Rob Murphy

December 06, 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: 28.25 Month: 28.25 Year: 1313.17
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

7.5 miles in the gully. Hot - 90 degrees at 3:30.

Ran a little ways with Abby after I busted her walking. Had to spend some time gently explaining to her how little actual improvement occurs when you are walking.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Jake K on Thu, Aug 27, 2015 at 21:11:05 from



From Rob Murphy on Fri, Aug 28, 2015 at 05:41:57 from

Yeah, well, he was an Olympian so I might have to reassess.

From Bob on Fri, Aug 28, 2015 at 12:03:57 from

Paavo Nurmi (Flying Finn) was known to go on 3-6 hour walks regularly. Olympian as well.

From Jake K on Fri, Aug 28, 2015 at 12:51:23 from

I'm going to have to agree w/ Rob that running is better strategy for cross country, though :-)

From Moxie on Sat, Aug 29, 2015 at 12:18:18 from

She's got a career in ultras.

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