Rob Murphy

Alta vs. Pleasant Grove 1600

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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: 24.25 Month: 52.50 Year: 1337.42
Race: Alta vs. Pleasant Grove 1600 (1 Miles) 00:04:57
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

5 AM - six easy miles around Sugarhouse Park. Track meet this afternoon. I may not be able to get in more miles.

Just throwing this out there to put some pressure on myself. This afternoon I'm going to race the mile at the Alta vs. Pleasant Grove track meet. That's right, 45-year-old me against a bunch of high school tracksters. 

4:57 1600 on the track. That was really fun. I wore spikes and everything. It brought back a lot of memories.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Steve on Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 14:53:30 from

Nice! Kick those kid's butts! Wish I could get down to 145, but my diet of twinkies and coke won't allow it.

Would you be interested in joining a masters team for the Hood to Coast August 28th? They have a really fast team this year and are looking to win the masters division. I was invited to be on the team but now have to cancel because I just have way too much going on. They asked if I knew anybody else that could run under 6 min 10K pace.

From Rob Murphy on Fri, Mar 19, 2010 at 11:53:30 from

Steve, don't know if you got my email or not. I'd be willing to talk to someone about the relay. Who else is on the team?

From Steve on Fri, Mar 19, 2010 at 12:24:32 from

Great! They would be excited to have you. The organizer is Paul and here is his email. He can tell you who is on the team etc. and any details. I'll let himknow you'll be sending an email.

From steve ash on Sat, Mar 20, 2010 at 01:15:05 from

Nice.. Very good mile time.

From Burt on Sat, Mar 20, 2010 at 12:32:27 from

Excellent job Rob.

From MMetcalf on Sat, Mar 20, 2010 at 14:31:01 from

that would be fun to have the coaches race with the kids. I guess i will be racing your Hawks on Wednesday

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