Rob Murphy

August 15, 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: 29.55 Month: 99.65 Year: 1606.09
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8.25 miles at 7:30 pace while my young scholars were taking the AP U.S. History exam.

This is my favorite "working" day of the year - where I am literally not allowed in my classroom until noon while they administer the test. So I wander in a little late, read the paper and drink a cup of coffee in the faculty room, go to IHOP, wander around aimlessly for a while, and then run.

Going to show the wholesome, family friendly movie "We Bought A Zoo" to the five or six kids who will bother to show up for my 4th period class. 


Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Bret on Fri, May 11, 2012 at 13:48:54 from

Thumbs down on the movie - Thumbs up for the easy workday!

From Fritz on Fri, May 11, 2012 at 14:09:42 from

Good luck to your students. Do you show them old war movies for the rest of the year? The Great Escape was a classic.

In case you are interested I am running my own 5k on the highland track tomorrow and then running ~10 more.

From Rob Murphy on Fri, May 11, 2012 at 14:16:45 from

Bret - I saw it with my kids. It wasn't THAT bad.

Fritz - there are just too many running options tomorrow. I'm meeting Jeff Shadley and Jon Kotter for a longish run tomorrow. You can join us if you want to change your plans. Think we might try to meet Jake's crew for breakfast after.

From Fritz on Fri, May 11, 2012 at 14:35:02 from

Where and when will you be running? Maybe I could catch the end of the run.

From Rob Murphy on Fri, May 11, 2012 at 14:50:01 from

Still working out the details but I think Memory Grove and up City Creek Canyon at 9 AM.

From Wesley Hunt on Sat, May 12, 2012 at 07:36:18 from

Rob - What about Sergeant York? Classic...and a go to film on Test Days.


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