Rob Murphy

December 06, 2021

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Salt Lake City,Ut,

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

Russian champion tries Crocs, commits to racing a marathon in them

Nikolay Chavkin in the video below did 3x1000, first two in Adidas carbon-fiber models, the last one in Crocs. Surprised by the result (2:52, 2:52, 2:50) with the fastest interval done in Crocs, he committed to racing a marathon in Crocs if the video gets 42K likes and 195 comments (for 42 km 195 m, the marathon distance). Nikolay's current marathon PR is 2:14:00. The video was created by a Russian sporting goods store chain. Their moto is "more sports - brighter life", which we think is wonderful, and also deserves a Like. If you want to see a fast marathon in Crocs, go to the video and click the Like button. And make sure to share it with your friends.

Miles:This week: 4.00 Month: 26.75 Year: 2271.51
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

I was wierdly sore today. Maybe from all the lunges I did last night in the Jack-in-the-Box parking lot in Page, AZ and the laps I did with Kramer and Conner Mantz?

So I walked four miles - home from church with Andy and then around the neighborhood with Ann in the afternoon. Also did some push-ups, sit-ups, and planks.

I'm proud of my team which finished 10th at the Nike Southwest meet in Mesa yesterday. 10th in the Southwest U.S. isn't bad. We beat several teams we haven't beat all year including Lone Peak (5A runner's-up), Westlake, and Timpanogos. We were one minute behind Davis, who finished second and earned a trip to NXN, in combined team time. That's how tight the grouping was. 

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From dugco on Sun, Nov 24, 2013 at 17:40:39 from

Nice job on the lunges and pushups and planks... oh, and very nice work from the coach and boys at NXN Southwest!

From Jason D on Sun, Nov 24, 2013 at 17:57:55 from

Congratulations to you and your team, Rob. I don't know much about cross country, but it looks like you are in one of the highly competitive areas of the country.

From Steve on Sun, Nov 24, 2013 at 23:13:44 from

Pretty awesome Rob.

From Rob on Mon, Nov 25, 2013 at 07:06:41 from

Nice Job!

From Teena Marie on Mon, Nov 25, 2013 at 07:38:54 from

That is so impressive!!! Congrats. :)

From Colby Park on Mon, Nov 25, 2013 at 08:52:12 from

Rob, congrats on the results from your boys. That is impressive! I wish I had a few of those studs in my formation right now...

From allie on Mon, Nov 25, 2013 at 09:44:54 from

congratulations, team and coach.

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