Rob Murphy

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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: 11.00 Month: 155.35 Year: 1812.93
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7.250.000.000.007.25

7.25 miles in The Gully with Jeff, Justin, and Walter. Enjoyed a swim and an AWESOME Hampton Inn breakfast with the Shadley's after.

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Nine miles on the Porter Rockwell Trail during practice. Threw in some barefoot striders in Draper Park for good measure.

Both teams looked good today.

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No running.

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I just deleted Greg McMillan's "How to Break Two Hours in the Half Marathon" podcast he sent me. Didn't even read the email.

If I keep up the way I've been going, I may have to undelete it.

PM: 7.25 mile treadmill run.

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7.25 miles in The Gully. There are a million sunflower's along the trail.

Ate an apple after. I made a resolution to eat as many apples as bananas.

We're doing 9-11 stuff in class today. Kind of puts me in the same funk I was in on that day.

PM: 2 easy miles around Andy's baseball field up in The Avenues. More cemetary running.

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Five trail miles on the Herriman XC course.

My boys did well at the Herriman Invitational finished in a 4th place tie and, as usual, lost out on the 6th man. Third place was one point ahead of us. So, 5th place and one point off of 3rd. Grrrrrrr!

My girls beat Bingham for the first time! Looks like 2nd place in our region is a real possibility.

GREAT NEWS!

I got a letter from Time magazine today informing me that since I'm about to turn 50 that I am eligable for the "senior citizens rate" on a subscription.

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12.500.000.000.0012.50

12.5 miles at Jeremy Ranch with my team. Cubby, Davis, and Ashton ran 15!

PM: Walked a couple miles and did some push-ups and sit-ups.

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