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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.



22nd Mar 2023
AN EVENING WITH MARY PETERS Cookstown High School are delighted to present...
4th Oct 2021
Huge congratulations to Year 13 pupil, Nick, who was not only selected to run in...
28th Jun 2021
Congratulations to Nick who won gold at the U20 Irish Senior Championships in Santry,...
14th Sep 2020
Well done to Year 12 pupil Nicholas who won the 1500m at the NI and Ulster Championship...
6th Feb 2020
31 Cross Country runners from Cookstown High travelled to Necarne Estate in Irvinestown...
3rd Feb 2020
Congratulations to Nicholas who won the 800m at the NI and Ulster Championships in...
5th Nov 2019
Well done to Year 11 pupil Nicholas who took part in the NI & Ulster Even Age...
19th Jun 2019
Drum have dominated the past three years but now we have a new winner!!!! 1st place...