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Member Since:

Jul 27, 2010



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Running Accomplishments:

PR's -

Mile - 4:38    (High School)

2 Mile - 10:12 (High School) 

3 mile - 15:51 (High School)

10k - 35:19 (High School)

Marathon - 2:59 marathon (London -2013)

Half marathon - 1:25:18 (Deseret News 2013)

Ran all 5 of the World Marathon Majors (NY, Chicago, Boston, London & Berlin)

5 x Boston Marathon

Triathlete - sprint to half-ironman distance

Climbed Alpe d'Huez on my bike 



Short-Term Running Goals:

Sub 3 hour marathon

Long-Term Running Goals:

Continue to improve times on all distances from 5k to marathon


Married with three daughters - each of them are recreational runners.

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 50.25 Month: 120.71 Year: 555.95
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

PM - lots more snow than I had expected - so Finn and I went for a run on the golf course    Conditions were quite slippery in spots.    I only fell 5 times though, but Finn had a blast - which made this a fun run.   

Good news - the golf course was in financial trouble and could not find a buyer - so the city got a grant from an organization that converts golf courses to parks.  No development will take place and the course will become a passive green space with trails etc.  Ironically that’s what I have been using it for since I moved here - sort of without official permission.   


PM - About 1.5 mile walk in the snow to try to "rescue" daughter Delaney on her way back from college, who had to abandon her car about 3 miles from the house.  The road she was on was impassible (not plowed or treated) and when she tried to turn around, she got stuck in a snowy muddy driveway.  We tried to drive out to her - but could not get our SUV out of the neighborhood due to the roads.  So we set out on foot to meet her halfway.  About a third of the way, a couple in a 4 wheel drive truck picked her up and got her to our neighborhood entrance.  

From Rob Murphy on Fri, Dec 08, 2017 at 16:34:53 from

Come out here and warm up. No snow at all.

That golf cours idea is cool.

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