Rob Murphy

January 21, 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: 10.25 Month: 134.00 Year: 134.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

Fifty years old today. There's no denying it...I'm officially middle age now. :-)

I'd also like to wish former president Jimmy Carter a happy 90th birthday today. That means he was turning 40 the day I was born.

I have a student in my first period class who is turning 17 today. So she was born on my 33rd birthday. Sheesh!

PM: 6.25 miles at cross country practice. Plus some push-ups, sit-ups, and lunges. Plus a quick soak in the hot tub. Now 4 more hours of parent-teacher conferencing!

Guess who else was born on 10/1? Hall of Famer Rod Carew - he converted.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From dugco on Wed, Oct 01, 2014 at 05:54:52 from

Happy Birthday, Rob. Welcome to the club!

From Bret on Wed, Oct 01, 2014 at 06:02:26 from

Happy Birthday Old Man!

From Jake K on Wed, Oct 01, 2014 at 06:13:52 from

You know what I say - round that DOWN!


From jtshad on Wed, Oct 01, 2014 at 06:24:05 from

Happy birthday! You are as young as you feel...a few brews help you forget too! Have a great day and see you tomorrow!

From Rob Murphy on Wed, Oct 01, 2014 at 08:48:18 from

Thanks guys. Looking forward to my second half century

From MarkS on Wed, Oct 01, 2014 at 09:19:56 from

Happy Birthday!

I hope you have a wonderful day!

Life gets better after 50!!

From JPark on Wed, Oct 01, 2014 at 09:21:27 from

Happy Birthday! You da man.

From Smooth on Wed, Oct 01, 2014 at 10:11:58 from

Happy Birthday, young man! :)

From Amiee on Wed, Oct 01, 2014 at 10:53:11 from

Happy Birthday Rob! You're barely old enough to be my Dad :)

From Rob Murphy on Wed, Oct 01, 2014 at 10:57:48 from

Yeah Amiee, if I had knocked someone up in high school :)

From Josh E on Wed, Oct 01, 2014 at 11:01:06 from


From Bret on Wed, Oct 01, 2014 at 18:25:09 from

I see what you did there...:)

From SpencerSimpson on Wed, Oct 01, 2014 at 22:08:27 from

Happy bday Rob. You the "middle aged" man! MIH

From Steve on Wed, Oct 01, 2014 at 22:19:39 from

Hope to see you guys this weekend. Happy bday. I know the feeling of age. My co pilot this week was 25. I'm starting to feel like a dad at a job where I was always the young guy.

From Jason D on Wed, Oct 01, 2014 at 22:36:29 from

Happy birthday, Rob. Hopefully the parent-teacher conferences weren't too painful. Looks like the boys did quite well today though.

From Rob Murphy on Wed, Oct 01, 2014 at 22:46:21 from

You know Jason, this year's team is one of my favorites. They're just a solid group. If I can get them to believe in themselves a little more, I just might have something.

From Jon on Thu, Oct 02, 2014 at 04:35:04 from

Happy birthday to a great guy! (I'm referring to you. Don't know carter)

From Fritz on Thu, Oct 02, 2014 at 08:48:13 from

Happy Birthday Rob!

1964 was an important year* (in order of importance):

10/1 Rob Murphy is born

1/11 Surgeon General reports that smoking may be hazardous

10/15 Dr. Martin Luther King awarded Nobel Peace Prize

President Johnson signs bill enacting Medicare

US begins bombing North Vietnam

Pontiac introduces the "GTO" or "Gran Turismo Omologato"

My Fair Lady wins best picture, Mary Poppins released

Gilligan's Island and Pink Panther premiere

Born: Stephen Colbert, Jeff Bezos, Nicolas Cage, Chris Farley, Keanu Reeves, Sandra Bullock, Matt Dillon, Michelle Obama, Russell Crowe, Bridget Fonda, Lenny Kravitz, Glenn Beck (debatable)

Can't Buy Me Love (Beatles) top single

Liz Taylor's 5th marriage

(*this list is not all inclusive)

From Josh E on Thu, Oct 02, 2014 at 09:08:36 from

Wow - I'm glad I commented on this to get Fritz's list.

Is it debatable that Glenn Beck was born in 1964 or that he is human? I think we can all agree that he's important inasmuch as he is the antichrist.

From Fritz on Thu, Oct 02, 2014 at 10:52:40 from

to clarify, it is debatable whether he should be in the list. I don't have any reason to believe that he wasn't born in 1964. Of course everyone and all events listed are debatable.

From Rob Murphy on Thu, Oct 02, 2014 at 12:25:11 from

Man, Chris Farley would be 50?

Some people should die young.

From steve ash on Thu, Oct 02, 2014 at 16:37:04 from

Happy Birthday Rob!

By the way I liked Chris Farley man..

From allie on Thu, Oct 02, 2014 at 17:01:39 from

happy birthday.

From Christie on Sat, Oct 04, 2014 at 09:22:15 from

Happy late Murphy Day!

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