Rob Murphy

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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: 41.85 Month: 50.10 Year: 1556.54
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

am: Easy warm-up jog on the treadmill then about 45 minutes of hardish lifting.

Swung by GNC after to pick up some of that fancy new Gatorade G Series stuff that my buddy Bret recommended.

pm: Seven miles in 50 minutes around the neighborhood.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Teena Marie on Tue, May 10, 2011 at 16:58:46 from

Just curious, what makes the G-series so great? I have to say that I LOVE their commercials!!!! :) :) :)

From Rob Murphy on Tue, May 10, 2011 at 17:12:02 from

It's expensive so it must be great.


From Teena Marie on Tue, May 10, 2011 at 17:14:23 from

Very good point!!

Okay, I will go empty my wallet.

So ... I should likely look for the store that charges the most for it. Then I am truly getting the best of the best. :)

From derhammer on Wed, May 11, 2011 at 10:44:53 from

Hey Rob, noticed that you ran the Austin 3M this year - awesome time in that heat and humidity that we had. I was a spectator this year but quite a few friends ran it.

I found the G2 "prime" to be awesome before a hard workout. I also take one before my races. If the packs were not so big I would carry them for fuel during a marathon. It would definitely go down easier than a gel.

From Rob Murphy on Wed, May 11, 2011 at 11:00:46 from

David - I checked out your blog. Yeah, I had a great time in Austin. It was my first time visiting your town. I have a good friend who lives there ant was an excellent guide.

My wife will be able to meet me along the course in my next marathon. Maybe I'll have her bring the G2 stuff along. Thanks for the tip.

From Bret on Wed, May 11, 2011 at 15:49:18 from

Rob - it is the G Pro Series not the G2 series - (which is ultimately probably more expensive.) Hope you got the right thing. It is good stuff though.

From Rob Murphy on Wed, May 11, 2011 at 21:06:17 from

Yeah Bret, I got the stuff you reccomended.

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