Rob Murphy

Manatee River Run

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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. 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.

Personal:

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: 42.86 Month: 166.61 Year: 166.61
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
158.750.005.001.00164.75
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6 mile walk.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.000.007.00

PM: 7 miles on the treadmill. Worked gradually to sub 8 minute pace.

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2.000.000.000.002.00

PM: 2 miles and some heavy lifting.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.250.000.000.007.25

PM: 7.25 miles of elipticaling.

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PM: I scampered up and down the Jordan River for 5 miles.

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AM: Weights, core, jump roping

PM: 7 miles on the treadmill

Go Utes!
 

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I walked 11 miles today averaging about 17 minutes/mile.

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8 miles on the treadmill. Topped out at about 7:20 pace for a while.

Saw Ford vs. Ferrari in the afternoon. Tons of fun.

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Rest day.

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I ran 8 almost pain-free miles on the treadmill today. Words can't express how happy this makes me.

Now if I just had a team to coach...

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
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PM: 6.25 on the treadmill at between 8 and 8:30 pace. 1 mile on the helix.

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No running today. Trying not to overdo things.

Went to the school weight room and did lots of weights/core and some jump roping. Jumped rope for 6 minutes and gave myself a mile for that.

 

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You know what makes me sad? That I've never made Sasha's list of "favorite blogs".

Here's some things I'm really excited about today...

1. Henry David Thoureau and his cabin at Walden's Pond. Seriously, so cool!

2. My upcoming run

3. The arrival home for the holidays of child #1

4. The Montana Grizzlies taking on Weber State on ESPN, live on national TV, TONIGHT.

Running activity: 8.25 miles on the treadmill.

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AM: Started the day with a 2 mile walk in the snow followed by a little snow shoveling. Then 100 push-ups/sit-ups.

PM: 5 mile run at Liberty Park and some more walking.

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AM: 4 mile walk.

PM: 8 mile treadmill run.

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Rest day. Walked 4 miles after work with various combinations of my family.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.250.000.000.008.25

PM: 8.25 miles on the treadmill.

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4.250.000.000.004.25

AM: 150 push-ups, 150 sit-ups/abs, planks.

PM: 4.25 miles of cross training. Weights.

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8.25 miles on the treadmill in 70 minutes.

 

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AM: Today I ran the Gully Longer Run for the first time in forever!

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AM: Hardest workout in a long time...

3 easy cross training miles to warm-up, weights, 4 x 1/4 mile on the manual Woodway. I was gasping for breath after each one.

PM: 3 mile walk.

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I woke up pretty early this morning and listened to a Rich Roll podcast interview with Ryan Holiday. Both of these gentleman are admired by lots of people who's opinions I respect whereas I've always been lukewarm on both so I tried to listen to the rambling, 2 hour conversation with an open mind. So, yeah, justed drank my coffee and listened to some stoic philosophy adapted to 21st century America for a while. There were a couple helpful nuggets.

Nobody in the house woke up on time so I went to 9 am church by myself. Lots of cute kids in the Christmas peogram today. Got home as the rest of the family was getting ready to go to the 11 am service. I ate a cliff bar and went to the gym.

AM: 10 miles on the treadmill. Generally kept it easy. Topped out at 7:20 pace for a while.

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AM: Good run with Bret at the Round Valley trails in Park City today. We realized we've been going on runs together since 1981!

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AM: After my morning coffee and a bowl of oatmeal, I walked to the gym in a roundabout way. Went through a rigourous routine of strength training exercises and then soaked in the hot tub for a spell. Then I walked home and cleaned the house.

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AM: Today was my 40th consecutive Christmas day run dating back to 1979 when I was a freshman in high school. I believe I started it because back then I was always eager to try out my new running gear. Like my Sub-4 racing shorts and singlet or my Adidas Marathon '80 trainers.

I've had a lot of great ones over the years. Today's was just a 6.5 miler around greater Sugar House. Andy joined me for the first 2.5.

Heading to Florida by myself this afternoon to spend a few days with my mom and my sister and her family.

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AM: Relaxing 4 miles around the Hammock Park here in Dunedin. 

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Noonish: 9 miles easy around Dunedin. Stopped a lot to take pictures.

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Race: Manatee River Run (5 Miles) 00:33:05, Place overall: 11, Place in age division: 1
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AM: Ran the Manatee River Run in Palmetto Fl. for the third time today. Fun course with lots of twists and turns, about half on road and half on shell paths. Warm and humid. I ran well all things considered in my first race longer than a 5k in a long time.

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No running today. 5 mile walk around Dunedin. Went to church with my mom and then out to brunch after.

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AM: 5 miles easy out the Dunedin causway and back. 3 miles of walking.

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PM: 6.25 on the treadmill to close out the decade.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
158.750.005.001.00164.75
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