I'm retired from racing. Really.

January 22, 2019

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Member Since:

Feb 24, 2007



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Running Accomplishments:

I also maintain a blogspot running blog. Check it out. 

5k- 16:01, 1/2 marathon- 1:11:37, marathon- 2:34:16, 50k- 3:58, 100 mile- 15:19

Former World Record holder in 100 x 5k relay 

Ultra history:

8-100 mile, 1-100k, 9-50 mile, 2-40 mile, 14-50k-ish

12 wins, 5 CR's, plus four 2nd, five 3rd, 4th, 4th, 5th, 5th, 9th, 16th, 20th, 28th, 38th, and 62nd place, with 1 DNF 

Short-Term Running Goals:


None for now

Long-Term Running Goals:

Unretire at some point

Run a sub-6 hr 50 miler

Win a 100 mile ultramarathon


I have five cute kids. And I have some rockin short green racing shorts- I wear them mainly because it embarrasses my wife so much. I like ultimate frisbee, trail running, reading, and cheering for the Denver Broncos!   And I have the absolute best wife in the world.  And I used to run for the now-disbanded national Team Pearl Izumi- Ultra!

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 4.00 Month: 76.00 Year: 76.00
Fastwitch Lifetime Miles: 82.50
Trail N1 Lifetime Miles: 86.50
Road N1 Lifetime Miles: 31.00
Stinson Lifetime Miles: 541.50
Trail M2 2 Black Lifetime Miles: 418.50
Trail M2 3 Lifetime Miles: 459.60
Trail N2 2 Orange Lifetime Miles: 351.00
Road M2 3 Orange Lifetime Miles: 264.00
Road N2 Purple Lifetime Miles: 192.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles

AM- 10 miles on the trails behind GE.  Nice morning for a run.

PM- Paris Mtn with Aaron, Jason, and first time with James.  Hottest day of the year, 89 deg, but I didn't really notice it too much.  Did the normal loop but added HO BR.  Also jumped into the lake halfway through so ran the rest of the way with squishy shoes.  12 miles, 2600 ft climb, 2 hrs. 

Fuel XC 2 Miles: 12.00Road N1 Miles: 3.00TS 6 Miles: 7.00
Weight: 0.00
From Rob Murphy on Wed, May 15, 2013 at 19:32:05 from

Hottest day?!

We have already hit 93 in Salt Lake. Of course you still don't sweat really.

From Jake K on Wed, May 15, 2013 at 19:57:59 from

Yeah in SC it's 89 and 94% humidity. Here it's 93 and 11% humidity.

From Jon on Wed, May 15, 2013 at 20:55:32 from

Yeah, Rob, Jake's right. You know that. Hot and humid is much worse than slightly hotter and not at all humid...

From Jon on Wed, May 15, 2013 at 20:59:07 from

SLC hi/low for next 5 days:






Greenville hi/low






Let's talk Sunday, when your hi is my low... :)

From Rob Murphy on Wed, May 15, 2013 at 21:03:22 from

You know spring in Utah. There's nothing it can't do.

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