Rob Murphy

August 10, 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: 6.25 Month: 76.35 Year: 1582.79
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Five miles around the "Fairyland" loop and Rim Trail at Bryce. The Fairyland trail is a more manly trail run than the name implies.

I was going to do more but I was way over dressed and was a miserable, soaking wet mess on the more strenuous climbs. I'll go back later and get some miles in on the Rim Trail.

PM: Twelve miles on the Bryce Canyon Rim Trail. Pretty empty trail except for the areas around the parking lots and view points.

Ann revealed to me at dinner tonight that she had a crush on Faron Young as a child. Seriously, just google the name to get a sense of how much she rocked in the seventies.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Cody on Mon, Apr 14, 2014 at 12:18:11 from

I went out there last fall and ran around. Loved it! Check out the under the rim trail (or below the rim, can't recall which its called). Its awesome. The Rim Trail is fun since the views are sweet and its super easy.

From Jon on Mon, Apr 14, 2014 at 21:21:16 from

I remember enjoying the fairyland trail. Beautiful place to run.

From Jake K on Mon, Apr 14, 2014 at 21:22:27 from

Great day Rob! Two runs I vividly remember. Andrea and I did the Fairyland trail once before we were in shape... that hill coming out of the canyon hurt!

From Blake Bennion on Mon, Apr 14, 2014 at 22:33:13 from

You're at the top of the mileage board by 7 miles!

From Rob Murphy on Mon, Apr 14, 2014 at 23:37:02 from

See what I can do when I don't have to work Blake?

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