Rob Murphy

July 23, 2019

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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: 4.50 Month: 67.00 Year: 830.85
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I was up early this morning for a sight seeing run around the city. From my hotel ( I ran down to the East River and then along the waterfront to the Brooklyn Bridge. Crossed the bridge into Manhattan and then basically wandered around. Went to Ground Zero, which I haven't seen since 9/11. I think 6:30 on a Sunday morning may be the best time. Probably the best time for this run as there was no traffic and I was able to run easily through the streets.

Can't wait to get home to Utah and see Ann and the kids. They adopted a dog while I've been here in New York, so we have an addition to the family that I haven't met yet. He's a year old lab named "Summit". Not a fan of the name at all and will do my best to get it changed.

I'll be heading the the airport several hours before my flight to try to deal with my lack of ID with the TSA. Should be fun. 

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Smooth on Sun, Jul 17, 2011 at 09:42:32 from

running the city on a quiet Sunday morning is the best way to sight see NY! NICE run!

Have a safe trip home! Can't wait to hear how TSA treat you, probably not as friendly as "Summit"!

From allie on Sun, Jul 17, 2011 at 09:49:03 from

sounds like you learned a lot of great stuff this week! nice sight seeing run. safe travels back to utah.

From Andrea on Sun, Jul 17, 2011 at 14:20:35 from

You'll have to post a pic of the new pup! Summit is a great name :o) FYI - keep me in mind if you ever need a dogsitter!

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