Rob Murphy

August 08, 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: 61.85 Month: 70.10 Year: 1576.54
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

Nice run this afternoon.

Started out with an easy 1.25  miles on the treadmill then did about 10 minutes of stretching. Then I did 9 miles in 60 minutes keeping the pace around 6:30 most of the way.

Not quite a "workout", but getting there. Felt good. Hot tub after. I did this at the Sandy gym, not Sugar House, so all the jets worked in the hot tub.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From MarkS on Thu, Dec 11, 2014 at 19:22:49 from

Sounds like quite a workout to me.

From Rob Murphy on Fri, Dec 12, 2014 at 06:00:10 from

Thanks Mark. I need to get to where 6 minute pace feels comfortable for a long time.

From MarkS on Fri, Dec 12, 2014 at 16:52:04 from

Do you have a specific race your working toward, or are you just trying to get into racing form?

From Rob Murphy on Fri, Dec 12, 2014 at 18:18:29 from

I'm running a 5 mile race in Florida in a couple weeks. I'd like to break 30. Also have USATF cross country in February. After that I don't know.

From MarkS on Sat, Dec 13, 2014 at 09:59:51 from

Good luck in the race in Florida. Going from SLC to Florida, you will be full of energy, so as long as the heat and humidity don't get to you, you should have a great race. Also, in going from SLC to Florida you will be able to get rid of winter sweats etc. Instant weight loss without muscle loss.

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