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: 8.00 Month: 16.25 Year: 1522.69
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

AM: Half mile walk with the dog.

Could be the most beautiful morning ever here in Salt Lake. We picked up Ann from work at 8 am and then got some breakfast at the Corner Cafe on the way down from the U. I just had a cup of coffee though as I had already had a sensible breakfast of Grape Nuts with blackberries. Now I'm going to take the kids to church for "Vacation Bible School" kickoff.

I will get in a few miles after Ann gets up and before we go bowling with Jake, Andrea, Fritz, Fiddy, Allie and a few other blog folks. 

PM: Walked to the gym and back. While at the gym I did 6.25 miles on the treadmill starting at 7 mph and working up to 8.5.

Walking home I saw a sign in a yard that said, "an old fisherman lives here with his best catch".

I'm pretty sure Ann won't go for a sign like that in our yard when we get old. Of course I don't fish. 

Went bowling with Ann and the kids this afternoon. I rolled a 139 and a 131. Ann did 144 for her second game. Had a lot of fun with a bunch of young folks from the blog including Fritz, the reigning king of local marathons, who was doing pretty well considering his 2:22 marathon yesterday.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From allie on Sun, May 20, 2012 at 18:24:41 from

you and ann have some serious bowling talent, and your kids aren't far behind. i was very impressed. i don't even think i could lift a bowling ball until i was 14.

in case you missed it: i bowled a 37 in game #2.

From Jake K on Sun, May 20, 2012 at 18:25:18 from

You need to put a asterisk next to those scores, they were aided :-)

From Rob Murphy on Sun, May 20, 2012 at 18:50:57 from

Jake - shhhhh!

Allie - 37. Really? How is that even possible?

From allie on Sun, May 20, 2012 at 18:57:39 from

11 gutter balls. it's possible.

From Rob Murphy on Sun, May 20, 2012 at 19:26:24 from

You should have been bowling with us. The Murphy's had no gutter balls.

From Teena Marie on Sun, May 20, 2012 at 19:52:34 from

You guys/gals rock!!! :) :) :)

What a fun day!

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