Rob Murphy

June 25, 2022

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Salt Lake City,

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

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Miles:This week: 47.00 Month: 190.05 Year: 1136.29
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Nine gully-wompin miles after track practice.

Registered my boys and their smokin 7:51 4 x 800 time for New Balance Outdoor Nationals today. I won't be able to go with them. Bummer.

Spent two hours this evening with my old friend Jack Bauer.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Jake K on Tue, May 06, 2014 at 11:49:32 from

We used to have rules in college for a game that involved certain numbers of pushups for everytime Jack killed someone, yelled "D@mmit", tortured someone, etc. Great way to get the upper body shredded.

I'm saving the episodes for June so I can watch them on the way to Duluth to get super-pumped up! Avoiding online spoilers is also great mental discipline training.

From SpencerSimpson on Tue, May 06, 2014 at 14:50:55 from

I have never done a guilty run before Rob. Explain this one? Did you steal a slurpee at the local 7-11 and then run away from the store manager for 9 miles? I have a $1.19 for you when I see you next. Or maybe it was you were trying to get as tired in nine miles as Jack Bauer gets in 24 hours. He doesn't even take a pee break! How?! ;) MIH

From Jon on Tue, May 06, 2014 at 20:15:57 from

So what did you think of the first show? I missed the first 20 min, but found it enjoyable for the most part. Seeing Chloe like that really was strange.

From Rob Murphy on Tue, May 06, 2014 at 20:24:44 from

I thought it was great. No better pure escapism than 24 in my opinion.

I did want Chloe to ditch the eye make-up.

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