Rob Murphy

March 21, 2023

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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: 6.50 Month: 72.11 Year: 341.86
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

One mile jog to Highland High.

Eleven miles in 1:20 with Jake, Josh, Jon Kotter, Collin, Kramer, and Ashton.

1.25 mile jog back home.

Off to Cub Scout stuff now with Andy.

Here's a pretty cool infographic on the value of sleep. Got it from Jay Johnstons twitter.

Click on it to make it larger.

PM: Two mile walk around the neighborhood after a huge dinner at Ruth's with Abby and Andy.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From CollinAnderson on Sat, Feb 15, 2014 at 11:38:33 from

Nice to run with you guys today. You didn't seem bugged by any of the pace increases today... got any big races coming up?

From Rob Murphy on Sat, Feb 15, 2014 at 12:04:26 from

I was keeping my "bugged" to myself.

No big races until June when I do Grandmas. I might try to find something that fits into my coaching schedule between now and then. Of course there's the 15k next weekend!

From Jake K on Sat, Feb 15, 2014 at 12:22:49 from

Nice run today Rob. Have fun at cub scouts.

From SpencerSimpson on Sat, Feb 15, 2014 at 15:37:21 from

Great find and read on sleep. I'm a big believer of sleep. Love it. Nice run today.

From Jason D on Sat, Feb 15, 2014 at 20:38:02 from

Tiger Woods needs to get more sleep.

I've also been following the Salt Lake City local cuisine via your posts and I have been trying to get a sense of it.

If I am ever in town I will probably have the smoked salmon salad. Of course the amount I already eat I might be the only runner to die of hypertension.

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