Rob Murphy

August 10, 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: 6.25 Month: 76.35 Year: 1582.79
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

Easy warm-up and some stretching then 8 miles on the Porter Rockwell Trail in that suburban paradise, Draper Utah. Ran 57:50.

Porter Rockwell was "The Destroying Angel of Mormondom" according to the  wikipedia article on him. A good Porter Rockwell quote..."I never killed anyone that didn't need killing". 

My team is all looking good but it looks like most of them will miss the rest of the summer for family vacations and LDS Church-related activities. All except my daughter Abby who doesn't have to drag handcarts around Wyoming because she's a Presbyterian.

PM: Lunch at Ruth's Diner with Ann. I love summer.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Andrea on Wed, Jun 17, 2015 at 10:31:01 from

Is Abby going to Alta High?

From Rob Murphy on Wed, Jun 17, 2015 at 10:38:10 from

Yes! Four years of carpooling an hour a day with my teenage daughter. Either some great father-daughter bonding or a recipe for disaster - only time will tell.

From Bret on Wed, Jun 17, 2015 at 14:11:40 from

Or worse/better yet - when she becomes a student in your class!

From Steve on Thu, Jun 18, 2015 at 03:27:00 from

Summers off with nothing to do. I wish I had your life.

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