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
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

I did a 5k with Andy in 45 minutes. Stopped halfway to play on the playground at his school.

Worked on re-orienting my attitude and thinking positively today.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Jake K on Wed, Dec 03, 2014 at 18:00:56 from

Andy sort of did obstacle race training, assuming the playground section involved some monkey bars or something similar. That's where the money is... Max King just won like $30K in one of those races. Smart kid.

From Jason D on Wed, Dec 03, 2014 at 20:42:02 from

Probably not monkey bars, Jake. Not sure what they have in Utah though. They started doing away with monkey bars and merry go rounds because kids were hurting themselves. Turns out they were the best part of the playground and kids hurt themselves! Who knew?

From Rob Murphy on Wed, Dec 03, 2014 at 21:16:03 from

Every now and then you can still find one of those all-steel playgrounds from the 1950s and 1960s. Those were the best as compared with these plastic playgrounds today.

I think about 15% of my elementary school classes had their arms or legs in casts at any given time in the 70s.

From Jon on Fri, Dec 05, 2014 at 07:59:08 from

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