Rob Murphy

July 21, 2018

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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: 62.80 Month: 144.91 Year: 1354.90
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
20.000.000.000.0020.00

20 miles around the neighborhood and Sugar House this morning. Time was 2:26:50 for a 7:20 average. Not bad considering I didn't dip under 8 minutes until mile 4.

First 20 miler of 2015 and it's not even July!

Just realized I'm going to Mormon church this afternoon. #suit #tie #100 degrees! I'll think cool until then.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Comments
From Wesley Hunt on Sun, Jun 21, 2015 at 09:38:00 from 70.215.134.91

That's a good effort, Rob. Happy Father's Day!

From Fritz on Sun, Jun 21, 2015 at 13:00:38 from 65.130.24.107

Nice run Rob! Are you going to a runner's farewell? I always found the post church farewell parties to be fun.

From Rob Murphy on Sun, Jun 21, 2015 at 13:06:43 from 24.10.247.181

You got it Fritz. Blake Bennion's from here on the blog.

Check out his race report from yesterday.

From Tom Slick on Mon, Jun 22, 2015 at 11:25:54 from 168.179.158.193

Hope you did your miles prior to 6am?

From steve ash on Mon, Jun 22, 2015 at 11:41:43 from 67.2.75.218

Good to see you out doing a long run Rob. Do you think you might make another attempt at the marathon sometime in the future?

From emruns on Mon, Jun 22, 2015 at 12:41:58 from 67.2.8.34

They usually keep the inside of the church just a few degrees above freezing in the summer. You should be nice and cool.

From Rob Murphy on Mon, Jun 22, 2015 at 13:14:50 from 24.10.247.181

Emily - it was pretty cool in the church. I was more referring to the 50 yard walk from my air conditioned car to the air conditioned church :-)

Steve - Thanks. The thought is always lurking somewhere in the back of my mind.

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