Rob Murphy

Sandy Classic 5k

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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: 15.00 Month: 125.35 Year: 377.35
Race: Sandy Classic 5k (3.11 Miles) 00:18:33, Place overall: 11, Place in age division: 1
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

Donned the ridiculously small BOA flag shorts for the annual Sandy Classic 5k. I ran 9 seconds faster than last year and averaged 5:59/mile! Decided to just race and run by feel so I didn't wear a watch and don't know my splits. Great race.

As usual, neighborhood parade now.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Jason D on Wed, Jul 04, 2018 at 11:43:05 from

I have those shorts! Strong effort. Iíve been finding lately I love running by effort. I still wear my watch but check the data later.

Happy 4th, Rob.

From steve ash on Wed, Jul 04, 2018 at 12:42:38 from

Really Nice Rob. 9 second PR is fantastic. Nice work.

From Rob Murphy on Wed, Jul 04, 2018 at 12:55:20 from

Thanks Steve, but that's 9 seconds faster than last year. Several minutes away from my PR!

From steve ash on Wed, Jul 04, 2018 at 13:04:19 from

Sorry that is what I meant:)

From Bret on Thu, Jul 05, 2018 at 07:01:14 from

Great racing Rob - very impressive.

From jtshad on Thu, Jul 05, 2018 at 07:04:30 from

Nice race!

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