Rob Murphy

August 11, 2020

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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: 15.55 Month: 85.65 Year: 1592.09
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

AM: Grandeur peak up-down.

The school board voted to open school pretty much as normal in a few weeks. Going to seem strange to be confined to a windowless room with 35 teenagers at a time. 

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Nora Jo on Wed, Jul 15, 2020 at 17:00:57 from

My school district has 3 options. The school board votes next week. I teach in a Title 1 school. My class enrollment is sitting at 26 first graders. Stay safe!

From Rob Murphy on Wed, Jul 15, 2020 at 20:27:54 from

You too. We will have to compare notes.

From Eva Splaine on Thu, Jul 16, 2020 at 07:39:20 from

No windows? I hope your room has good ventilation and air circulation, otherwise you might need to keep your classroom door open and bring a room fan to create a good flow of air.

From Jon on Thu, Jul 16, 2020 at 11:30:23 from

Eva, if you're concerned about spreading sickness, wouldn't you want to reduce airflow in the room?

Rob- just wondering, is your district doing social distancing, or having students or teachers wear masks or other measures?

From Rob Murphy on Thu, Jul 16, 2020 at 14:35:20 from

All students and teachers in Utah are required to wear masks Jon. Social distancing not possible.

From Jon on Thu, Jul 16, 2020 at 21:38:00 from

No final plans yet in SC, but they are saying they will do social distancing by only having 1/4 or 1/2 the students in class each day, with some days at school and some at home. Although they admit they have no idea how to socially distance on busses.

I wish they'd give parents an option to sign a waiver for their kid to go regular school with no restrictions. Many would take it.

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