Rob Murphy

Alta Peruvian Quad Masher

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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: 23.80 Month: 90.85 Year: 1067.31
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No running today. Horrible food poisoning and I just got out of bed for the day at 4:45 pm. Way to spend the Labor Day Weekend.

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Two easy miles at practice setting up a course and timing intervals at Cottonwood Complex. I still feel really weak and sluggish.

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Just an easy five miles. My body and brain are telling me to back off a bit - so I'm going to. Not for too long though.

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am cross country practice: 7.25 miles plus four speedy striders barefoot on the football field. Beautiful morning.

pm: 5.25 easy treadmill miles

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Best Buy loop plus a little extra. Starting to be a little concerned about the general sluggishness and lethargy I'm feeling.

Most everything else is going well. Had a really good day today at my job (public schoolteaching, or "glorified babysitting" as Sasha Pachev calls it). Taking a little detour for a couple days from the normal curriculum to teach the kids about 9/11. They were six when it happened and have almost no memories. Wierd.

The kids responded to the lesson really well and were quite moved by the events of that day. Made me feel good.

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Two miles of elipticaling plus some weight ttraining type stuff. Since I haven't lifted in about two months, I only did about half my normal routing, Still, I'm sure I'll be sore tomorrow. I plan to run the Alta Peruvian Downhill Dash and Bar-B-Q bash tomorrow evening - but only for the food and grain based beverage afterwards. I'll be cruising down the mountain at a leisurely pace and running back up. Hoping to meet up with Jake Sunday AM for a nice long trail run.

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Race: Alta Peruvian Quad Masher (5 Miles) 00:24:49, Place overall: 5, Place in age division: 2
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So I really planned to jog this race today and to ensure that I did everything wrong in the previous 24 hours...

1. Lifted weights the day before for the first time in months so I would be really sore on race day.

2. Went to a cross country meet all day on Saturday and ran miles up and down the hills at Soldier Hollow screaming at my runners.

3. Ate a huge lunch at Tarahumara in Midway of Carne Asada and cherry pie. Probably about 3000 calories

4. Did no warm-up at all.

5. Wore my bathing suit to race in.

So all I did was finish fifth overall in a PR time for me on this course.

Mile splits: 5:18, 5:02, 4:59, 4:50, 4:42

Steve Anderson finished second overall in something like 22:30. Unbelievable! Had a great time as usual staying overnite at the Fabulous Alta Peruvian Lodge with a lot of other runners and their families. Watching football, swimming, and draining the keg.

 oops... just checked my race report from last year - not a PR, 5 seconds slower this year.

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