Rob Murphy

October 19, 2018

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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: 27.50 Month: 91.95 Year: 1792.66
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.000.007.00

Seven miles in the am.

Both my boys and girls teams won the 5A Region III championships yesterday at Cottonwood Complex. Alta also had the individual winner in each race. My girls barely edged Jordan High School 31-32 . My boys won much more easily 30 - 68 over second place Copper Hills High School. My fabulous freshman, Whitney Paskins, cruised to an easy win while one of my sophomore boys, Kramer Morton, won the boys race in 16:08.My top 5 scoring girls averaged 19:45 and my top 5 boys averaged 16:56. Not bad.

Wierd how much more satisfaction I take in that than in my own running!

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Comments
From ACorn on Fri, Oct 07, 2011 at 13:06:13 from 68.66.168.22

Congrats on the win!

From Andrea on Fri, Oct 07, 2011 at 13:34:28 from 72.37.171.52

Your team did great! Must be the coaching :) I'm going to try to get off work a little early for the State Meet to come watch.

From Bret on Fri, Oct 07, 2011 at 14:48:38 from 64.128.133.66

Fantastic results from your teams Rob - that's really great.

From allie on Fri, Oct 07, 2011 at 17:16:15 from 24.10.191.18

congrats to your team. that's great!

From Rob Murphy on Fri, Oct 07, 2011 at 17:28:57 from 205.127.249.203

Thanks everyone.

Andrea - we have about 12 days until state. Maybe I can get you to join my girls for a run in between?

From dugco on Fri, Oct 07, 2011 at 17:31:00 from 199.44.94.193

Congrats on the 7-mile run! Oh, and the Region wins too.

Sophomore throwing down a 16:08 - nice. And in the snow to boot? Or did that let up by race time?

From Rob Murphy on Fri, Oct 07, 2011 at 17:40:20 from 205.127.249.203

Thanks Doug - yeah, Kramer is going to be a good one. The snow did let up and it was just cold and blustery at race time. Perfect XC weather!

From Jon on Fri, Oct 07, 2011 at 21:08:02 from 98.71.176.77

Wow, good job.

From jtshad on Sat, Oct 08, 2011 at 10:32:09 from 69.20.183.178

Congrats to Alta HS XC teams!

From TexasLindsey on Sat, Oct 08, 2011 at 19:13:54 from 70.253.139.28

What an accomplishment for them and you! Those kids are so lucky to have you for a coach!

I wish I could go back in time to HS and tell myself a thing or two... Back then I remember thinking that being a good runner was mostly about talent. Now I realize that talent is only part of the equation... But a huge part of how successful you are is HOW MUCH you run. I didn't even run in the off season.

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