Rob Murphy

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Location:

Salt Lake City,

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 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.

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: 9.30 Month: 99.41 Year: 99.41
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
51.500.000.000.0051.50
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
12.000.000.000.0012.00

12 miles in 1:34 around Sugarhouse Park.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Day of rest.

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

Finally made it up for a morning run. 5.25 on the treadmill before work. Heel hurts a little, but not too much.

PM: So I left work early today to transport a colleague to the Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah because he couldn't drive cuz ( would it surprise some of you to know that high school students actually use "words" like cuz in there essay writing? They actually write serious academic papers as if they were texting) his eyes were dilated....

So I made it home early enough to relieve my old lady (I'm seeing how long it takes Ann to see that I've referred to her as my old lady) of some of the child rearing responsibilities and took Abby to swim practice. Went across the street to the gym and pounded out 6.25 miles on the treadmill.

Saw Andrea at the gym doing a brutal hot tub workout.

A DOUBLE TODAY! 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.500.000.000.006.50

Best Buy Loop (6.5 miles) plus 15 minutes of Jay Johnson's brutal core exercises.

 

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.250.000.000.008.25

8.25 on the treadmill in 60 minutes. Did quite a few minutes at what could almost be described as tempo pace. Exciting.

Then I braved the Highways of Death for the drive home. That was a serious deluging of snow! Didn't like having the little bitty Honda either. It took me one hour to get home from Sandy.

Got home, shoveled snow. Sitting by the fire now with a blanket, refreshing beverage, and an attention starved dog. 

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.000.007.00

I did a bunch of cross training plus about 2 miles on the treadmill. Rode pretty hard for a half hour on the spin bike. The seven mile total for the day I just completely made up.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.250.000.000.006.25

Crazy, fun, and eventful day. Wish I had energy to write more.

One mile warming up with the crew at the Oval this morning, but mostly just playing coach. 5.25 COLD MILES AROUND THE NEIGHBORHOOD this afternoon. 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
51.500.000.000.0051.50
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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