Rob Murphy

December 05, 2019

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Location:

Salt Lake City,Ut,

Member Since:

Feb 11, 2010

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

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.

Personal:

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: 16.25 Month: 16.25 Year: 1301.17
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.252.001.001.0011.25

No morning run, but I did eat breakfast in Mitchell, SD, the hometown of 1972 Democratic presidential nominee George McGovern. Poor George failed to even win his home state in 72, winning only Massachusetts and leaving Nixon the other 49 states.

Nixon worked out well.

PM: Treadmill fartlek in the fitness center here at the Raddison in South Minneapolis overlooking "The Waterpark of America" - supposedly the worlds largest indoor waterpark. Going to say no to the mall next door.

Oh, and in an almost unbelievable coincidence, we also drove through Ceylon Minnesota, the boyhood home of former vice president and 1984 Democratic presidential nominee Walter Mondale also the victim of a 49 state drubbing at the hands of Ronald Reagan. At least Mondale won Minnesota.

Pretty good workout actually with a little weights/strength training after.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Comments
From dugco on Tue, Jun 10, 2014 at 09:14:00 from 68.35.217.251

Sure, sure... McGovern blah blah - how could you not say Mitchell, SD, home of the Corn Palace!!? In the several summers of my youth traversing Iowa and SD, we never failed to pop into the Corn Palace if we were within spittin range. Do continue the travelblogging, Rob - good memories.

From Rob Murphy on Tue, Jun 10, 2014 at 17:54:15 from 67.137.182.131

We drove by the Corn Palace and said "nah" before heading over to the Perkins.

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