Rob Murphy

August 14, 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: 29.55 Month: 99.65 Year: 1606.09
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

AM: No morning run. Instead, major leak in our basement. Now I'm $5,000 poorer.

PM: I wanted to meet Kramer at the Olympic Oval for a workout (trying to avoid the rain/snow/sleet/wind) and I planned to get in a few miles there but when we arrived we were told that the track was closed for some reason. It pays to call and check. So we went next door to the county rec center and did a treadmill workout. Kramer did ten miles with the middle five in about 28:30. You basically can't ever go wrong with a five mile tempo.

I did 4 X 1 mile in 5:56, 5:56, 5:52, 5:42.

I just noticed Curly, the new mileage board king. Why would a person be on two internet running log sites when all you do on one site is link to the other?

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Jake K on Tue, Apr 01, 2014 at 11:04:32 from

Ugh, that sucks. Sorry Rob.

From jtshad on Tue, Apr 01, 2014 at 15:50:52 from

Sorry to hear about the home repair problem. Glad we were there last weekend ;). Hope you can get it fixed up without too much hassle.

From Rob Murphy on Tue, Apr 01, 2014 at 19:05:21 from

That's true Jeff. It would have been embarrassing had it happened last weekend. It will be a few days before we have water in the basement.

From allie on Tue, Apr 01, 2014 at 19:57:53 from

i clicked on those links and they didn't lead to pictures of sparkly skechers or treadmill-on-wheels-gifs, it was just running data. interest.

sorry about the leak. and the closed track. but good TM workout.

From Rob Murphy on Tue, Apr 01, 2014 at 20:04:13 from

A decent run can make even the worst day a lot better Allie.

From Jason D on Tue, Apr 01, 2014 at 20:09:06 from

As I was posting a comment to my blog I saw you had commented here, and hoped it was a weird sort of April Fool's joke.

From Matt Schreiber on Tue, Apr 01, 2014 at 22:15:09 from

I was wondering the same thing about Mr. Curly.

From Steve on Fri, Apr 04, 2014 at 20:57:01 from

What the heck! It didn't get to my room did it?

From Steve on Fri, Apr 04, 2014 at 20:58:02 from

Did you get it taken care of? I know some different ways to handle those kind of repairs.

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