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Cookstown High School, Cookstown

Athletics & Cross Country


This is the main Summer sport and pupils are regularly successful at District, Ulster and Irish level. We regularly have pupils who gain representative honours.

Pupils compete in the Tyrone County sports and Northern Ireland Championships. An annual Sports Day is also held at the end of June.

Training takes place in the Summer term on at least two afternoons a week.

Cross Country

Teams are entered into the District Schools Championships. Teams and individuals who are successful can progress to Ulster and Irish competition.

Training takes place on Wednesday afternoons from October to February.



15th Nov 2018
Yesterday evening four pupils and some staff took on the challenge of completing...
26th Oct 2018
Pupils and staff pictured warming up and completing week six of Couch to 5K on 24th...
16th May 2017
Fifty-nine CHS athletes competed in the E District Schools Athletics Championships...
24th Jun 2016
Congratulations to all pupils (and staff) who took particpated in Sports Day on Wednesday...
26th Apr 2016
Year 12 pupil Grace competed in the London Mini Marathon at the weekend. She was...
19th Feb 2016
Athletes from CHS competed in the E District Cross Country Championships at Necarne...
2nd Jun 2015
Congratulations to Jacqueline Burns who won the Irish Schools Senior Girls Javelin...
5th Mar 2015
Three pupils competed in the Ulster Schools cross country championships at Mallusk...