Rob Murphy

Pinedale Half Marathon

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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: 0.00 Month: 58.50 Year: 468.47
Race: Pinedale Half Marathon (13.11 Miles) 01:34:51, Place overall: 3, Place in age division: 1
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
2.000.0013.110.0015.11

AM: 3rd attempt at my new favorite race. The hardish run Thursday night was a mistake - my legs never felt good but I did manage 3rd place and only 40 seconds slower than last year. I was definitely feeling every hill and the 7500 feet though!

Now off to the beer and bar-b-q.

PM: Ann and I hiked 3.5 miles to the "Sacred Rim" in the Wind River Range.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Comments
From Bob on Sun, Sep 17, 2023 at 08:47:09 from 72.9.118.161

Very good result on tired legs. Why are we so hard on ourselves? 🤣

From Rob Murphy on Sun, Sep 17, 2023 at 15:21:28 from 76.149.134.98

For me it's because I will go to a workout that worked well for me 10 or 15 years ago and forget that I don't recover nearly as fast now.

From jtshad on Sun, Sep 17, 2023 at 15:45:54 from 75.174.49.165

Great race, not losing a step.

From Jason D on Sun, Sep 17, 2023 at 17:07:09 from 73.161.42.48

Nice. Beer and BBQ sounds perfect after a race.

From Rob Murphy on Sun, Sep 17, 2023 at 18:22:24 from 76.149.134.98

Jeff - I've noticed that the slower you run, the more steps you actually take, so I'm gaining steps!

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