Rob Murphy

December 12, 2019

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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: 24.25 Month: 52.50 Year: 1337.42
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

Grandeur Peak run with Jake and Andrea plus the incomperable Tayte Pollman. Such a beautiful day and a perfect way to end 2017.

I ran 12 races in 2017. I can't really seperate running from racing and can't sustain a long period of just training and no racing. To me, racing is the fun part and the challenge. I suppose it's because I started out in this sport that way and not to get fit, or to lose weight or some other purpose.

My next race will be the SLTC Winter 5k on 1/27 followed by the USATF XC championships in Talahassee. 

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Jason D on Sun, Dec 31, 2017 at 20:58:54 from

Happy New Year, Rob.

From Jon on Wed, Jan 03, 2018 at 20:40:26 from

I've been that way most of my running career (i.e. age 14 till 2 years ago). Now I've done 1 real race in 2.5 years and am enjoying not racing.

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