Rob Murphy

June 25, 2022

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Salt Lake City,

Member Since:

Feb 11, 2010



Goal Type:


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: 47.00 Month: 190.05 Year: 1136.29
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22 miles in 2:39. It was a hard run today with a lot of hills and I struggled, mentally at least, more than I have in my previous long runs this year. Hopefully it was the hard training on Friday and Saturday. Anyway, it was still nice to get another long run "in the bank".

Finished up at Liberty Park and met mom, Ann, and the kids at the playground. They had the kiddie water fountains and guysers shooting out of the ground on finally and Andy had lots of fun running through them and getting soaked. Had a late lunch/early dinner at the Olive Garden for Mother's Day. The kids made both Ann and grandma breakfast in bed this morning.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Tom Slick on Sun, May 09, 2010 at 21:18:21 from

Hey Rob, I noticed you put in 22 miles today, how did you like the new heat wave today. It could have been the heat that caused the struggle. Hey, are you doing UVM? Did you get into SGM. Keep up the good training......

From Rob Murphy on Sun, May 09, 2010 at 23:25:07 from

Hey Tom, it's good to have a comment from a new guy. I noticed you live in Sandy - I work there but live in Salt Lake. I am doing Utah Valley in June. I've never done it before, but have heard good things. I'll probably never do St. George as long as I'm coaching high school cross country as its always the same weekend as our region meet. Good luck to you in the next few weeks.

From Rob on Mon, May 10, 2010 at 12:54:45 from

Hey Rob, thanks for the note. That was a good line. I think my favorite is: If he had had his way, nobody who did not know how to catch a fish... would be allowed to disgrace a fish by catching it.

Just find it funny.

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