Rob Murphy

May 25, 2022

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Salt Lake City,

Member Since:

Feb 11, 2010



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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: 14.50 Month: 170.90 Year: 893.69
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PM: 7.25 un the gully. Solo this time. Time was 1:06:34 for a 9:11 pace. I feel like I need to speed this up. Felt pretty good though.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Jon on Wed, May 11, 2022 at 23:59:34 from

Rob- what's the shortest distance available to run at least some of Pipeline? Where do you start/finish, and what section do you run? I'm looking for the most downhill/fun section.

From Rob Murphy on Thu, May 12, 2022 at 06:45:28 from

Wait...are you in town?

From Jon on Thu, May 12, 2022 at 08:49:35 from

I'll be in SLC for a bit at end of June for a family reunion.

From Rob Murphy on Thu, May 12, 2022 at 12:06:45 from

The Burch Hollow Trailhead is the best place to start. The trail is gently rolling, not really hilly at all. Pretty rocky in some places.

From Jon on Thu, May 12, 2022 at 20:06:27 from

Are there other trails you'd more highly recommend that are accessible, fun, and fairly easy?

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