Rob Murphy

August 15, 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: 29.55 Month: 99.65 Year: 1606.09
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

On the Alta track with 7 flying 40s.

PM: 4.25 miles in 33 minutes around the neighborhood.

Only one week of summer left. I went down to the basement to rummage through my CD's. I have a lot of CD's. CD's and books, that's what I buy. I actually have more than I can listen to and every now and then I feel guilty about neglecting old CD's so I head down to the basement with an armload of ones I've been listening to for a while and bring up a new armload. This is what I do during the summer months. Here's the ones I dredged up today...

Sorry Ma, Forgot to Take Out the Trash - The Replacements

The Promised Land - The Del McCrory Band

Tell Tale Signs : The Bootleg Series Vol. 3 - Bob Dylan

Especially For You - The Smithereens

Wasting Light -The Foo Fighters

American Recordings - Johnny Cash

At Folsom Prison - Johnny Cash

The Late Great Townes Van Zandt - Townes Van Zandt

Trace - Son Volt

Georgia Satellites - Georgia Sattelites

Born to Run - Bruce Springsteen

Fables of the Reconstruction - REM

Timeless - A bunch of people I like singing Hank Williams songs.

Train A Comin' - Steve Earle

Vitalogy - Pearl Jam

All Shook Down - The Replacements

Damn the Torpedoes - Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

Baby One More Time - Britney Spears


Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Bob on Thu, Aug 07, 2014 at 17:37:40 from

Awww yea...."Don't gimme no lines, and keep your hands to yourself!"

From Bret on Thu, Aug 07, 2014 at 17:41:56 from

Some good ones there...a little perplexed though at the last one? How did that get there - seems out of place.

From Rob Murphy on Thu, Aug 07, 2014 at 18:30:49 from

Don't know how that got in there Bret. :)

That whole album is good from top to bottom Bob. Loved that video back in the 80s. I also loved the Satellites lack of dental work. It spoke authenticity to me! Genuine southern trailer park.

From JohnR on Thu, Aug 07, 2014 at 22:55:09 from

Great musical taste...spent a few hours listening to the Replacements today myself. Looks like you covered the spectrum of their career with those albums. And Trace was Son Volt's only good album, in my opinion.I always liked "Windfall." I bet you're a Wilco fan too maybe?

From Rob Murphy on Fri, Aug 08, 2014 at 10:10:14 from

I go back and forth on Wilco John. Love the Being There album,

From CollinAnderson on Fri, Aug 08, 2014 at 22:39:29 from

Saved the best for last. :)

From Rob Murphy on Sat, Aug 09, 2014 at 04:42:44 from

I think it's stood the test of time Collin.

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