Rob Murphy

August 05, 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: 17.30 Month: 25.55 Year: 1531.99
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Easy run around the neighborhood after Andy's baseball game. 

The race this Saturday is looking really doubtful for me. The Pee Wee Braves, those first grade juggernauts, are steamrolling through the playoffs (defeated the Yankees tonight 12-6) and it looks like they will be playing two games on Saturday. Since Abby has a swim meet as well and Ann is taking her to that, I don't see how I can make the race.

Plus an elephant is standing on my chest and won't get off.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Jake K on Wed, Jun 05, 2013 at 21:32:09 from

Andrea and I have a pact. If we have kids, they are never going to find out about baseball until its too late for them to start playing. It may take some creative use of internet parental controls, but we'd be committed to making sure they are never exposed to the sport for 10-12 years, at which point we would hope they have different interests.

Hope you feel better.

From Rob Murphy on Wed, Jun 05, 2013 at 22:08:41 from

But if you don't expose them to baseball you risk raising communists.

From Fritz on Thu, Jun 06, 2013 at 08:48:56 from

I wouldn't complain about a $25 million contract.

From Jake K on Thu, Jun 06, 2013 at 10:07:02 from

Can you get a contract that big for being a communist? Sounds more lucrative than road racing...

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