Rob Murphy

January 21, 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: 10.25 Month: 134.00 Year: 134.00
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Half road, half trail in City Creek Canyon. Longest run in a while.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From MarkS on Sat, Oct 25, 2014 at 15:53:51 from

Gotta love "City Creek Canyon".

You made me homesick.

From Rob Murphy on Sat, Oct 25, 2014 at 16:19:05 from

I ran in shorts, no shirt. I think November starts next week if I'm reading the calendar right.

It was beautiful up there.

From Vis on Sat, Oct 25, 2014 at 22:15:51 from

I've got a question for you, yet I'm sure that some of this info could be gleaned by perusing your blog. I'm going to ask anyway.

Who are your coaching influences? And what are some coaching books you think all coaches should read?

I hope this isn't premature, but I do know that xc coaches reflect quite a bit this time of year. Additionally, you'll probably thinking about these things as you transition at the end of Spring to a different locale. Look forward to hearing from you.

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