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

AM: 3.25 miles with Andy, running and walking. Included a pit stop at Dunkin Donuts halway. After the donut, Andy PR'd in the 400 on the Highland High track running 1:49 wearing jeans and crocs.

More later for me...busy day though. 

PM: 10 miles in 1:16 around the neighborhood.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Jake K on Sat, Dec 20, 2014 at 16:45:52 from

That's a good time for Andy. If he keeps training w/ donuts, he'll transition naturally to the beer mile when he gets older.

I bet he could have done 1:42 in spikes instead of crocs, maybe sub 1:40 in shorts.

From Jake K on Sat, Dec 20, 2014 at 16:52:31 from

Approximate average pace?

From Rob Murphy on Sat, Dec 20, 2014 at 16:55:33 from

You were DQed once your cumulative average pace dropped below 10 minutes/mile. I struck out on lap 15 and fell asleep besides the course.

We called this the Rod Dixon Run. I can't believe I've never told you about it.

From Jake K on Sat, Dec 20, 2014 at 16:59:35 from

I remember now... You DID tell me about this! Dixon was a beast... and so were you guys!

From Jake K on Sat, Dec 20, 2014 at 17:00:13 from

Speaking of Dixon...

From Rob Murphy on Sat, Dec 20, 2014 at 17:01:10 from

There..we can be more cryptic now.

From Jake K on Sat, Dec 20, 2014 at 17:04:35 from

Good work. No one will ever know what was said in between, except whoever is monitoring this thread from the NSA in Bluffdale.

From Rob Murphy on Sat, Dec 20, 2014 at 17:05:36 from

Dixon was the real life Quenton Cassidy. A stud from the mile to the marathon. Better marathon career than Cassidy though unless Parker writes another book.

From Jake K on Sat, Dec 20, 2014 at 17:07:57 from

He's banned from writing for two decades after the ghost of Nubbins nonsense.

From Rob Murphy on Sat, Dec 20, 2014 at 17:38:48 from

He didn't get racing the marathon right in Again to Carthage. No doubt because he only ran one himself. Still, there was a lot I liked about the book.

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