Rob Murphy

January 2023

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Location:

Salt Lake City,

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 with running, explore more trails, stay healthy.

Long-Term Running Goals:

Keep running and racing consistently for as long as I can. Find what is sustainable for me over the long run.

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

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Miles:This week: 24.25 Month: 106.75 Year: 106.75
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106.750.000.000.00106.75
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Took the day off. Just lots of heavy, wet, snow shoveling.

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8.500.000.000.008.50

AM: 7.5 miles on the treadmill, 1 mile row. I ran on the treamill next to Jon Kotter - him running at 9.2 mph and me basically at 7.2.

push-ups/sit-ups.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.000.000.000.004.00

PM: 4 treadmill miles, strenuous weight training.

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7.000.000.000.007.00

PM: Walked 7 miles. Much of it outside in actual sunshine!

We got to leave school at 1:30 today due to a bomb threat. 

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Walked 6 miles.

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8.500.000.000.008.50

AM: Walked 4 miles.

PM: 7.25 eliptical miles, 2000 meters rowing. Push-ups. I always do push-ups after I row to balance things out.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.500.000.000.005.50

AM: 5.5 miles on the treadmill. Weights.

Walked to the gym and back home.

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8.500.000.000.008.50

AM: 7.5 miles on the eliptical, 1 mile rowing.

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8.5 mile walk!

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4.500.000.000.004.50

AM: 4 mile walk.

PM: 4.5 miles on the treadmill, weights.

I'm trying to commit to strength training 2 days every week.

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AM: Another morning of snow shoveling - and more heavy, wet snow.

Am I the only one who feels too plugged in? I've decided I'm listening to too many podcasts, too many books on audible, spending too much time on twitter. When I first discovered that I could do things with my phone I thought it was a tremendous opportunity for self-improvement and a great way to use my time more effectively on my commute, on the treadmill, out walking etc. But I think it's making me feel overwhelmed  and also a little anxious. Up until just a couple years ago I never ran with headphones, even on the treadmill andI relied exclusively on the printed word for information. I'm aware of books that have been written on this topic - The Shallows , Stolen Focus etc and I think they may be on to something.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.000.000.000.005.00

AM: 3 mile walk

PM: 5 miles on the treadmill, weights.

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AM and PM: Today I walked 14.5 miles. Seriously.

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AM: 7.25 miles on the eliptical followed by 10.25 miles on the spin cycle in 30 minutes.

I feel good about this workout. On the bike I did one mile easyish spinning around 100 rpms alternating with one mile hard where I ramped up the resistance so I had to stand up in the pedals. I did this for 10 miles. The humidity is 91% in Salt Lake City today today so it was a sweat fest.

There was a chatty 72 year old guy named Russel on the bike next to me who was quite fit and looked to be about 62 to me. Had a good conversation about his cycling exploits since he retired at 56.

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ALL DAY: Walked 14 miles

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4.500.000.000.004.50

PM: Walked 4.5 miles.

Does anyone have any good book reccomendations? 

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Walked 8.5 miles

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PM: 20.4 miles on the bike in 60 minutes, 1 mile on the rower, 100 push-ups

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis banned the teaching of AP African American Studies in the state of Florida today so we convened a last minute department meeting at Alta High School and voted unanimously to offer the course to our students in 2024-25 which is the year of the national rollout of the course. As of now, academic freedom is still somewhat of a thing in Utah and whether or not to study African American culture and history is still an issue left up to schools, parents, and students and not left up to a dictator.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
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PM: 5.5 miles of elipticaling.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
2.000.000.000.002.00

AM: Walked 5 miles, 2 miles rowing. Weights.

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6.000.000.000.006.00

AM: 6 miles ofactual running around Liberty Park.

PM: 4.5 mile walk. Dropped Andy off at work, Ann and I shopped a little, and walked home from there.

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PM: 6 mile walk

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.500.000.000.004.50

PM: 4.5 treadmill miles. Strength training.

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7.500.000.000.007.50

PM: 21 miles on the bike hard. I'm quite knackered.

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PM: Ran 2 miles, walked 4 miles

Long day - had to be at school until 8 pm for incoming freshmen open house.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.250.000.000.004.25

PM: 4.25 miles on the treadmill. Weights etc.

4 mile walk s well.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
106.750.000.000.00106.75
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