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Breakfast with Fosbury and Friends

For Immediate Release Date February 3, 2016 Contact: Jaxon Jensen (208) 317-3142 E-mail: media@simplotgames.com Breakfast with Fosbury and Friends Reaching New Heights Pocatello, Idaho – You would think after failing on the first two pole vaulting attempts at the Olympics you would be nervous. It did the exact opposite for Olympic gold medalist Steve Hooker. […]

Jump the Distance

For Immediate Release Date: January 26, 2016 Contact: Kayla Nelson (208)-244-8030 Email: media@simplotgames.com  Jump the Distance Don’t miss the long jump at this year’s Simplot Games   Pocatello, Idaho­­­­­–For those unfamiliar with the event, the basics of the long jump can appear fairly simple. “It’s like running and taking off. Just pretend like you’re jumping into […]

Behind the scenes

For Immediate Release Date: January 22, 2016 Contact: Courtney Lee, (208) 339-6813 E-mail: media@simplotgames.com   Behind the scenes Simplot Games volunteers make it happen   By Courtney Lee Times and distances are a vital part of Simplot Games. Athletes rely on times and distances for seeding, determining a winner, and celebrating when records are broken. […]

Party like a Track Star at the After Dark Party

For Immediate Release Date: January 21, 2016 Contact: Kayla Nelson (208)-244-8030 Email:media@simplotgames.com   Party like a Track Star at the After Dark Party Dinner, workshops, games, and dancing   Pocatello, Idaho –The Simplot Games After Dark Party gives participating athletes the opportunity to meet each other, make new friends, and have fun. The After Dark […]

Dave Nielsen awarded Spirit of the Games

For Immediate Release Date: January 20, 2016 Contact: Courtney Lee, (208) 339-6813 E-mail: media@simplotgames.com   Dave Nielsen awarded Spirit of the Games Idaho State University head track and field coach honored Pocatello, Idaho – Dave Nielsen has not only dedicated the past 33 years to Idaho State University’s track and field program as their head […]

Meet us on the fast track

For Immediate Release Date January 20, 2016 Contact: Jaxon Jensen (208) 317-3142 E-mail: media@simplotgames.com Meet us on the fast track Don’t miss this year’s 38th Simplot Games Pocatello, Idaho –  The 38th annual Simplot Games will be held February 18-20, 2016, at Idaho State University’s Holt Arena. Over 2,000 athletes from 20 different states, along […]

Simplot Games Registration Now Open

For Immediate Release Date: December 16, 2015 Contact: Courtney Lee, (208) 339-6813 E-mail: media@simplotgames.com   Simplot Games Registration Now Open   Pocatello, Idaho – It’s that time a year again to register for the 2016 Simplot Games. The 38th annual event will be held February 18-20th, 2016 at Idaho State University’s Holt Arena. The nation’s […]

International athletes win medals at 2015 Simplot Games: New Canadian youth indoor record, five athletes finish first

For Immediate Release Date February 21, 2015 Contact: Amy Sorensen (801) 554-6988 E-mail: media@simplotgames.com   International athletes win medals at 2015 Simplot Games New Canadian youth indoor record, five athletes finish first   Pocatello, Idaho – Victoria Tachinski of Winnipeg, Manitoba, and Amelia Mazza-Downie of Maribyrnong, Australia, helped lead a commanding group of international athletes […]

Athletes from near and far shine at 37th annual Simplot Games

For Immediate Release February 21, 2015 Contact: Amanda Meixel, (702) 370-4484 E-mail: media@simplotgames.com   Athletes from near and far shine at 37th annual Simplot Games Idahoan wins 3200, Canadian record falls, Australian athlete gets gold, and several top times set by U.S. athletes   Pocatello, Idaho–Simplot Games has truly become an international event presenting gold […]

New Image Training Group of Los Angeles wins boys’ 2015 Simplot Games 4×400-meter relay

For Immediate Release February 21, 2015 Contact: Amanda Meixel, (702) 370-4484 E-mail: media@simplotgames.com     New Image Training Group of Los Angeles wins boys’ 2015 Simplot Games 4×400-meter relay   Pocatello, Idaho-The New Image Training Group Team ‘A’ from Los Angeles wins the boys’ 4×400-meter relay at the 2015 Simplot Games. Isaiah Jewett, a senior, […]

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