Rob Murphy

Sugarhouse Relay Carnival DMR

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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: 22.05 Month: 92.15 Year: 1598.59
Race: Sugarhouse Relay Carnival DMR (0.75 Miles) 00:03:51
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

Fun! Hats off to Allie and James. Why don't more people run this? It's a great way for an entire family to get involved in running, run some track distances we don't normally run, and just generally be around some great people.

I ran the distance medley 1200 leg. Kevin smoked the 400 in 60 seconds, Fritz ran a solid 800 after running right around 17 minutes for the 5k a few minutes earlier, and Jake kept the BYU team from lapping us.

If this had been a mile I no doubt would have closed in 69 seconds to break 5 minutes.

Abby ran the 800 wearing swim goggles, water wings some kind of Hawaiian skirt, and carrying a pool noodle for a relay baton.

I will do this every year if James and Allie stick with it. 


Thanks to Andrea for the pictures! 

PM: Jogged to the gym, lifted weights, jogged back. 


Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Jake K on Sat, Jun 29, 2013 at 09:58:02 from

We've got some great photos... uploading now. Great shots of Abby.

From Rob Murphy on Sat, Jun 29, 2013 at 10:08:22 from

I just sent you an email with my info if Andrea wants to put a couple on my blog.

From jtshad on Sat, Jun 29, 2013 at 10:35:28 from

Looks like a lot of fun!

From Fritz on Sat, Jun 29, 2013 at 12:51:47 from

Nice job Rob. We do owe it to Jake for not letting us get lapped. And to Allie and James for making it happen. The DMR is a great idea and could be really exciting with a few more teams.

From kylemoffet1 on Sat, Jun 29, 2013 at 14:00:21 from

Thanks for the comment. This is week three of real running again. I'm planning on doing the Smithfield half marathon at the end of july and possibly the draper half marathon if I can get myself to spend the money on it.

It's coming back fast but I still wish I was in better shape right now.

But congrats on the recent races coach. It sounds like you've kept up the running!

From Lulu Walls on Sat, Jun 29, 2013 at 21:20:00 from

I am glad Abby was able to join us! She's a superstar just like her pa :) What fun!

From allie on Sun, Jun 30, 2013 at 09:47:35 from

thanks for coming. that was a great 1200m run. and abby was awesome -- female DMR champ!

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