Rob Murphy

August 03, 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: 8.00 Month: 16.25 Year: 1522.69
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

Four miles in 34:46 this morning. Not feeling good. Plunked down some $ on some supposed miraculous shoe inserts yesterday. They were less than miraculous.

I have to admit I'm wallowing in a bit of self pity now and I no longer read most of the blogs here - especially those of successful runners who are able to train hard. They just make me feel like a loser. 

We went up to Park City for the day after church. Went to the park, out to lunch, walked up and down Main St. eating ice cream, and ran up and down the steps to City Hall. Ann and I wondered whether a retired teacher could afford a one bedroom condo in Park City?  

Went for a walk around Sugarhouse which was recently named "one of the ten best neighborhoods in America" by some organization that is an authority on such things. Beautiful afternoon, nice walk. 

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Rob on Sun, Oct 07, 2012 at 09:54:49 from

Well, my blog is perfect for you then. You can visit any time.

Sorry your inserts didn't help.

From Jake K on Sun, Oct 07, 2012 at 10:17:14 from

I lost the pumpkin run yesterday, so you are safe still reading mine.

From Rob on Sun, Oct 07, 2012 at 10:30:18 from

Someone told Jake 'second place is the first loser' when he was a child.

From Jon on Sun, Oct 07, 2012 at 13:03:10 from

Try barefoot running?

From Lulu Walls on Mon, Oct 08, 2012 at 15:45:15 from

Sorry Rob. If you need to feel better about yourself you can always read my blog :)

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