Rob Murphy

December 08, 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: 28.25 Year: 1313.17
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AM: 6.25 miles. Becomming our standard Alta XC morning run.

Kramer update to some questions and comments from Jake, Andrea, Riley, Bret etc...

Kramer really enjoyed his visit last weekend at Georgetown. He liked the team atmosphere, coaches, and location a lot. And it's Georgetown. 

He had a visit scheduled this weekend at Wisconsin but the Wisconsin coaches cancelled on him saying they had to go out of town to "watch some meets". Not sure what's going on with that.

So he's going to the Air Force Academy tomorrow through Sunday. Coach Juli Benson (Henner back in the day) is really impressive, 1996 Olympian in the 1500, and a great coach of the future in my opinion, is working hard on him. Air Force is, of course, free to all.

The BYU visit a couple weeks ago went great but they aren't trying very hard and seem to assume that he's going there because he's LDS and from Utah and they have a great program. They did not offer him a full scholarship despite his state championship, foot locker finalist, and 4:14 as a Junior.

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From Jake K on Thu, Nov 07, 2013 at 19:57:19 from

I hope they take him for a run at Garden of the Gods while in CO Springs. That's one of the best places Andrea and I have ever run. One of the very rare times I carried a camera with me!

From Jon on Thu, Nov 07, 2013 at 20:02:53 from

I think it would be awesome if he went DII, or at least gave them a look. Western, Adams, and Mines (all in Colorado) have great teams and are near mountains. If he's into that kind of thing. When I was there, Western had multiple Olympians and used to mix it up with the top DI teams.

From Rob Murphy on Thu, Nov 07, 2013 at 20:20:14 from

You're right about that Jon. None of those schools have reached out to him or even sent him a letter. He'd surely listen if they did.

From Jon on Fri, Nov 08, 2013 at 19:22:55 from

Maybe he can drop their coaches a note. Just an idea.

From Bret on Mon, Nov 11, 2013 at 03:34:13 from

Sounds like he's got some really decent options. I think getting the best academics for the best offer of scholarship is going to serve him well in the long run - even if he's really just looking for the best school for his running career.

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