Rob Murphy

January 25, 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: 35.75 Month: 159.50 Year: 159.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

13.25 in 1:40 around Sugar House Park. 

I ran without a shirt on November 30.

Heading down to Alta now to run Kramer and Braydon through their last real workout before Foot Locker West next Saturday.

Great workout with Kramer this afternoon. after a 2 mile warm-up he did 1 X 800 and 2 X 300. His splits were 1:55.39, 39, 39.

Braydon ran 2:02, 42, 41.

Last week he did a 4 mile tempo and his splits were 5:20, 5:20, 5:16, 5:01. 

I think he's going to make a big statement at Foot Locker.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From DaveM on Sat, Nov 30, 2013 at 13:38:54 from

I see people running overdressed a lot this time of the year. If the temp is 50 degrees or more and the sun is out, running without a shirt works best. You've increased your milage, besides enjoying running, are you training for a race?

From Rob Murphy on Sat, Nov 30, 2013 at 13:44:57 from

That's true Dave. If you're comfortable when you're just starting out, you will be too hot within a mile.

52 and sunny here. Couldn't pass up the opportunity to soak up some Vitamin D.

From Rob Murphy on Sat, Nov 30, 2013 at 14:01:57 from

Oh… the race. I'm not training for anything in particular but I am thinking about trying to find a good out of town race in late January or February. Some place warm.

From Jake K on Sat, Nov 30, 2013 at 19:04:00 from

You get fully automatic timing on that 800? Or just go by the Garmin? :-)

Those are awesome runs (for both of those guys!). I can't wait to see how they do next weekend.

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