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: 25.00 Month: 81.75 Year: 2127.77
Race: Sandy Classic 5k (3.11 Miles) 00:18:42, Place overall: 11, Place in age division: 1
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

Might write up a lengthy race report later. Fun to get out and race a road 5k. 5Ks are hard.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Glory in the long run on Tue, Jul 04, 2017 at 09:53:50 from

5ks are hard. And then a 10K is a different kind of hard, length rather than strength. In a 5K you push in a 10K you pull?

Nice job, your longevity and persistence credit you greatly.

From Rob Murphy on Tue, Jul 04, 2017 at 10:57:03 from

Thanks for that!

From steve ash on Wed, Jul 05, 2017 at 16:23:38 from

Congrats on the division win:) And also for helping to keep the sport alive.

From Tom K on Thu, Jul 06, 2017 at 07:00:20 from

Very fast! Congratulations on the AG win!

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