Rob Murphy

May 23, 2018

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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: 17.75 Month: 144.85 Year: 950.09
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Sunday morning run up Grandeur Peak and it really was grand. Difficult, especially up at the top, with lots of very deep snow.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Rob Murphy on Sun, Feb 26, 2017 at 12:53:38 from

It was actually fun today. If I had slipped it wouldn't have hurt because the snow was so soft and deep. I wear these things that slip over your shoes called micro spikes which give you really good traction and I also use trekking poles for balance.

From JTB on Mon, Feb 27, 2017 at 10:15:26 from

Rob, did you go up the West face or did you go from Millcreek? I was considering heading up there this week one morning.

From Jon on Mon, Feb 27, 2017 at 18:48:51 from

Interestingly enough, even though I lived in the Rocky Mountains until age 32, I never owned a pair of microspikes till I moved to South Carolina. Bought them for the Mt Mitchell Challenge.

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