Rob Murphy

November 19, 2019

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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: 0.00 Month: 45.25 Year: 1253.17
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

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
From Jake K on Sat, May 19, 2012 at 14:06:43 from

we missed ya this morning Rob!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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