Rob Murphy

November 20, 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
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

I had a great run today with Jon Kotter, one of my former runners at Alta who now runs for BYU. Jon is a 28:48 10k guy on the track, so I felt really self conscious about my pathetic pace the entire run. But I'm glad he humored me.

We ended up running 15.5 miles in 1:58:22 (7:38). We meandered up through the University of Utah campus, down along the D-News 10k route into downtown, through the Gateway and then back to my house via Liberty Park.

According to my Garmin I burned 1,777 calories. How many pieces of pumpkin pie is that?

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From RivertonPaul on Thu, Nov 25, 2010 at 15:01:44 from

Enjoy your pie. You earned it.

From Burt on Thu, Nov 25, 2010 at 17:32:22 from


From Bret on Thu, Nov 25, 2010 at 17:33:23 from

That's a very cool tradition you have Rob to run with such an accomplished runner that you once coached. Glad you had a nice run today. You can have my slice of pie.

From jtshad on Thu, Nov 25, 2010 at 18:28:37 from

1 extra piece of pie and an extra least! Actually, go wild it is a fun day to get cozy and fat and happy!

From Jon on Thu, Nov 25, 2010 at 18:46:25 from

Forget a piece- I think you earned a whole pie! Happy Thanksgiving.

From Colby Park on Fri, Nov 26, 2010 at 03:38:39 from

Nice run, and thanksf or the thanksgiving wishes. It is definitely interesting celebrating such a big holiday in a country where nobody does. Keep up the good running!

From Wesley Hunt on Fri, Nov 26, 2010 at 10:46:44 from

Enough...I hope you indulged. That sounded like a great and very enjoyable run yesterday.

Have a great Thanksgiving weekend, Rob.



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