Rob Murphy

February 24, 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: 7.50 Month: 160.03 Year: 362.89
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

No running or physical activity of any kind.Parent teacher conferences.

Why is your class so hard? My child shouldn't have to do hard things.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From jtshad on Wed, Oct 02, 2013 at 08:06:59 from

Gotta love motivational parents...and the future leaers they are raising. Can they be much worse than the idiots we have in Washington, though?

From Rob on Wed, Oct 02, 2013 at 08:55:02 from

:) That's funny. My wife was saying she is worried about parent teacher conference today because one of the fathers is going to come in and get mad at her cause he can't figure out the math. First of all, it's 4th grade. Britt's response was going to be, "You're not suppose to figure it out, it's your kids homework"

Oh, and Happy Birthday!

From Jason D on Wed, Oct 02, 2013 at 13:04:24 from

I imagine you have seen a version of this circulating, but it speaks directly to your post:

From allie on Wed, Oct 02, 2013 at 20:21:37 from

...and when they get to college: "why is your class so hard? i shouldn't have to do hard things."

just today i had a student tell me she was going to drop my class because she didn't want to "deal" with the assigned course project.

From allie on Wed, Oct 02, 2013 at 20:24:43 from

also, happy october 1st. i hope there was room for at least a little celebration amidst all the conferencing.

From steve ash on Wed, Oct 02, 2013 at 20:43:47 from

Happy B-Day Rob. Sorry I was late.

From Rob Murphy on Wed, Oct 02, 2013 at 21:28:32 from

Thanks everyone.

Allie - It's all part of the process of natural selection don't you think? The weak pull themselves out of the game before it even starts.

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