Rob Murphy

August 04, 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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A decent run on this trip. In fact, probably a bucket list type run. 14 miles in Crater Lake National Park - most of it following the Rim Trail around the lake and about 3 miles with Abby. The last two miles was down the Cleetwood Cove Trail to the lake where Abby and I jumped from a 20 foot rock into the lake. That was fun.

Look at Abby's new picture to see what that was like. 

Hot tubbing now at our hotel in the thriving metropolis of Burns, Oregon. Back home tomorrow.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Jake K on Sun, Jul 26, 2015 at 21:26:39 from

Good job on the cliff jump!!!

Never been to Crater Lake... It looks beautiful... Can't decide if I'd rather go in winter or summer.

From Rob Murphy on Sun, Jul 26, 2015 at 21:35:27 from

You would bounce off the ice in the winter.

It's a pretty easy trip and some great trails.

Abby's going to post a video of my "cliff jump" on instagram.

From Jake K on Sun, Jul 26, 2015 at 22:34:58 from

It doesn't freeze over in the winter. So you wouldn't bounce, but it would take a little bit longer to warm back up (I'd assume)!

From Steve on Mon, Jul 27, 2015 at 05:24:36 from

Flew over that lake many times, once even dropped down in and circled the crater flying a forest service plane. But never had the chance to visit it. I'm jealous.

Abby's video on Instagram looked awesome.

From Steve on Mon, Jul 27, 2015 at 05:24:59 from

Was the run epic?

From steve ash on Mon, Jul 27, 2015 at 11:46:56 from

Sounds pretty awesome Rob. I'll put that on our list for destinations next year. Glad to hear you had a good bucket list run this summer. I had mine this weekend also. It was much needed:)

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