Rob Murphy

August 08, 2020

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Salt Lake City,Ut,

Member Since:

Feb 11, 2010



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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: 61.85 Month: 70.10 Year: 1576.54
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Hodge podge of a workout today. Since I was unmotivated but really wanted to get something quality in, I went with my go-to workout on such occasions - 10 x 200 at no particular pace with a 200 walk/jog recovery. I don't have a time goal because I don't run 200s often enough to have a goal. Generally I end up starting out at 38 or 39 and working my way down as close to 30 as possible. Today I was able to top out at 30.39 on #9. I was desperately trying to break 30.

I like 200s for the same reason the kids I coach like them. 

I also did some Sugar House Park loops including one loop with Andy. It's pretty warm out and he's a trooper. He saw his teacher running and that motivated him. He likes her.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From allie on Mon, Jun 27, 2016 at 06:53:17 from

fast! the last time i did 200s, i tore every muscle in my face.

From Jason D on Mon, Jun 27, 2016 at 23:09:43 from

My fastest 200 is about that. In spikes. At 30. I'm guessing you did these in some heavy trainers that probably need to be replaced.

I like 200s. You can do them as a stride or tack them on to intervals or do then as mile goal pace sessions or whatever. Easy to keep track of what lap you're on too.

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