Rob Murphy

SLTC Winter 5k

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Salt Lake City,

Member Since:

Feb 11, 2010



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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.


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: 46.80 Month: 203.20 Year: 925.99
Race: SLTC Winter 5k (3.11 Miles) 00:20:23, Place overall: 39, Place in age division: 1
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Heading out to Saltair now for the SLTC Winter 5k... Should be interesting. I actually have a gut and my legs are slightly sore from my 4 mile run yesterday.. But I'm planning on using the race as a mental and physical springboard to greater things.

...Ran 20:23. No watch. Won my age group, saw several old friends, warmed up and cooled down with my Alta High colleague Sandy White. Enjoyed the post-race coffee and Great Harvest bread.

The 10K is in three weeks instead of the usual two so I have more time to drop a couple pounds and gain some fitness. I'm tempted to say my goal is to run faster per mile for 10k than I did today.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Bret on Sat, Jan 22, 2022 at 08:37:17 from

Good luck!

From Wesley Hunt on Sat, Jan 22, 2022 at 16:09:20 from

I suspect you will. Glad you enjoyed yourself...

From Vis on Sat, Jan 22, 2022 at 20:15:37 from

Iím impressed by your desire to race. Tear it up in a few weeks.

From Laputka on Sun, Jan 23, 2022 at 13:32:24 from

I'll be looking for you

From Tom K on Sun, Jan 23, 2022 at 13:50:49 from

Nice springboard Racing! That would be sweet to beat your 5k pace in a 10k in 3 weeks. Go for it!

From Bret on Sun, Jan 23, 2022 at 14:40:09 from

Nice race Rob!

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