Rob Murphy

September 21, 2017

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Location:

Salt Lake City,Ut,

Member Since:

Feb 11, 2010

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

Running Accomplishments:

I had some success in high school and college.

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.

Personal:

I teach AP U.S. History and other courses at Alta High School. I also coach the track and cross country teams at Alta.

Married, two kids - Abby and Andy

My Twitter  @murphy_rob

Miles:This week: 22.00 Month: 103.50 Year: 1334.71
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.650.000.000.005.65

4.15 miles in 36 minutes around the neighborhood.

I could say that at least I'm going to save a lot of $ on race entry fees this year. But no, I registered for a bunch of races months in advance. 

PM: 1.5 miles around the neighborhood. Stopped when the foot started hurting. 

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Comments
From Jake K on Sat, May 19, 2012 at 14:06:43 from 67.182.215.126

we missed ya this morning Rob!

From Rob Murphy on Sat, May 19, 2012 at 15:49:24 from 24.10.249.165

I drove around looking for the trailhead for a half hour and then gave up.

From Jake K on Sat, May 19, 2012 at 16:09:05 from 67.182.215.126

aww we waited around a bit and then just figured something had come up for you. i feel bad that i didnt explain it well. sorry rob.

From Rob Murphy on Sat, May 19, 2012 at 16:37:36 from 24.10.249.165

That's OK. I wouldn't have been able to hang with you guys or run 17 miles anyway.

From Jon on Sat, May 19, 2012 at 17:04:10 from 74.177.127.167

Are you already throwing in the towel on the whole year?

From Rob Murphy on Sat, May 19, 2012 at 17:19:26 from 24.10.249.165

Jon - it's 50% physical and 50% mental. I'm quickly loosing my ability to run fast. Even when I'm not injured I don't feel any life in my stride.

Once I come to terms with the idea that I can't race the way I used to and my pride stops getting in the way, I'll start racing again.

From Lily on Sat, May 19, 2012 at 17:22:44 from 67.199.178.210

What exactly is up with your foot? I'm sorry. chin up!

From Rob Murphy on Sat, May 19, 2012 at 17:32:10 from 24.10.249.165

Hey Lily - it's plantar fasciaitis or however you spell it. Plus what I'm starting to suspect might be arthritis in both knees. 1978-2012 is a longer career in a sport than most people have. I'll be OK. It's just a process I have to go through.

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