Rob Murphy

January 2021

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Location:

Salt Lake City,Ut,

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, not get fat, stay fit.

Long-Term Running Goals:

 Keep running in some fashion.

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

Miles:This week: 28.80 Month: 38.10 Year: 820.15
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
782.6518.0011.008.50820.15
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

AM: 10 miles on the Pipeline Trail. Very runnable. Mostly packed snow with some dirt stretches. It was glorious!

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Comments
From Wesley Hunt on Fri, Jan 01, 2021 at 20:18:54 from 174.236.140.71

Jealous!

From Vis on Fri, Jan 01, 2021 at 21:18:59 from 209.33.230.129

Happy New Year, Rob.

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.500.000.000.008.50

AM: 14.5 miles on the stationary bike after a 1 mile warm-up. Weights/strength training.

PM: walked 2 miles/jogged 2 miles listening to An Army at Dawn.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

AM: 10 miles on the Pipeline trail. Little snow in January - don't think that's ever been the case before.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.250.000.002.008.25

PM: Treadmill workout for 8.25. Alternating 3/4 mile easy, 1/4 mile hard.

So the POTUS has been floating this theory that the VP has the unilateral power to void election results in individual states. That's a crazy amount of power to vest in one individual and I'm not sure it was intended by the Founders.

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Comments
From jtshad on Tue, Jan 05, 2021 at 17:07:25 from 65.129.148.81

Ridiculous political theater and such a sore loser and poor leader. Hope we can get to Jan 20 without too much more damage.

From Rob Murphy on Tue, Jan 05, 2021 at 17:09:18 from 163.248.33.245

Can we hibernate until then?

From Nora Jo on Tue, Jan 05, 2021 at 17:15:29 from 68.50.212.88

I am embarrassed that I currently reside in Pence's hometown. He and his brother are making a mockery of the balances of the power of law.

From steve ash on Wed, Jan 06, 2021 at 03:01:55 from 174.52.121.51

At least he didn't send a pallet full of cash to appease one of our foreign enemies..

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

PM: 6 miles at Liberty Park. Feeling a little stressed at the attempted coup in Washington. Today, mobs of Trump supporters stormed the U.S. capitol in pursuit of some goal that is impossible to understand if you love the United States. Usually a run helps but today it didn't.

I've been teaching American history for 25 years and I served in the Army for 14 years. I've always believed in this country and tried to teach its history as a story of progress. Sometimes that progress comes excruciatingly slow but it comes. I'm not so sure about that anymore.

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Comments
From Jon on Wed, Jan 06, 2021 at 18:22:45 from 96.33.80.155

I love the US and I have at least some understanding of it. And I didn't even vote for Trump, have never voted for him.

My brief explanation- people feeling downtrodden for years. Finally find someone from outside the system and elect Trump. Spend 4 years hearing his supporters they are racist and have white privilege, often from the very wealthy people in power. Watch Trump be attacked non-stop for 4 years. In the past year, lose their jobs, or watch their business be shut down and possibly looted/burned, with almost no one punished. Hear how people can march for BLM, but not for church or school or businesses to reopen. Watch incredible corruption, and the very rich get richer while the downtrodden get almost nothing. Try to re-elect Trump, for him to lose amidst at least somewhat credible accusations of fraud. Watch the media and big tech censor and mock them. After watching democrats fight Trump for 4 years, be lectured how the Trump supporters need to instantly fall in line with the Dems. They no longer believe the elections are legitimate and that there is no real way for the common man to have ANY influence over the government.

Add it all up, and I'm not surprised the pot finally boiled over. They feel government neither represents them nor protects them, so they feel no loyalty to it. Instead, they find a personality to be loyal to.

As JFK said:

典hose who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable."

That's my 2 cents. What does the history teacher or others think?

From Wesley Hunt on Wed, Jan 06, 2021 at 23:26:10 from 174.236.139.121

Jon, I suspect Rob will ignore your comment, which is what I should do. But I’ll send one and only one response since you asked a direct question. I think your comment reads like an apology for domestic terrorists and insurrectionists. These actions cannot be rationalized - and certainly not justified - based on generalized angst or some completely misguided and bastardized constitutional right. This was one of the darkest days in our country’s history.

You should not quote JFK after being an apologist for today’s anarchy.

Goodnight.

From Jon on Thu, Jan 07, 2021 at 00:15:12 from 96.33.80.155

Wesley,

Trying to understand why something happened is not to excuse it or justify it. I condemn all violence, including the violent acts today. But if we do not try to understand the root of this and work through the underlying issues, it will only fester and worsen.

I believe if you truly try to understand why people act the way they do and see things from their perspective, we often find we would act the same way... or at least empathize. Labeling groups of people (especially large groups of people based on the actions of a very small minority) isn't helpful. But people aren't good at that distinction- how many Americans think all Muslims are terrorists, for example? Even in a country like Iraq, it's a very small portion of the population that uses violence.

Seek to understand and listen to all sides of a story, and let them feel understood. When people feel understood and that they have control over their lives, emotions normalize. Especially with something as drastic as what occurred today, we are missing an opportunity if we do not learn from it. Life is complicated, never straightforward. This was mob violence, similar to what occurred in many parts of the country this summer. There's been a lot of effort to understand the underlying issues from the summer (BLM, etc). Should we also not try to understand here?

Even the language we use can condemn- such as saying domestic terrorists, insurrectionists, or calling their complaints as completely misguided and bastardized. That's not language that will lead to understanding and open dialogue/resolution.

Not trying to stir up contention. Just trying to give perspective and invite people to open their mind, and the understand. I see it daily in my kids with their frustrations (which are very real to them, even if I think them trivial)- when I listen and they feel I understand their problems and they have some control over their lives, they are much happier and better behaved. Let's try that on a national scale.

Jon

From Jon on Thu, Jan 07, 2021 at 00:17:01 from 96.33.80.155

Sorry for hijacking your blog, Rob.

From CookieLegs on Thu, Jan 07, 2021 at 00:32:03 from 67.172.239.190

Agreed, some people do feel downtrodden and left behind in life and so might identify with Trump, and that seems natural. But what is going on right now is not natural, It is like Trump has a cult following that he is whipping into a frenzy, purposefully. This isn't natural, and it's dangerous, and resulted in the assault on our Capitol and our democracy today.

Trump's contentious and continuous claims (both before and after the election) about rigged elections are the reason his followers think the election was stolen. This is the Illusory truth effect: if you repeat something enough, people will remember it and start to believe it, and will also think it is the popular opinion. Trump does this all the time - it's called perception management.

I'm a Republican, but don't think there is any credible evidence of massive election fraud (zero actually). I do think Trump has done a big disservice to our country with all his claims of fraudulent elections, hoaxes and witchhunts.

And I'm not super jazzed about Biden, but I applaud him for at least trying to work with the Republicans, our country has a lot of healing to do.

From Jon on Thu, Jan 07, 2021 at 00:53:58 from 96.33.80.155

Yup- Strange times we live in. But I think Trump is the symptom, not the disease. People's dissatisfaction existed before they had Trump to follow. Cure the disease.

From steve ash on Thu, Jan 07, 2021 at 03:15:08 from 174.52.121.51

Excellent commentary on all sides. Some empathy is definitely needed.

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I don't keep a conventional diary or journal. The reason I sometimes post my thoughts and feelings about big events is because I like to go back a few years later and remind myself what I was doing and thinking at a critical time. So it's entirely personal. I'm not trying to win any political argument or incite anger. 

Unplanned day off:Andy had a wrestling tournament down in Utah County so I decided to ride the bus with the team right after school ended. Didn't get back until 10 PM. Went home and went to bed.

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Comments
From Jon on Thu, Jan 07, 2021 at 16:29:17 from 96.33.80.155

Yeah, the FRB is the closest I have to a journal, too. Rarely ventures off running/working out, but it does once in a while. I appreciate reading your thoughts, especially your insights as a parent/teacher.

From Burt on Thu, Jan 07, 2021 at 18:50:49 from 98.161.146.237

I did the same thing a couple of months ago explaining why I'm a Trump supporter. Luckily nobody reads my blog anymore. But it was somewhat therapeutic to get my thoughts out.

From Jon on Thu, Jan 07, 2021 at 20:06:08 from 96.33.80.155

Where is that, Burt? I don't see it in your history

From Wesley Hunt on Thu, Jan 07, 2021 at 22:27:03 from 174.236.133.70

Was today an off day?

From Burt on Fri, Jan 08, 2021 at 09:30:27 from 98.161.146.237

Wow. It was longer back than I thought. It's my April 21, 2020 entry.

From Jon on Fri, Jan 08, 2021 at 10:00:09 from 172.58.158.136

Time Flies when you’re locked at home

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

PM: 6 miles easy.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.500.000.002.009.50

PM: Treadmill workout. 3/4 miles at 8:00-8:30 pace followed by 1/4 mile at 5:50 to 6:00 pace. Trying to get used to faster turnover and I think the treadmill is a good tool for that. May work on going up to 1/2 mile at 6 minute pace in a week or two.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
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PM: 6.5 miles at Jeremy Ranch.

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Comments
From Eva Splaine on Sat, Jan 09, 2021 at 21:11:40 from 108.61.201.170

Just the name of that place brings up images in my mind of being a beautiful place to run.

From Rob Murphy on Sun, Jan 10, 2021 at 18:44:17 from 67.177.30.39

It's the best Eva!

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.500.000.000.009.50

AM: 9.5 miles on the Pipeline. Icy in places, had to take short steps.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
2.258.000.000.0010.25

PM: 2.25 mile warm-up, stretching, 8 miles in 58 minutes on the treadmill.

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PM: Didn't get out the door until 7 pm with another wrestling match. Just 6.5 at 8 minute pace circling the neighborhood.

A former student and cross country runner of mine took his life this week. His name was Clayton Anderson and he was only 22 years old. I have his younger brother in class right now. Clayton was a wonderful young man, a joy to have in class, and his loss is really weighing on me. This is the third student or former student that has died this way since August. If you google Clayton Ford Anderson you can read about him on the Larkin mortuary website. He was a very interesting young man.

These things are sapping my energy. Those of you that are teachers know that teaching is like performing in a way and you have to bring a considerable amount of energy to it to do it well. Maybe more caffeine? 

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Comments
From Tom K on Thu, Jan 14, 2021 at 08:34:43 from 47.206.60.114

Awful news, Rob. I'm sorry you are going through this.

From Bob on Thu, Jan 14, 2021 at 12:14:48 from 98.212.23.173

Wish there was a way to stop it. More love and building up, but I'm sure the issue is more complicated. Stress and pressures.

From jtshad on Thu, Jan 14, 2021 at 12:36:59 from 75.174.18.229

Tragic, sorry for the loss of another young person who has been in your life.

From Rob Murphy on Thu, Jan 14, 2021 at 17:32:09 from 163.248.33.245

I don't want to forget any of them yet I don't want to dwell on it too much either.. It seems like just about everyone of them is a kid I'd be proud to call my own. My tendency, and I'm sure many of us have felt this, is to wonder if one more encouraging word or pat on the back from me would have made a difference. I know it doesn't work that way but still...

From Bret on Thu, Jan 14, 2021 at 17:46:05 from 99.1.32.252

So sorry to hear this Rob.

From Vis on Thu, Jan 14, 2021 at 18:20:44 from 70.34.7.218

Sorry to hear, Rob. It’s hard not to wonder if we could’ve given another encouraging word and if it would’ve helped. I know I feel like I have more encouragement to give.

More caffeine is one of the better options for the performance-based teaching you do.

From Jon on Thu, Jan 14, 2021 at 19:48:12 from 96.33.80.155

That's so sad.

The way we've disrupted the lives of young people is having a terrible toll, including increased suicides. It's everywhere. My sister is in Vegas, and they had more student suicides September to November than all of the previous year. Of course, this is affecting all ages. I've seen data that suicides have risen the most in men age 30-55.

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.250.000.002.008.25

PM: 8.25 miles on the treadmill including 4 X 1/2 mile in 3 minutes. A small victory!

Off to get my first COVID vaccine now.

I'm now 1 hour post-vaccine. Zero side effects so far.

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Comments
From Bret on Fri, Jan 15, 2021 at 06:56:24 from 99.1.32.252

Nice!

From allie on Fri, Jan 15, 2021 at 11:42:27 from 50.237.211.90

love that. my sister got vaccinated this week as well, and my mom is on deck (they are both teachers in UT). now i just need to get mine and i can visit home again :)

From Rob Murphy on Fri, Jan 15, 2021 at 17:39:30 from 67.177.30.39

They're prioritizing us based on age Allie. So yesterday it was all us geriatric teachers.

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.000.000.000.005.00

PM: 5 easy miles. Vaccine arm hurts and feeling slightly rundown today.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.500.000.000.0011.50

AM: 11.5 miles on the Pipeline Trail.

Shoulder where I got vaccinated is really sore! Hard to sleep last night because of it.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
14.000.000.000.0014.00

AM: 14 miles up and down the Pipeline Trail. Sad that I can run on snow-free trails in the Wasatch and this had to lead to a bad water situation this summer but I am enjoying the runs.

Looking forward to the Bucs vs. Saints this afternoon and the clash of geriatric, but high performing quarterbacks.

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Comments
From Jon on Mon, Jan 18, 2021 at 21:51:25 from 96.33.80.155

I was hoping the Saints would win, but was glad they lost after watching the struggles Brees had throwing. Looks like it's time for him to retire.

Your shoulder feeling better after the vaccine?

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.000.000.000.004.00

PM: Easy 4 miles.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.250.000.000.006.25

PM: 2 mile warm-up spin. 15 miles on the stationary bike in 45 minutes. Pretty hard.

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Comments
From Wesley Hunt on Tue, Jan 19, 2021 at 20:31:02 from 174.236.143.211

You’re s pretty hard dude:)

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PM: Pretty hard treadmill run. Was a bit of a struggle.

I was in Washington 4 years ago today standing on the Capitol lawn watching Trump's inauguration. Would have rather been there today if only to hear Lady Gaga in person. I thought that was just about the best performance of the national anthem ever.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
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PM: Easy 4 miles after school and before wrestling match.

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Comments
From Jon on Fri, Jan 22, 2021 at 17:39:11 from 96.33.80.155

Are you a wrestling coach? Or just attending to support the kids?

From Rob Murphy on Sat, Jan 23, 2021 at 13:31:19 from 67.177.30.39

Andy is on the wrestling team.

From Jon on Sat, Jan 23, 2021 at 20:06:46 from 96.33.80.155

That's awesome. I hadn't hear that. What weight class is he?

From Rob Murphy on Sun, Jan 24, 2021 at 14:42:39 from 67.177.30.39

152.He's actually wrestling varsity now as a 9th grader and getting his butt kicked. He was doing great as JV. The kid ahead of him at 152 became academically ineligible.

From Jon on Sun, Jan 24, 2021 at 22:06:17 from 96.33.80.155

That's one of the toughest weight classes. Experience is tough but will do him well as he gets older. Hope he enjoys it.

From Rob Murphy on Mon, Jan 25, 2021 at 05:53:54 from 67.177.30.39

Did you wrestle in high school?

From Jon on Mon, Jan 25, 2021 at 07:28:42 from 104.129.205.25

I did my junior year only, cause I had lots of friends on the team. I was not good- won about 50% of matches for JV/exhibition. It was hard but I enjoyed it- my mom hated it but supported me cause she figured it was good to really struggle at something. There's nothing quite like being out there on the mat, 1v1, nowhere to hide.

Interesting fact- I was almost my full height of 5'9" but wrestled 119 lbs without having to cut weight. I was super skinny.

From Jon on Mon, Jan 25, 2021 at 07:30:48 from 104.129.205.25

My best friend and college roommate was also a college wrestler, made it to the national championship tournament several times (I think he was top 8 once?). So I definitely was around wrestling and have nothing but respect for the toughness of those guys. I think it's awesome Andy is doing it.

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.252.000.000.009.25

PM: 9.25 miles on the treadmill.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.000.000.000.008.00

AM: 8 miles at Liberty Park. Finally, a little bit of winter.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
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AM: 13 miles on icy, snowy roads.

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Comments
From Wesley Hunt on Sun, Jan 24, 2021 at 19:47:26 from 174.236.135.93

How’d that workout for you? Hope you stayed upright...

From Rob Murphy on Sun, Jan 24, 2021 at 19:48:38 from 67.177.30.39

Short,choppy steps at 8:50 pace!

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4.000.000.000.004.00

PM: 4 miles of jogging.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.750.003.500.009.25

PM: 9.25 treadmill miles. Some of it fairly hard.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
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PM: 7.25 miles on the treadmill. Having one of my occasional hip flare-ups which makes me wonder if I will have to have a hip replacement someday.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
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PM: 2 miles. Cut run short due to hip pain.
 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
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AM: Easy 4 miles.

PM: Easy 3.25 miles

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AM: Easy 5 miles

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PM: Easy 4 miles.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
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AM: 2 easy miles.

PM: 4 easy miles.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
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PM: 2 miles around the neighborhood.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.250.000.000.004.25

PM: 4.25 miles around the Alta track.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
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PM: 2 easy treadmill miles then 15.4 miles in 45 minutes on the bike. Hard work.

Thus concludes a difficult week!

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
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AM: 6.5 miles around the Foothill Loop. Nice run.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
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AM: 8 miles up and down City Creek Canyon with Jeff. Great run, especially the down part.

Had some sadness last night. One of Ann's coworkers in the ICU was killed in an avalanche along with 3 other people while skiing in Millcreek Canyon yesterday. She was 25 years old and Ann spoke very highly of her. Sigh...

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Comments
From Bob on Sun, Feb 07, 2021 at 11:31:51 from 98.212.23.173

Wow, gone too soon. May God comfort their families and friends.

From Bret on Mon, Feb 08, 2021 at 13:24:31 from 99.1.32.252

Sorry to hear that Rob. I read about it in the paper yesterday and then quickly checked Strava - hoping that it was not Jake or Andrea - thankful that it was not them. But now sad to hear that it was someone Ann knew.

From Jon on Mon, Feb 08, 2021 at 20:45:59 from 96.33.80.155

That's sad- it made national news with 4 survivors, too.

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PM: 7.5 miles in the vicinity of Alta High School

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PM: 5.25 miles.

100 push-ups/100 sit-ups

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AM: 4 miles on the treadmill.

PM: Got second Covid vaccine, drove to St. George for a baseball tournament.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
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AM: 7 easy miles along the Jordan River.

Took a few days off mostly because I had moderately bad side effects to the second Covid vaccine. Just walking 4 to 6 miles a day since last Thursday.

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From Jon on Mon, Feb 15, 2021 at 20:51:17 from 96.33.80.155

Soreness? Fever? Fatigue?

From Rob Murphy on Tue, Feb 16, 2021 at 10:15:11 from 163.248.33.245

Yes, yes, yes. Plus shaking and nausea. Much better now though.

From Jon on Tue, Feb 16, 2021 at 10:16:13 from 104.129.205.25

Eesh- sorry to hear that. Hopefully that's the end of the side effects.

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PM: 4 miles plus weight lifting.

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PM: Wandered up and down the service road next to I-80 out a Saltair. Lovely.

3rd snow day in 3 years after 16 consecutive years of no sbow days.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
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PM: 8 miles on the treadmill.
 

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PM: 6.5 miles on the treadmill. Weights.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
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AM: 4.5 mile walk.

PM: 7 miles in the snow on the Pipeline Trail. Not very runnable.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
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AM: 10 miles along the Jordan River.

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PM: 6 miles onthe treadmill, weights.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
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AM: Easy 2 miles.

PM: Easy 4 miles.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
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AM: 5 mile run, push-ups, sit-ups, jumping jacks.

PM: 3 miles easy.

Went out to dinner with Ann at Per Noi. Something we've started doing again since we're both vaccinated.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
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AM: 8.25 miles - Foothill Loop plus a little extra.

The trusty Garmin recorded mile 2 in 4:07. That's good at 56 years old right?

PM: 3 easy miles.

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From Wesley Hunt on Sat, Feb 27, 2021 at 11:49:42 from 172.13.138.159

I'd say so:)

From Jason D on Sat, Feb 27, 2021 at 19:30:16 from 73.161.42.48

Surely a world AG best?

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AM: 7 miles in the freshly fallen snow. 

Dropping Andy off for 4 hours of sledding and snow shoeing in Big Cottonwood Canyon. We plan to have breakfast at the Silver Fork Lodge and hang out.

PM: Easy 3 miles.

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A rare day off :-)

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
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AM: Easy 2 miles.

PM: 6 miles plus enough stadium steps to ensure I will be sore tomorrow, push-ups, sit-ups. Darn neaar 60 degrees and sunny!

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
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PM: 7.5 miles on the treadmill. Alternated harder/easier every quarter mile.

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AM: 2 easy miles

PM: 5.25 miles, stadium steps, push-ups, sit-ups, 4 barefoot striders

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
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Late AM: 8 miles around Sugarhouse Park. More spring weather.

PM: Easy 2.25 miles

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AM: 4.5 miles at Liberty Park.

PM: 2 miles plus 12 stadiums.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
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AM: 9.3 miles on the Pipeline Trail. Equal mix of mud, ice, and snow with sme actual open trail.

Went to brunch after with Abby and Andy. Another beautiful day.

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8 miles treadmill

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
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8.5 miles treadmill

 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
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PM: 5.25 miles. 12 stadiums.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
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AM: 4 easy miles around the neighborhood.

PM: 9.3 muddy miles on the Pipeline Trail.

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AM: 9.3 mileson the Pipeline Trail. Trashed another pair of shoes in the mud but it was EPIC!

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From Jon on Tue, Mar 16, 2021 at 17:15:34 from 96.33.80.155

Shoes are happiest when they are muddy

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Rested. Watched Andy's baseall team lose to Herriman in a big way.:-(

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8 treadmill miles alternating 3/4 mile easy, 1/4 mile harder.

Watched the video on youtube of Conner Mantz cruching the field at the NCAA XC championships yesterday while I was running. Motivational!

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.250.000.000.007.25

PM: Gully Longer Run - it was so good to get out there on one of my favorite everyday runs. 

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8.250.000.000.008.25

AM: 100 push-ups/100 sit-ups

PM: 8.25 hardish treadmill miles.

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From Eva Splaine on Thu, Mar 18, 2021 at 17:30:10 from 108.61.201.170

In reading your blog recently, it seems that you are in terrific condition now.

You need to find a race!

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PM: 5 miles easy around the neighborhood.

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AM: 2 mile walk. 100 push-ups/sit-ups, weights.

PM: 8.25 miles with stadium steps at Highland High.

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AM: 1.25 miles to the Blue Plate Diner - met Ann for breakfast at 8 am on her way home from work.

PM: 6 miles around the neighborhood.

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AM: 100 push-ups/sit-ups

PM: 9 fairly hard treadmill miles.

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AM: 2 easy miles.

PM: 15.25 miles on the stationary bike.

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AM: 120 push-ups/120 sit-ups/core

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PM: 9 treadmill miles followed by another evening freezing my rear end off at Andy's baseball game. It's not hard to understand why in all of major league baseball there is one player from the state of Utah.

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PM: 7.25 miles - Gully Longer Run. Snowy, windy, and cold but I enjoyed it. Feeling stronger.
 

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AM: Easy 6 miles around the neighborhood.

Noon: 4 easy, 10 stadiums.

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Noon: 13 miles on the JRP. Averaged 8:27.

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PM: Easy 4 miles.

125 push-ups/125 sit-ups

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6.000.002.000.008.00

PM: 8 miles on the treadmill. Kind of hard.

Springsteen's Darkness on the Edge of Town  is surprisingly good running music.

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From Vis on Wed, Mar 31, 2021 at 19:27:25 from 207.50.154.84

Springsteen is seems to favor a pace to his music that would keep you honest.

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PM: 8 miles in the lower part of the Dimple Dell Gully. Hilly!
 

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PM: 1 mile jog on the treadmill and then 14.9 miles in 45 minutes on the bike.

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PM: 10 miles on the Pipeline Trail. 70 degrees!

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11.000.000.000.0011.00

AM: 2 mile walk around Dunedin with Andy then went to church with my mom.

PM: 11 miles from mom's house, around Fairway Estates 3 times, finishing at my sisters house. Made he drive me back home.

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From jtshad on Sun, Apr 04, 2021 at 13:24:31 from 65.129.145.205

Happy Easter! Have a good trip visiting your mom.

From Rob Murphy on Sun, Apr 04, 2021 at 18:38:33 from 72.184.235.251

You too Jeff. It's been good so far.

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AM: 9 miles around Dunedin.

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From dugco on Mon, Apr 05, 2021 at 07:43:43 from 73.42.43.155

9 miles around Dunedin is literally all the way around Dunedin! ;-) Enjoy

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PM: 4 easy mies.

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AM: Out the causeway to Dunedin Beach and around town a bit.

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Zero miles but a four mile walk. Last day in Florida.

Andy and I went to see the Angels play the Blue Jays in Dunedin. This makes my hometown of Dunedin, FL, pop. 36,000, the smallest city ever to host a regular season MLB game.

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PM: 7.5 sluggish miles around Sugarhouse Park after a day of flying. Dare I say I was feeling the effects of altitude?

Always good to return to Salt Lake. This is a good place.

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AM: 12.5 miles on the Jeremy Ranch Road.

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AM: 5 easy miles.

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9.300.000.000.009.30

PM: 9.3 miles on the Pipeline Trail. Pushed the pace a little from time to time.

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PM: 9 miles on the treadmill in the school gym. Had a bit of a miscommunication with Andy about his baseball schedule and what I thought would be a relatively short day turned out to be a very long, 13 hour day at Alta High School.

But I do have a healthy kid who likes playing baseball and a steady job that pays the bills. So all is good.

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PM: 15.5 miles on the bike.

100 push-ups/sit-ups

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4.750.000.002.006.75

6.75 miles with 8 X 1/4 mile harder efforts - between 6:10 and 6:30 pace.

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PM: 1.25 mile warm-up the some stretching. 8 miles on the treadmill in 60 minutes.

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AM: 4 cold, windy miles.

PM: 2 easy miles.

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AM: 10 muddy miles on the Pipeline Trail.

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AM: 2 easy miles.

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PM: 6.5 miles around Sandy. Ran with one of the lads on the Alta track team.

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4.500.002.500.007.00

7 miles on the treadmill with 10 X 1/4 mile at 6:00 to 6:20 pace.
 

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6.800.000.000.006.80

Tough one today. Andy has a baseball game or practice everyday after school these days and so, since it's baseball, and you never know how long it's going to last, I've been doing lots ofruns on the treadmill in the Alta gym. Today I had completed 1.5 miles when Andy texted and said he was done early so I decided to abort and take him home.

Took him home and called Jake Krong to see if he wanted to join me for a run and we ended up running 5.3 miles in 1:11 in the vicinity of Mt. Olympus on the Bonneville Shoreline Trail. 1,220 feet of "vert". Vert is this thing that causes you to run only 5.3 miles in 1:11!

Hope I won't be too sore tomorrow.
 

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PM: 4 easy miles. Very sore!

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Comments
From Eva Splaine on Fri, Apr 23, 2021 at 19:10:12 from 108.61.201.170

Sore??...That's what happens when you run up mountains the day before. :)

From Rob Murphy on Sat, Apr 24, 2021 at 18:38:32 from 67.177.30.39

You are correct! Especially when you've been doing half your running on treadmills.

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PM: 6.25 miles up and down Grandeur Peak. Not too much snow at the top. Should be gone next week unless we get a pile on Monday.

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AM: Easy 4 miles 

PM: Grandeur Peak again. Just what I needed.

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Comments
From Eva Splaine on Sun, Apr 25, 2021 at 18:19:56 from 108.61.201.170

Mr. Murphy,

I wanted to thank you for your post earlier today. I noticed that you have deleted it, but it gave me a lot of food for thought today while I was on my run. It got me to thinking about different commitments I have made in my life to family, friends, God, community, etc. and the terms of those commitments. Sometimes I feel that I get the short end of the stick and have no control of my life. But after things blow over, I always end up feeling glad things are as they are.

Feel free to post those kinds of comments any time. I love thinking deeply about things when I am on a long run.

From Jon on Mon, Apr 26, 2021 at 21:47:31 from 75.136.125.47

I'm sad I missed whatever it was you wrote. I appreciate your missives.

From Rob Murphy on Tue, Apr 27, 2021 at 07:41:30 from 163.248.33.245

Thanks for the comments Jon and Eva. The initial comment was just me venting frustration at the fact that I too often let other people's agendas, schedules, and priorities dictate how I spend my time. I deletedit because I felt it sounded whiny and my mom reads my blog and I don't want her to think I'm sad :-)

From Vis on Tue, Apr 27, 2021 at 18:21:13 from 207.50.154.84

Knowing that your mom reads your blog stokes my hope for the world. And that your respect for her affects your behavior just adds more charm to the whole thing. Mad respect, Rob.

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
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PM: 6.25 miles on the treaadmill.

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PM: Easy 6.25. Pressed for time lately.

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AM: 2 miles.

PM: 4 miles

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PM: Ventured up to Millcreek with my new Speedgoats and ran my normal 15k.

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Comments
From Wesley Hunt on Sat, May 01, 2021 at 18:45:54 from 174.236.129.78

Been running and racing on trails primarily in Speedgoats for the last year and still love them...

Saved my feet after a nagging right foot issue that started back in 2018.

Hope you are well and that whatever new philosophy your embracing provides more opportunities for joy.

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
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PM: 9.3 more up in Millcreek. It's all of a sudden hot and I'm not acclimated.

Working on adoptimg a new philosophy towards running and life.

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Comments
From Vis on Sat, May 01, 2021 at 17:31:19 from 207.50.154.84

I’m interested in the incoming philosophy.

From Nora Jo on Sat, May 01, 2021 at 18:34:39 from 68.50.212.88

Curious to the new philosophy!

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AM: 6 miles from Burch Hollow up and down the Elbow Fork trail.

PM: Easy 4 miles.

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6.250.000.000.006.25

PM: Grandeur Peak baby! It was snowing at the top!

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3.250.000.000.003.25

PM: Easy 3.25 around Sandy while Andy was at baseball.

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9.300.000.000.009.30

PM: 9.3 Pipeline miles.

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