Dr. Scott Murr, assistant professor in the health sciences department joined the Furman faculty in 1998. Dr. Murr has served as the Director of the Furman Fitness Center and Aquatics for 15 years and is also the Director of the Molnar Human Performance Laboratory. Scott Murr is a 35-year veteran in the sport of triathlon and has been running marathons even longer. From marathons to cycling centuries to triathlons, Scott has competed in over 300 endurance events.
Scott is a 12-time Ironman Triathlon finisher, having competed in Ironman Europe, Ironman Canada, Ironman USA with six finishes at the Ironman Triathlon World Championship in Kona Hawaii.
Financial: Scott Murr has an employment relationship with Furman University. He is an author with Penguin Random House, Meyer & Meyer, and Rodale Books and receives royalties. He receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. Dr. Murr has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Scott Murr is co-founder and training performance director of the Furman Institute of Running and Scientific Training (FIRST). He is a contributing writer for PACE Magazine.