Rob Murphy

January 22, 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: 13.50 Month: 92.75 Year: 92.75
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

Noon Time: Another 2 mile constitutional. Beautiful out.

I'll have to wait until after Andy's parent-teacher conference at 5:45 to squeeze in a run. My #1 frustration in life is that I can't do morning runs when the sun is up. It's my favorite thing and my job won't let me do it. Better than not having a job though. I guess.

PM: 10 miles @7:45 pace circling the neighborhood. Felt pretty good actually which is rare for a run at 6 pm.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Jake K on Wed, Feb 11, 2015 at 17:00:17 from

There are probably plenty of exceptions, but most decent-paying benefited somewhat normal jobs require some running in the dark, at least during the shorter months of the year. It's good for the reflective vest industry.

Doesn't your job give you 3 consecutive months of daylight morning runs? :-)

From Jon on Wed, Feb 11, 2015 at 20:09:06 from

Between the tiredness from a long work day and a stomach full of food, evening runs can be rough. Plus let's not mention summer heat

From Rob Murphy on Wed, Feb 11, 2015 at 21:19:46 from

It's two months Jake and it's my blog and I can complain about whatever I want!!!!!!!

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