Rob Murphy

January 21, 2020

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Location:

Salt Lake City,Ut,

Member Since:

Feb 11, 2010

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

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.

Personal:

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: 10.25 Month: 134.00 Year: 134.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
20.000.000.000.0020.00

Interesting morning.

I really wanted to get in a nice long run early before it got too hot. But Abby woke up early with me and, since I feel like I haven't seen my kids at all this week, we loaded the dog in the car and went to the park. So I didn't get going on the run until after 8. By then it was getting warm and my motivation was lagging.

So I headed out unsure of exactly what I was going to do or how far I was going to run. Usually not a recipe for a quality run. So I was plodding along 21st East towards Foothill when I ran into James Moore (fiddy) running much faster than me in the opposite direction. I believe he was sent by God to provide me some motivation :) I made a U-Turn, convinced him to make a short detour past my house so I could grab some Gatoraid and a GU and joined him for the rest of the run.

So, managed a nice, hard, hilly 20 miler with a lot of good conversation.Quite a few miles in the low to mid sixes in the middle and a long, hard slog up to Wasatch Blvd. around 11 miles. Ended up doing 20 in 2:22 (7:07 pace). 80 degrees at the end.

All in all, a really good run as I push towards Twin Cities in a few weeks. Thanks James! Hope I didn't slow you down too much.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Comments
From fiddy on Sun, Aug 28, 2011 at 17:19:28 from 174.23.140.68

It was still a fast run for me. I think I may have done something silly if left to my own devices.

From jtshad on Sun, Aug 28, 2011 at 18:23:45 from 69.20.183.178

A great training run. Looking forward to seeing all of you next weekend. I will call you this week to finalize our plans.

From Jake K on Sun, Aug 28, 2011 at 19:49:09 from 67.177.21.60

Rob are you still running your guys up at Alta on Wednesdays? I was thinking of heading up one day after work this week, but if you guys go right after school gets out that might be too early for me.

From Rob Murphy on Sun, Aug 28, 2011 at 20:34:45 from 98.202.141.17

Jake - yeah, but we'll be up there in Thursday this week since we have a meet on Wednesday.Join us if you can.

From Jake K on Mon, Aug 29, 2011 at 10:30:23 from 155.100.226.53

I'll try to, depending on whether I can get out of work early enough. What time do you start running?

From Steve on Tue, Aug 30, 2011 at 22:06:49 from 12.200.234.20

Perfect long run! Glad you didn't invite me on one that fast.

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