Rob Murphy

Dash For Donation 5k

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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: 21.25 Month: 131.60 Year: 383.60
Race: Dash For Donation 5k (3.11 Miles) 00:17:59, Place overall: 3, Place in age division: 1
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

AM: Good race. Competed hard. Didn't wear a watch. I will abide no talk of this 5k actually being 3 miles.

Today's race was the Dash For Donation 5k which is being held in conjunction with the national transplant games here in Salt Lake this year. So the race was really 3 races in one. An open race, a race for transplant recipients, and a race for living (obviously!) donors. Ashton Arndt, one of my former runners at Alta, is the recipient of a liver transplant (from his mom!) and is a legend at the transplant games. It was great to see him today and just an honor to know him. Also got to see some former friends and aquaintances from South Carolina who are in town for the games. Some pictures are on my twitter @murphy_rob

I was planning on a decent run afterwards to get my mileage up to 50 but I spent too much time socializing. Now it won't happen and I don't care.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Tom K on Sat, Aug 04, 2018 at 15:12:10 from

Great race! That time is awesome. Also, Socializing beats weekly mileage goals!

From Rob Murphy on Sat, Aug 04, 2018 at 15:59:22 from

Appreciate it Tom.

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