Rob Murphy

June 19, 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: 15.55 Month: 124.10 Year: 1138.99
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

AM: Chilly, rainy, windy. I did 12.25 miles in 1:28 with miles 6-8 in 11:40 as kind of a race pace simulation. Felt good aerobically, not breathing too hard, but my legs didn't feel so great - not as fluid and effortless as I wanted the pace to feel. Not a disaster, but not the great effort I was looking for. I was kind of achy and tired from sleeping on the horrible matress at Ann's parents. Every year we swear we are going to buy a new bed while we are here so we can get a little sleep, but we never do. This has been going on for twenty years now.

Two miles with Abby after.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Bob on Sat, Jun 14, 2014 at 10:20:07 from

I take it the in-laws don't read your blog? Or maybe they do!

From Rob Murphy on Sat, Jun 14, 2014 at 13:43:23 from

Hmmmm.... good thinking Bob. Maybe I should delete that.

I've never told them about it. My mom reads it though. I would never write anything bad about her! Or her mattresses.

From james (runmehappy) on Sat, Jun 14, 2014 at 14:50:35 from

That is how I felt last week after "sleeping" on the hospital bed for 3 nights. Amazing how much sleep or a lack there of can effect you.

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