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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Got out dark and early for my Christmas run. Ran west on 580 to the Pinellas County Trail and then north to the Dunedin Causway out to Honeymoon Island. Windy and about 55 degrees so of course, this being Florida, I saw lots of people running in tights and jackets! Turned around at 6 miles and headed back, cut across the back nine of the Dunedin Country Club to Fairway Estates and my sisters house. Stopped for a little water at mile 10 at her house and then ran the 3 miles back to moms house.

This was my 35th consecutive Christmas run. It started in 9th grade when I would get new running gear for Christmas - maybe a matching Sub-4 shorts and singlet and a new pair of Nike Tailwinds - and I'd be eager to try it out. 

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Bret on Thu, Dec 25, 2014 at 10:01:58 from

A nice route Rob - making me nostalgic for runs I would have done this time last year. Merry Christmas and congrats on the streak. I seem to remember Nike Elites or Waffle Racers from that era.

From MarkS on Thu, Dec 25, 2014 at 11:41:03 from

Congrats on the 35-year streak, and good luck on your upcoming race.

Nike trailwinds?? must be after my time.

It was Nike Cortez for me.

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