Rob Murphy

July 17, 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: 10.00 Month: 50.75 Year: 814.60
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

Unplanned day off. Worked 15 hours. Didn't get home from track meet until 9:00. Too beat to run then. 

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From steve ash on Wed, Mar 24, 2010 at 18:16:31 from

No big deal. This one case where body over mind is healthier. I have been running the same way the past few days and I feel much better for it. This is as much art and intuition as it is science I think.

From Rob Murphy on Thu, Mar 25, 2010 at 09:59:11 from

So true Steve. "Rest is the basis for all activity". I read that somewhere. I couldn't believe how much pop I had in my legs yesterday after a couple easy days/days off. The problem for me is keeping the weight off though. I can easily gain five pounds in a week with decreased training and lack of discipline in my diet. Fortunately, this week I've been too busy to eat as well! :)

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