Rob Murphy

August 08, 2022

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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: 6.50 Month: 52.75 Year: 1426.25
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.500.000.000.008.50

8.5 miles on the treadmill averaging 8 mph.

Watching the Olympics I just learned that the Brits consume 156 million cups of tea every day. Works out to 3 1/3 cups per person. They interviewed Thomas Twining - the 10th generation in his family to head the Twining's Tea Company. He claimed that tea was "the most healthful and sociable beverage one can consume".

Actually caused me to get up and make a cup of tea. 

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Comments
From Steve on Wed, Aug 01, 2012 at 13:37:32 from 12.171.31.2

Maybe they should find a drink that helps them get a gold medal.

From Jake K on Wed, Aug 01, 2012 at 13:41:12 from 155.100.226.54

They have one - its called "import a guy from Somalia and have him train in the USA w/ Alberto Salazar" tea

From Bret on Wed, Aug 01, 2012 at 13:42:23 from 64.128.133.66

Not a problem now that Wiggins won the cycling time trial...

From Rob Murphy on Wed, Aug 01, 2012 at 13:53:51 from 24.10.249.165

And two British women just won gold in rowing...

From Steve on Wed, Aug 01, 2012 at 14:42:13 from 66.87.74.118

Seriously don't you guys have jobs? At least I'm at work, sitting here on a taxiway in St. Louis. Rob, I'll see if I can find a minute later to call, just wondering if you wanted to do an R&R run in the Tetons on the 11th.

From Rob Murphy on Wed, Aug 01, 2012 at 14:49:50 from 24.10.249.165

R&R ..... Rest and Relaxation?

From Bam on Wed, Aug 01, 2012 at 15:00:15 from 89.204.250.119

The Brits know squat about tea - the Irish on the other hand, know a thing or two about tea and booze.

From Rob Murphy on Wed, Aug 01, 2012 at 15:57:44 from 24.10.249.165

As a Murphy, I'll stand up for Ireland any day.

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