Rob Murphy

January 24, 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: 27.75 Month: 151.50 Year: 151.50
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I ran 7 miles in the gully today with my favorite training partners, the Alta XC team.

Also, my favorite band ever, The Replacements, were inducted into the Rock N Roll Hall of Fame. And without ever producing a single hit.

These guys taught me that you could be a generally successful person while at the same time lacking ambition in the conventional sense.

So, a good day.

Once again, my twitter

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Jake K on Wed, Oct 16, 2013 at 18:16:16 from

A good day but no hot tub?

I accidentally deleted your voice mail... Meeting up there for a 9am start tomorrow? I thought that's what you said, but can't remember. Getting old.

From Vis on Wed, Oct 16, 2013 at 18:17:15 from

Here comes Dick. He's wearing a skirt.

Here comes Jane and she's sporting a chain.

Paul Westerberg is a genius.

From Rob Murphy on Wed, Oct 16, 2013 at 18:32:53 from

Androgynous right?

Good to know there are some mats fans on the blog.

From LWH on Thu, Oct 17, 2013 at 07:59:29 from

Yep, you can't go wrong with the replacements. And conventional ambition is way overrated (at least that's what I tell myself when I think about some of my more eccentric professional moves!).

From Rob on Thu, Oct 17, 2013 at 08:15:21 from

Maybe you could get a grant to put treadmills in your classroom. Then you could teach history while the students are running. I think this could really catch on.

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