Rob Murphy

August 05, 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: 17.30 Month: 25.55 Year: 1531.99
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Treadmill run plus weights and core stuff with my track kids. I'm coaching track again this year after a three year break.

Unlike many people on this blog I don't mind treadmill running.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Jake K on Thu, Dec 19, 2013 at 18:54:24 from

That's great, I'm sure the guys are thrilled you are coaching track this year. You are like Phil Jackson... you step away to your ranch in Montana (or Sugar House), but everyone wants you back.

I think it might be an understatement to say you don't "mind" treadmill running. I've seen you opt for the 'mill when its perfectly nice outside!

From Rob Murphy on Thu, Dec 19, 2013 at 19:30:59 from

Wow! Thanks Jake!

I've always been a Phil Jackson fan.

From Fritz on Thu, Dec 19, 2013 at 19:40:45 from

I probably did the most treadmill running, as a percent of all running, when I lived in Southern California. Maybe I was scared of the traffic...or I don't mind treadmills either.

From Jon on Thu, Dec 19, 2013 at 20:09:25 from

Trying to run before work during Logan winters got me very used to treadmills. As long as ESPN is on or I've got a podcast, I'm good to go. I've even done 22 mile runs watching NFL playoff games.

From Cody on Thu, Dec 19, 2013 at 21:07:28 from

I am one of those who hate the 'mill'. Yes, I hate them!

From Vis on Thu, Dec 19, 2013 at 21:33:40 from

+1 for treadmills in the mix.

From Steve on Sat, Dec 21, 2013 at 15:02:56 from

Sick individuals

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