Rob Murphy

August 04, 2020

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Salt Lake City,Ut,

Member Since:

Feb 11, 2010



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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: 17.30 Month: 25.55 Year: 1531.99
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

Eleven miles around Sugarhouse and the HH track in 1:21. Feeling achy and it won't go away.

Ran into "Smokin'" Jake Krong at the track breaking in his new spikes with some fast 200s. 

Some random thoughts on meat loaf...

So my wife went to Sunflower Market today and bought a meat loaf. Sunflower Marked is sort of a poor man's Whole Foods. Anyway, they have prepared meat loaf's in their deli and all you have to do is plop them in the oven and serve.

 I had high hopes for this meat loaf and was thoroughly disappointed. It was borderline gross - not nearly as good as the meat loaf's Ann lovingly prepares herself. The weird thing about it is that I couldn't identify one specific thing I found distasteful about this particular meat loaf.

Made me think that perhaps meat loaf is a deeply personal thing and it's just hard to accept anyone else's version. 

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Jake K on Thu, Mar 22, 2012 at 19:50:06 from

I ended up running quarters because I decided it was unfair to only run w/ the tailwind.

Now I wish I made meatloaf for dinner. I think homemade is really the only way to do it.

From Rob Murphy on Thu, Mar 22, 2012 at 19:54:10 from

You are a virtuous young man Jake.

We'll have to have you over for dinner some while Andrea's gone. You're not subsisting on twinkles and pizza are you?

From Fritz on Thu, Mar 22, 2012 at 19:56:34 from

From my experience it is pretty hard to mess up meatloaf. Ground beaf or turkey, water, and lawrys seasoning.

what are twinkles?

From Jake K on Thu, Mar 22, 2012 at 19:57:16 from

haha no - lots of broccoli and chicken. I actually really enjoy cooking.

From Jake K on Thu, Mar 22, 2012 at 19:58:12 from

twinkles are either:

1) crushed up twizzlers that you use as a topping for ice cream

or 2) sparkly twinkies

From Andrea on Fri, Mar 23, 2012 at 10:07:39 from

Please invite Jake over for dinner! I'm afraid of what he's eating/not eating while I'm gone and needs a coach-like figure to convince him not to run 150 mpw right up until Boston :)

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