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: 0.00 Month: 144.35 Year: 1801.93
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
26.500.000.000.0026.50
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
13.000.000.000.0013.00

13 miles on mountainous trails.

PM: 2 mile walk. Long, solo tube down the Clark Fork.

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
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It's been a tale of alternating weeks lately. This one's a bad one.

Major wind storm yesterday and we've been without power since. 110 mph winds here in Salt Lake.  Fair amount of damage to the house and yard. Many of the very large trees in the neighborhood completely uprooted and we have neighbors much worse off than we are. Neither of our cars were crushed! Mom is in the ICU in Florida and I'm worried about her. Andy's fall baseball season just got cancelled for COVID reasons. 

Can't watch TV but I listened to NPR's All Things Considered on my phone this afternoon and I understand that the entire country is either burning down or blowing away amidst the ongoing pandemic. 

Managed a 2 mile jog before I lost interest and went for a walk instead listening to a book about the French Revolution.  Always besst to focus on calmer times durning times of stress. :-)

 

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
4.000.000.000.004.00

AM: Easy 2 miles.

PM: Easy 2 miles.

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
7.500.000.000.007.50

AM: Easy 4 miles.

PM: Easy 3.5 miles.

My hip really hurts.Just flared up in the middle of this low mileage week and it's really difficult to run. Arthritis?

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
26.500.000.000.0026.50
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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