Rob Murphy

August 14, 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: 29.55 Month: 99.65 Year: 1606.09
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

Well, I was thinking about taking the day off but after graduation ended at the Huntsman Center, I went out to lunch at the Wasatch Brewpub in Sugar House and ate like a pig. Then I went home and took a nap. Woke up feeling like a slovenly, pre-diabetic slug so I decided to head up to Jeremy Ranch for a 15 miler.

Instead, I opted for 11 miles of tough singletrack on the Flying Dog Trail above Jeremy Ranck/Park City. Good choice except I was burping up cheesburger, onions, and tater-tots on the downhills and feeling like I wanted to hurl.

11miles in about 1:36 which is about 8:50 average. Lots of hard climbs at altitude the first 5 miles. My Saucony Ride 7's weren't the best choice either. My feet might be sore tomorrow.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From steve ash on Fri, Jun 05, 2015 at 06:57:06 from

Brutal run with two lbs lbs or so of pub food on board. My strategy would have been to have topped off with a shot or two of espresso and a beer chaser to go:)

From Bret on Fri, Jun 05, 2015 at 10:53:42 from

So you are going to see Magness in Colorado. I listen to his podcasts all the time - seems like a really good guy. I imagine he's very approachable. 'Course you have probably already spoken to him and have arranged a clinic with you team in the fall..

From Steve on Sat, Jun 06, 2015 at 14:15:31 from

Yeah! This is the life!

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