Rob Murphy

May 26, 2018

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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: 49.25 Month: 176.35 Year: 981.59
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

AM: 4 miles up and down (and some exploring on the backside) of "Mount L" in Lava Springs, Idaho. Took about 1:10 to accomplish 4 miles.

PM: Drove Andy to baseball practice and was intending to run a few laps around Liberty Park while he practiced but I locked my key in the car. So, instead I ran home to get another key and ran back - 6.5 miles total on actual roads.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Jon on Sat, Jun 17, 2017 at 06:43:33 from

Have you ever listened to Hardcore History, esp. the WW1 series? Curious for the thoughts of a history teacher.

From Rob Murphy on Sat, Jun 17, 2017 at 08:39:56 from

I have listened to Hardcore History just to check it out because people rave on it so much.I recommend them to my students. I don't spend much time listening to them though because I don't learn anything. He doesn't tell me anything I don't already know. I'm not trying to sound like a snob - it's just what I've done for a living for 21 years. Kind of like you listening to an Engineering 101 podcast designed to make engineering seem interesting to the layman.

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