mile easy run.

Then I did 8 X 400 on the Highland High Track (that's where Beavis and Butthead went if you'll remember) with a 200 walk/jog recovery. My splits were 82, 82, 81, 79, 81, 80, 78, 73. 

That's right, 73! I held world class marathon pace for a 400.

Commenced to running a 2.25 mile cool-down around the track and back home. It's tennis season and I picked up two brand new tennis balls for my pooch. I love running while bouncing a tennis ball. Seriously.

Feel pretty good about this. Now I'm gonna eat dinner, have a cold one, and watch the Jazz take on the once mighty New York Knicks.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Comments
From Fritz on Tue, Mar 10, 2015 at 20:49:13 from 98.202.9.237

Nice workout. 73s are tough.

Kimetto actually averaged 69.93 for 105.49 400s. No rest.

From Rob Murphy on Tue, Mar 10, 2015 at 21:12:46 from 24.10.247.181

Thanks for that Fritz.

From Fritz on Tue, Mar 10, 2015 at 22:12:36 from 98.202.9.237

I didn't know it was under 70 until I did the math. That is crazy.

To break 2 hours he only needs to speed up about 1.5 seconds per 400 :)

From Connor Baller on Thu, Mar 12, 2015 at 22:40:42 from 74.81.232.157

I love Dennis Kimetto

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