Rob Murphy

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Location:

Salt Lake City,Ut,

Member Since:

Feb 11, 2010

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

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.

Personal:

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: 37.50 Month: 65.75 Year: 1350.67
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
66.002.003.001.0072.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
16.500.000.000.0016.50

16.5 miles in 2:02 around Liberty Park and the surrounding neighborhoods.

I spent some time afterwards staring at the ducks at the pond. I just really like ducks. 

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Comments(1)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
20.000.000.000.0020.00

20 miles at Jeremy Ranch in 2:26. The last four miles were hard. I ran them in 30 minutes but got dropped by about 2 minutes by the rest of the crew. More thoughts later...

I'm just happy and thankful that I can train as hard and consistently as I have been lately. I definitely try not to take it for granted. Sometimes I get a little wistfull out on 20 mile runs with guys like Jake, Fritz, and Josh - wondering how many more years I'll be able to do it but at the same time, just trying to enjoy the moment. I'll turn 50 in five months but it seems like just yesterday I was turning 40. I know the next 10 will fly by as well. You can't assume anything at 50. When I was 40, I assumned I would be running and racing at 50. I hope I will be training and racing hard at 60, but I certainly don't assume...

Not sure where I'm really going here. 36 years I've been doing this. I hope I will have the brains to know when to swallow my pride and make concessions so that I can keep doing it in a serious way.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Comments(12)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
2.000.000.000.002.00

Two mile easy jog. Some walking.

Alta XC opening social tonight at 6 at Rock Creek Pizza. Can't wait!

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Comments(4)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

I surveyed my first period class of 11th graders on what they had for breakfast.

1. granola, yogurt, coffee

2.eggs and sausage

3. frosted mini-wheats with raspberries

4.Mango Tango Odwalla with toast

5. Two PB&J sandwiches. Chocolate milk.

6. cream cheese on pita bread. Chocolate milk

7. Bowl of Lucky Charms. Orange juice.

8. Cinnamon bun. Cinnamon sugar toast. Milk.

9. Nothing.

10. Toast.

11. Ham and Cheese Hot Pocket

12. Water

13. Ensure and a Banana

14. Nothing

15. Nothing

16. A pear.

17.Lucky Charms, strawberries, pop tart, apple juice.

18. Lucky Charms

19. Nothing

20.Nothing

21.Nothing

22.Nothing.

PM: 10 miles on the treadmill. Kept it at about 7 minute pace or a little faster.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Comments(13)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.252.003.001.0011.25

Did a pretty hard treadmill fartlek - working up to 5:20 pace for a couple minutes at the end.

Andy brought home a pile of his art work from school today. Here's the conversation...

Ann: That's really good Andy. Is it a plane or a fish?

Andy: It's a boat.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Comments(4)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.250.000.000.006.25

Just a leisurely 10k around the neighborhood. Need to keep my easy days easy.

It will be a challenge to squeeze in a run around swim meet and Ann's work tomorrow.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

Am 6 on the treadmill at the Kearns pool.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Comments(2)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
66.002.003.001.0072.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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