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: 9.25 miles which included once around Lake of the Isles and twice around Lake Calhoun. It occured to me that when I lived here in 1993 and 1994 and circling Lake Calhoun was my daily running route, that in those pre--Garmin days I was pretty severely overestimating my mileage.

This is where Ann and I lived 20 years ago when we got married. The neighborhood hasn't changed too much. Lots of our favorite places we went to when we were hip twenty-somethings are still here.

Like the Uptown Diner which I contend is the best breakfast in America, no contest, and where I'll be brunching today.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Rob on Wed, Jun 11, 2014 at 09:14:03 from

Where is Lake Calhoun? You better go redo all your fastrunningblog miles from 20 years ago.

From Jason D on Wed, Jun 11, 2014 at 20:42:13 from

"'The Uptown Diner is the cat's pajamas,' one Uptowner enthusiast has scrawled." Was that you :)

From Teena Marie on Wed, Jun 11, 2014 at 20:47:00 from

You are still hip, my friend ... CRAZY HIP!!! :-)

From Teena Marie on Wed, Jun 11, 2014 at 20:47:25 from

Oh and PLEASE say hello to Ann for me! :-)

From allie on Thu, Jun 12, 2014 at 15:59:19 from

mmmm, caprese benedict.

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