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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Good morning for my mental health. It snowed, I got in a good run, and I had breakfast with Ann.

Got up early, had a cliff bar and a banana plus two cups of coffee. Watched the snow fall. Went to Liberty Park and ran a little over 7 miles before meeting up with Josh and Jake. Thrilled to see Josh running well. Jake joined me for about 7 miles. I ran 14.5 miles at the park and once around the block when I got home to make it an even 15 to qualify in my mind as a "long run".

We talked a lot about running. Imagine that.

Got home just in time to chauffer the kids to Sunday School while Ann and I played hookey and had breakfast at Caputo's Deli at 15th and 15th.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From allie on Sun, Dec 14, 2014 at 11:50:43 from

great morning, especially because at first glance i thought it said that you and ann played hockey.


From Rob Murphy on Sun, Dec 14, 2014 at 12:59:35 from

"Sluffing" I believe is the Utah term.

From Fritz on Sun, Dec 14, 2014 at 13:16:28 from

Good run Rob. We always used sluffing in the context of school. To me hookey seems less serious.

Looks like Elijah was 3 and Conner 10 at Footlocker. Hopefully Conner is happy with that.

From Rob Murphy on Sun, Dec 14, 2014 at 13:47:41 from

Good showing for Utah and Almost Utah. Conner should be thrilled with 10th off of minimal training for 2 months.

From Jake K on Sun, Dec 14, 2014 at 17:50:48 from

I really wish the hockey thing had happened.

We called it hookey in New York. I only did it once though, and it was because my track coach told me to, early in the week of the state track meet to get some extra rest.

From steve ash on Sun, Dec 14, 2014 at 21:41:38 from

15th and 15th? Wasn't that the old Starbuck's location? I used to go there pretty frequently when I would run Emigration.

By the way my old alum was West High School and we called it sluffing also. Some of my best memories were "sluffing". Hate to admit that, but.. it's true.

From steve ash on Sun, Dec 14, 2014 at 21:43:17 from

Starbuck's = pre workout/race rocket fuel:)

From Rob Murphy on Sun, Dec 14, 2014 at 22:19:44 from

The Starbucks at 15th and 15th closed down about two months ago. No idea why, it was always crowded.

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