Rob Murphy

August 03, 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: 8.00 Month: 16.25 Year: 1522.69
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

AM: 3.25 mile jog around the neighborhood and then a 3.25 mile walk with Andy around Sugar House Park. All I had time for this morning.

Missed running Grandma's today. Next year maybe.

Check out Blake's race report today.

PM: I got interrupted during my morning run by parent stuff so I tried to get in a few miles this afternoom. Fail! Ran one 100 degree lap around Liberty Park and quit feeling like a sluggish turd. I did manage a few high quality strides at the end so that's something.

Tomorrow morning I'm going up to Jeremy Ranch at 6 am. The kids can stare at the screens on their devices all morning and let their brains rot.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Drew on Sat, Jun 20, 2015 at 09:23:28 from

It looks like temp was around 50 degrees in Duluth this morning. Pretty amazing for late June.

I really liked Grandma's last year. The race is staged and executed very well, but it also has a low-key and personal kind of feel. I want to try to make it back again too.

From Rob Murphy on Sat, Jun 20, 2015 at 09:28:43 from

Yep, and it usually works well for me because my wife was born in Duluth and has lots of family nearby. I've done the half three of the last four years. I really love it.

From Bob on Sat, Jun 20, 2015 at 09:53:33 from

I ran Gma's during a streak of hot temps in 2006-2008. One was a black flag day with people dropping like flies. I just remember hearing ambulance sirens and hitting every sprinkler.

I'd like to run it again. Great atmosphere.

From Steve on Sat, Jun 20, 2015 at 22:36:39 from

Miss that place. But I miss Rutgers more. Amber qualified today running a 2:41.

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