Rob Murphy

Cottonwood Heights Turkey Thing

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Location:

Salt Lake City,Ut,

Member Since:

Feb 11, 2010

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

Running Accomplishments:

I had some success in high school and college.

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.

Personal:

I teach AP U.S. History and other courses at Alta High School. I also coach the track and cross country teams at Alta.

Married, two kids - Abby and Andy

My Twitter  @murphy_rob

Miles:This week: 14.40 Month: 165.60 Year: 829.68
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196.250.003.117.25206.61
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Rest. Watched the Jazz game, World Series, and the PBS American Experience about the Battle of Chosin and the AWESOME First Marine Division in Korea. You can watch it at pbs.org/americanexperience

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8.250.000.000.008.25

AM: 30 times up and down the stadium steps. 100 push-ups, 100 sit-ups.

PM: 6.25 miles at Liberty Park.

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4.000.000.000.004.00

Easy 4 around the neighborhood.

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4.500.000.000.004.50

4.5 treadmill miles. Feeling better.

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13.000.000.000.0013.00

AM: 13 miles around Sugar House. 7:45 pace. This run had positive and negative elements.

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Great run up at the Round Vally trails in Park City, UT. 12.25 rolling miles at 7:40 pace. Also got in a pretty good strength/plyo workout at the outdoor gym which is something I love and wish we had here in Salt Lake.

As is my wont, my mind wandered to the greatest Minnesotans of all time while out on the trails. My top 6...

F. Scott Fitzgerald, Paul Westerberg, Bob Dylan, Charles M. Schulz, Prince, Hubert Humphrey.

I'm sure this list will provoke a lot of anger and generate wild controversy. If you don't like it, feel free to make your own list of great Minnesotans.

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5 miles on the stair master. Had a nice conversation with Jared Campbell who will be speaking at the Alta cross country banquet on Wednesday. We're pretty excited about that.

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5.000.000.002.007.00

4 mile warm-up

8 x 400 between 82 and 86. 200 meter walk/jog recovery.

Cool down.

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Rest day.

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6.25 miles and then one mile of hill sprints in the gully - up and downhill. Hot tub and a swim after.

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6.250.000.000.006.25

Home, 3 laps around Sugar House, back home.

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10.25 miles on the Round Valley trails in Park City. 7:35 pace.

PM: Easy jog, lots of rope jumping, weights.

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9.500.000.000.5010.00

8.25 miles at 7:29 pace.

6 X 100 meter striders

2 X 25 yard bear crawls

1.75 mile jog

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PM: Easy 2 miles. Basically a day off.

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11.500.000.000.0011.50

AM: 6.5 neighborhood miles. Typical slow early morning pace.

PM: 5 more leisurely miles out on Stansbury Island

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4.250.000.000.004.25

1.25 mile warm-up

weights, strength training

3 miles on the stairmaster - pretty hard.

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Rest Day - Sore from the weights

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7.000.000.002.509.50

Treadmill fartlek alternating hard/easy quarters.

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4.250.000.000.755.00

3.25 miles easy.

10 hill sprints on the big hill at Sugar House Park.

1 mile easy.

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15 miles at Jeremy Ranch. 7:49 pace. Great run.

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Rest day.

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6.250.000.000.506.75

6.75 miles at Liberty Park. Included 6 long striders.

I'm not ashamed to admit that I felt a little bit of ZIP in my legs tonight.

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3.000.000.000.003.00

Easy couple laps around Liberty Park. 2 mile walk with Ann afterwards.

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Race: Cottonwood Heights Turkey Thing (3.11 Miles) 00:18:50, Place overall: 14, Place in age division: 1
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6.000.003.110.009.11

1 mile around the neighborhood to wake up. Heading off to the Turkey Trot now...

Fun race. I ran 18:50 and won my age group. Snowy/slushy on the roads. The first half of the race was a steady uphill and the last was more downhill. Splits were 6:22, 6:19, 5:50. Balke Bennion won the overall which was AWESOME. Abby won her age group and also a $50.00 gift card to Dick's Sporting Goods. I took enough bananas to make back my entry fee. 

Early PM: 4 easy miles around Sugar House Park.

All this almost made up for Trump's crappy Secretary of Education pick (wouldn't be Thanksgiving without a little politics thrown in right?)

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11.250.000.000.0011.25

Gully Longer Run with Blake and Kramer in deep snow. Weights and core after - and a hot tub soak.

PM: 4 muddy miles on the BST with Abigail

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5 easy miles around Liberty Park.

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16 miles around Sugar House at 7:50 pace. Trying to beat the Blizzardo Diablo that's supposed to be rolling in later today.

PM: 2 mile walk. Push-ups/Sit-ups

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4.000.000.000.004.00

4 miles easy on the treadmill.

5 x 1 minute jump rope.

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9.25 around Alta Hig Scoo (what our broken sign out front says). Comfy pace. I thought about becomming a writer which is something I do when I'm running. I tell myself that the entire world must be interested in my profound thoughts. But when the run is finished they don't seem that profound anymore.

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Easy run around the school environs. Legs are sore from squats yesterday. 

I was disappointed to see the raggedy ripped up American flag we are flying out in front of the school. I guess school district budgets are tight.

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196.250.003.117.25206.61
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