Rob Murphy

August 04, 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: 17.30 Month: 25.55 Year: 1531.99
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

6.25 miles on the treadmill. Still some achilles wierdness. Sat in the hot tub and focused the jet on it after.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From james (runmehappy) on Tue, Jan 06, 2015 at 08:42:44 from

The jets of a hot tub are the closest thing I have found to a miracle cure. If only I owned one...

From Fritz on Tue, Jan 06, 2015 at 09:14:49 from

icing as much as possible was the miracle cure for me...that and not running up steep hills.

From Rob Murphy on Tue, Jan 06, 2015 at 09:46:22 from

No miracle cures Mark. The key is not to ignore early warning symptoms. Nip it in the bud as Barney Fife would say.

From Jake K on Tue, Jan 06, 2015 at 12:09:50 from

Mark - when I've had some achilles issues in the past, using a heating pack to warm up my distal calf muscles before heading out the door really helped. That and eccentric calf drops a few times per day.

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