Rob Murphy

November 17, 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

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 45.25 Year: 1253.17
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I did something bad to my right knee running in the gully on Wednesday and I can't run. This might be a good thing since I know it's not too severe (it feels better today than it did yesterday) but it's forcing me to take some time off which might help my PF as well.

Just focusing on my team and their training and various psychosis. They are a high maintenance group this year. 

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From jtshad on Fri, Oct 12, 2012 at 08:31:03 from

First off congrats to your Alta XC team! Your tuteledge and their athleticism has shone through this year.

I hope your knee is alright. I am sorry for your continued struggles with the PF. Remember that running is a passion and hobby and there is more to you than just this aspect of your life. I know it is hard, but with a wise recovery you will find the joy again once you are healed up.

From Rob Murphy on Fri, Oct 12, 2012 at 08:34:35 from

Thanks Jeff. I know I'll be all right eventually and that when I can return to serious training and racing that I will be mentally re-charged and ready to go.

From Bret on Fri, Oct 12, 2012 at 08:39:38 from

Sorry to hear about your knee. But you seem to be keeping it in a good perspective and focus on your team is good for your and for them. Here's to a good recovery and recharge.

From Jake K on Fri, Oct 12, 2012 at 08:45:34 from

You'll get an adrenaline surge and the knee will heal up once Kramer runs like 14:30 next week :-)

From Rob Murphy on Fri, Oct 12, 2012 at 08:50:52 from

True Jake. You know, the Sugarhouse course is deceptive. Plenty of good times have been run on it but it's hard to get a rhythm going if you know what I mean. It throws a lot of different elements at you. But I think my boys will do OK.

It will be good for my sagging ego to see at least one Alta runner up front with the American Fork and Davis juggernauts!

From Jake K on Fri, Oct 12, 2012 at 08:55:50 from

Its a really hard course to get into a rhythm on. Heck, the ROAD loop is hard to get into a rhythm on!

I think you've prepared him well - Kramer should be going into this w/ a boatload of confidence.

From Wesley Hunt on Fri, Oct 12, 2012 at 11:41:02 from

Rob - Hate to hear about your knee. Perhaps you can use the extra time to learn a new skill...

Seriously, I hope you're back at it soon. Stay positive, brother.

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