Rob Murphy

Sour Grapes Half Marathon

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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: 13.50 Month: 92.75 Year: 92.75
Race: Sour Grapes Half Marathon (13.1 Miles) 01:27:30, Place overall: 3, Place in age division: 1
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This was a trail race. Hilly, especially for Minnesota, 75 degrees humid, and twisty-turny. Super fun course to run - two 6.55 mile loops. I missed the win by a little over a minute but I'm really happy with this race.

Abby ran it with me and did a 1:57:40 for 7th among the women and 1st in her age group. Not bad considering her previous longest run was 11 miles.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Jason D on Sat, Jun 11, 2016 at 17:57:57 from

Good times all around! I imagine 75 and humid is not comfortable for someone used to dry air.

From steve ash on Sat, Jun 11, 2016 at 18:18:02 from

Congratulations Rob and Abby. Good memories..

From Bret on Sat, Jun 11, 2016 at 18:25:54 from

Nice race to you both!

From RileyCook on Sat, Jun 11, 2016 at 19:55:29 from

Awesome job Rob! That's a great time for a trail race. And congrats to Abby; what a debut!

From jtshad on Mon, Jun 13, 2016 at 08:31:46 from

Nice race, hope you are having a good trip.

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