Rob Murphy

January 24, 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: 13.50 Month: 92.75 Year: 92.75
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

AM: 125 push-ups and 125 ab stuff.

Just realized I'm going to be in L.A. this weekend and there's this marathon going on. Today is the registration deadline. Hmmmm.

PM: 8.75 on the treadmill. Some fast stuff. I complained to the 24 Hour Fitness manager about the kids from the "Safe Splash Swim School" hanging out in the hot tub and got them kicked out. :-)

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Jake K on Wed, Feb 10, 2016 at 08:32:42 from

I think you needed to break 2:18 to get a spot!

From Rob Murphy on Wed, Feb 10, 2016 at 08:37:54 from

There's this whole bigger thing aside from the trials called the Los Angeles Marathon. If it weren't going to be 90 degrees, I might seriously consider it.

From Jake K on Wed, Feb 10, 2016 at 08:44:32 from

Ideal conditions for picking a Rio team.

And in your case, ideal conditions for simulating for your inevitable return to the Des News marathon :-)

From jtshad on Wed, Feb 10, 2016 at 09:14:56 from

Have a fun and safe trip. Hope you get to watch the Trials...and enjoy an impromptu marathon to boot!

From Amiee on Wed, Feb 10, 2016 at 10:52:27 from

Ha! I bet Ann would love it if you ran a marathon on your romantical valentine getaway :)

From Rob Murphy on Wed, Feb 10, 2016 at 17:22:24 from

Valentines is this weekend? I've been thinking of how to celebrate Presidents Day.

From allie on Wed, Feb 10, 2016 at 18:45:04 from

i live for two things: presidents day and kicking kids out of hot tubs.

i'm so glad i read this today.

have a nice trip and don't forget your LA GEAR

From Rob Murphy on Wed, Feb 10, 2016 at 19:29:17 from

It's nice to have some support Allie. Kids will take over the world if you let them. Especially here in Utah. It's important to take a stand.

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