Rob Murphy

October 13, 2019

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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

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Six and a quarter at 5 am around the park.

Region championship cross country tonight. My girls haven't won since 2005. Hoping to change that.

Region IV Cross Country Meet Report

Girls Varsity:

1. Alta (41), 2. American Fork (72), 3. Jordan (86), 4. Lone Peak (88), 5. Pleasant Grove (111), 6.  Hillcrest (133), 7. Brighton (466,321)

My Girls Times  (with pre-region time on the same course in August in parenthases)

 Carolyn Webber 19:58 (21:06), Sierra Knapp 20:11 (20:53), Kim Arbon 20:14 (21:21),  Celeste Gutzman 20:15 (20:26), Sierra Murri 20:17 (20:50), Tiffany Morris 20:40 (21:15), Kaitlyn Syndergaard 21:13 (22:07)

 My boys team finished 5th out of 7 teams and failed to qualify for to state meet. It is my first team ever to fail to make it to state. Although, they are far from the slowest team I have coached. Considering that 6 of my 7 guys are in their first year running, they didn't do too bad. Here's their times plus their improvement from six weeks earlier..

Ryan Fuller 17:24 (17:34)  - qualified for state as an individual

Tyler Ross 17:35 (18:13) - qualified for state as an individual

Bradd Biggs 17:45 (18:46) - a sophomore

Kramer Morton 17:50 (19:09) - a freshman

Brandon Gardenhire 17:58 (18:42)

Conner Anderson 18:09 (19:29) - a sophomore

Chandler Morton ????


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From Adam RW on Fri, Oct 08, 2010 at 08:41:30 from

Good Luck to all and hope they have fun...

From dugco on Fri, Oct 08, 2010 at 08:48:52 from

Good grief! As in your season is winding down already? Good Luck - tear em up.

From jtshad on Fri, Oct 08, 2010 at 09:55:55 from

Good luck to your team tonight!

From Rob Murphy on Fri, Oct 08, 2010 at 10:32:18 from

Yeah Doug, we have this thing called "winter" here. Alaska has their state championships this weekend I think.

Our state meet is October, 20th. Even then, we run the risk of a foot of snow on the course. After that, I have a full month to get my girls to keep their focus and get ready for Nike Southwest in Arizona.

From dugco on Fri, Oct 08, 2010 at 10:42:41 from

Oh yahhhh - we had that once a few years back. Nasty stuff - you can keep it. State Meet still six weeks out for us.

From dugco on Sun, Oct 10, 2010 at 11:22:01 from

Congrats to the girls -awesome! Nice tight grouping for the young men - great things in their futures.

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