Rob Murphy

SLTC Winter 10k

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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: 7.00 Month: 200.05 Year: 1146.29
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
170.509.336.200.00186.03
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.000.007.00

PM: 7 miles - 5 miles around the Alta track then 20 minutes on the cycle.

Push-ups, sit-ups, planks.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.250.000.000.008.25

PM: 7 miles on the elipticicle and 1.25 miles on the treadmill between the end of school and the beginning of freshman orientation here at Alta.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.250.000.000.004.25

PM: 4.25 miles around the track.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.500.000.000.006.50

PM: 6.5 miles on the eliptikl.

Looong day, and now stretching into evening, at wrestling tournament.

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

AM: 6 miles around Librty Park - all of it running!

PM: 4 easy miles.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.500.000.000.007.50

AM: Went to the park to run but after a couple minutes I could tell that the achilles wasn't going to cooperate so I bailed and went to the gym. 7.5 miles of elipticalling plus push-ups, sit-ups and core.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.500.000.000.005.50

PM: 4.5 easy miles plus some spinning.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

PM: 6 miles at Liberty Park plus weights and such. Got my hair cut.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.250.000.000.009.25

PM: 9.25 miles ellipticle.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
2.000.000.000.002.00

PM: 2 miles. The day got a little screwed up.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.000.000.000.004.00

PM: 4

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Race: SLTC Winter 10k (6.21 Miles) 00:41:27, Place overall: 37, Place in age division: 1
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.006.200.0012.20

I'm heading out to race the 10k this morning despite only eliptickle training the past few weeks. We'll see what happens.

Not too shabby considering. It was ridiculously nice out for February and I dressed like I would for a race in July. Aerobically I felt fine but my legs were wobbly the last half of the race. I'm not a scientist but I'm guessing that cross training and walking doesn't precisely condition the running muscles as well as running does. Again, I didn't wear a watch and just ran by feel. My achilles felt good but that may change once the ibuprofin wears off.

As always at this series of races I enjoyed the conversation after.

PM: 4 miles of walk/jogging.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.250.000.000.005.25

AM: 5.25 miles elipticle and weights.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.000.000.000.004.00

PM: 4 miles walking a little, joggin a little.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

AM: 2 easy miles.

PM: 4 miles walk/jogging
 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.500.000.000.008.50

AM: Lots of core/weights

PM: 7.7 miles on the elipticicle followed by some sprints on the spin cycle.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

PM: 6 miles easy around Sandy. Some walking, some jogging.
 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.500.000.000.007.50

AM: Strength training and weights.

PM: 7.5 combination of elipticleing and rowing.

Watched the first 3 episodes of season two of Space Force with Steve Carrell. Not quite as fresh and funny as season 1, but still plenty of laughs.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.500.000.000.009.50

AM: Strenuous trip up and down Grandeur Peak. Fell once coming down and smashed my knee and shoulder on a rock. Ouch!

Got home and made a bagel sandwich with eggs given to me by a student from his backyard chickens. Delicious.

It's field maintainance day for the Alta High baseball team so that's where Andy is. Fortunately there is no high school baseball lockout.

PM: 3 easy miles

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
13.000.000.000.0013.00

AM: 6 miles on the elipticle, half mile swim, 1 mile walk.

First swim since last summer and it didn't feel natural.

Had to go to the Sandy gym where the TV's are usually tuned to Fox News so I was treated to an interview with Ted Cruz as I dressed.

PM: 6 miles around the FoothillLoop. 50/50 walking and jogging.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.500.000.000.006.50

Late AM: Grandeur Peak again. It was icy, cold, and pretty treacherous and I'm glad to be home and warm now.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
2.000.000.000.002.00

PM: 2 easy miles then a hard weight room workout at school.

The most recent schedule is Andy has baseball practice indoors from 6-8 every night at school. So we go home from school at 3 pm, hang out for a couple hours, and then drive back. So I've been doing my workout at that time many nights. Baseball officially starts next Monday so practice will shift to right after school unless the field is covered with snow. Spring sports in Utah! You see why there's ONE player in Major League Baseball from Utah.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.000.000.000.008.00

PM: 8 elipticle miles

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.000.000.000.004.00

PM: 4 EASY miles

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.000.000.000.005.00

AM: 2 mile walk.

PM: 5 mile run around the neighborhood.

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Race: SLTC Winter 15k (9.32 Miles) 01:03:50, Place overall: 36, Place in age division: 2
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.009.330.000.0014.33

SLTC Winter 15k this morning. Jogged the first half. Pushed hard on the way back. Maybe some more thoughts later.

PM: 3 easy miles with walking breaks.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.000.000.000.004.00

PM: Easy 4 miles. Lots of push-ups and sit-ups.

 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
170.509.336.200.00186.03
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