Rob Murphy

November 14, 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: 0.00 Month: 45.25 Year: 1253.17
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Today I had a great run with three of my ace middle distance runners on the Alta High Track Team (Go Hawks!) - Garrett Jones, Ryan Fuller, and Chris Cutler. We ran a 60 minute fartlek alternating four minutes of easy running with one minute of mile race pace running. According to my garmin I reached a max pace of 4:11/mile. Did a total of 8.4 miles for the 60 minutes.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From allie on Wed, Mar 03, 2010 at 19:07:09 from

i love track season. good luck to your team this year.

From Rob Murphy on Wed, Mar 03, 2010 at 21:10:32 from

Thanks Allie. I have to admit that I like cross country season a lot more. Something about Fall I guess. That and the fact that the meets are way less time consuming for a coach. The best thing for me is that it forces me to do workouts that I wouldn't otherwise do like fast 400s. Keeps me from slowing down too much as I get older.

From jtshad on Thu, Mar 04, 2010 at 10:01:28 from

Way to keep up with the youngsters!

From Mattrow on Thu, Mar 04, 2010 at 10:41:57 from

As a runner I liked cross country better then track. Running around the track as never been fun from me. Good job running with the youngsters. In highschool I never had a track coach that could come even close to keeping up with us.

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