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 U.S. History and other courses at Alta High School. I also coach the track and cross country teams at Alta.
Married, two kids - Abby and Andy
My Twitter @murphy_rob
Sun, Feb 26, 2017
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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.
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From Eva Splaine on Sun, Feb 26, 2017 at 11:33:03 from 188.8.131.52
Mr. Murphy...How do you keep from sliding all the way down the mountain in the snow on your way down? I think I would be scared to do that.
From Rob Murphy on Sun, Feb 26, 2017 at 12:53:38 from 184.108.40.206
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 220.127.116.11
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 18.104.22.168
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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