Robert Murphy

QT: 2:18:58

Residence: Warsaw, IN

Hometown: Warsaw, IN

College: Vincennes University and Indiana University Purdue University in Indianapolis

Age on Race Day: 25

Affiliation: Three Rivers Running Company (Brooks)

Qualifying Race: Chevron Houston Marathon 2020

Marathon Best: 2:18:58

Social Handles: Instagram - @robertdownymurph

Favorite inspirational quote: "When you always want more and more, your desire cannot be satisfied. When you practice contentment, you can say 'yes, I already have everything I need.' - The Dalai Lama

Favorite song to run to: Here I Go Again - Whitesnake

Favorite TV show: Black Mirror 

Of Note: 

  • Custodian at Milford School
  • Runner-up in 2019 Detroit Free Press/TCF Bank Half Marathon
  • Ran his first marathon in Indianapolis in early November 2019
  • Qualified for NCAA D1 Nationals in the steeplechase; 11-time All-American in junior college
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