Rob Murphy

August 07, 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: 36.85 Month: 45.10 Year: 1551.54
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

AM: 4.25 miles at practice. 52 push-ups in 1 minute.

PM: 8 miles, Elbow Fork, Pipeline. Excellent Millcreek soak after.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Russ on Mon, Jun 11, 2018 at 14:39:29 from

Nice! That's a lot of pushups, way more than I can do in one go.

From Jason D on Mon, Jun 11, 2018 at 20:25:54 from

Sounds like I need to up my pushup game!

From Rob Murphy on Mon, Jun 11, 2018 at 21:43:07 from

I'm better at push-ups than I am at running. 52 in one minute at 53 years old. I also haven't done any in over a week. Only one kid on the team beat me.

I was talking lots of trash after.

From Jason D on Mon, Jun 11, 2018 at 21:47:40 from

I got 43. Much work to be done!

From Rob Murphy on Tue, Jun 12, 2018 at 12:27:03 from

That's better than most of my runners.

From allie on Wed, Jun 13, 2018 at 18:55:32 from

i got 52 as well.

a secret you would never know by looking at me since my guns are actually more like dough (cuz diet and genetics), but i have been doing 200 pushups/day since february 2015. i do miss some days here and there (like late nights at weddings), but for the most part i get it done every night before bed.

i started out doing 10 sets of 20 (cheating knee style), and over the 3+ years have worked up to doing 5 sets of 40 (standard form). it's a great netflix activity.

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