Rob Murphy

July 23, 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

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: 30.75 Month: 142.26 Year: 1387.21
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.250.000.000.006.25

Easy am run around Sugar House. Long run tomorrow - hopefully.

Going to see McFarland USA at 12:45 with Abby and Andy if anyone wants to join us.

PM: Walked 3 miles.

Went to McFarland USA with Abby and Andy. Really good life in general movie, mediocre running movie. Fat runner and runners with linebacker type builds winning state championships. Are there no skinny actors out there? None of the cross country meets in the movie had the feel or atmosphere of real cross country. Also, with the exception of the McFarland coach, all the coaches in the movie were jerks and racists. As we all know, cross country coaches are the salt of the earth, the best of God's creation.

The movie was about a lot more than cross country though and those parts were excellent. Thouroughly enjoyed it as did the kids. 

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Comments
From steve ash on Sat, Feb 21, 2015 at 17:50:12 from 65.130.187.195

I'm a skinny actor.. Everyday I go out to run I tell myself I'm not 44.. I can still run fast.

Enjoyed your film critique by the way. Just showed my boys the trailer and they are all in to go see it now.

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