Rob Murphy

July 23, 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: 4.50 Month: 67.00 Year: 830.85
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

13 miles in 1:38 mostly around Sugarhouse Park.

A first for me on my run today. I saw a bald eagle in the park. My first two laps around it was sitting in a tree. On my third lap around he was sitting on the iced over pond eating what I think was a duck.

I saw this morning that Ron Paul is in a statistical tie for first in Iowa. We could elect him president so we could get rid of clearly unconstitutional laws like the Federal Endangered Species Act. There is no constitutional authority that grants such power to protect critters to the federal government.

 Then I could go over to the park and blast that bird.

Looking forward to lunch at the Fiddlers Elbow with a bunch of blog folks. Then Ann and I are headed up to the Alta Peruvian Lodge to cash in my free room I won at the Downhill Dash this year.


Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Jake K on Mon, Dec 19, 2011 at 13:59:16 from

Very cool to see a bald eagle in SH. I saw one up in the Uintas this past summer and it was an amazing sight.

Enjoy the clean air up at Alta!

From allie on Mon, Dec 19, 2011 at 14:09:58 from

cool sighting! enjoy your vacation time.

From Jon on Mon, Dec 19, 2011 at 23:01:51 from

I imagine that law would be pretty far down on the list. First have to deal with ending our wars and the fed, then getting entitlements under control. Next, Dept of Homeland Security (no more TSA), Interior, Energy, HUD, and Education.

You think getting rid of Dept of Education would help our schools improve?

From Rob Murphy on Mon, Dec 19, 2011 at 23:42:19 from


That comment was just for you Jon. I actually was composing it in my head while I was running.

I would have been hurt had you not responded. :)

From Jon on Tue, Dec 20, 2011 at 22:05:38 from

Half my comments are for you, as well. I could tell when you were aiming at me.

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