Rob Murphy

August 04, 2020

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

16.25 miles this morning up and down City Creek Canyon and around the Capitol Hill neighborhood some. What a beautiful run! Going up the canyon I turned back at exactly seven miles due to deep snow in the road. I had the canyon mostly to myself early on a Sunday.

I made it a point to run the steepest hills very hard.

Good run, hopefully the beginning of a good week.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Jake K on Sun, Apr 14, 2013 at 15:13:08 from

Good weekend for you!

(Abby's cake was DELICIOUS!)

From Bret on Sun, Apr 14, 2013 at 17:55:04 from

I remember doing that run with you on one of my visits - nice weekend for you Rob.

From Rob Murphy on Sun, Apr 14, 2013 at 18:03:23 from

I was thinking of that on the way up Bret.

From Steve on Sun, Apr 14, 2013 at 21:07:17 from

Nice mileage. That run never gets old for me.

From Rob Murphy on Sun, Apr 14, 2013 at 21:23:11 from

I agree Steve. Sometimes when I'm running it I'll double back just so I can experience a particularly beautiful stretch again.

From Jon on Sun, Apr 14, 2013 at 21:29:53 from

Hey Rob- hoping for some advice for you, as you're always talking about the importance of speedwork. I'm training for a flat, fast 14k trail race in 10 weeks and I actually want to focus on it with some good speedwork. What would you recommend for workouts?

From Burt on Sun, Apr 14, 2013 at 22:16:17 from

How did you find that thread on Sasha's blog? Man, that was some fun stuff.

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