Rob Murphy

August 08, 2022

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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: 6.50 Month: 52.75 Year: 1426.25
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15.5 miles in 1:56 up and down City Creek Canyon. The first half of the run is consistently, sometimes brutally, uphill. Difficult to maintain an 8 minute pace. In fact, at 8 minute pace I feel like I'm running at threshold pace - about what I feel like racing a 15k.

Coming down I was able to easily run 6:30 miles.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Bret on Sun, Aug 01, 2010 at 20:10:36 from

Sounds like the climbs I did in France on the bike - enjoyed the descents!

From Teena Marie on Sun, Aug 01, 2010 at 20:45:31 from

Dang!!! :)

So ... how did the achilles respond to all that hillwork?

From RivertonPaul on Mon, Aug 02, 2010 at 10:33:58 from

I love running downhill.

From Holt on Mon, Aug 02, 2010 at 12:30:54 from

Rob, I just got your message - we were at team camp. If you can still get a hold of your runner, we would love to have her come out. This week we are meeting at Washington Elementary (which is north on 300 East in the town of Washington) at 7:00 each morning. Tell her to call me at 4 3 5 - 6 7 3 - 9 8 8 2 if she needs directions.

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