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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 May 2019
On Friday, 50 of our pupils travelled to the ‘E’ District Athletics Championships...
30th Jan 2019
Cross Country Congratulations to the cross country team who participated in the E...
29th Jan 2019
Well done to the 27 students from CHS who attended the 2019 Eastern District Cross...
24th Jan 2019
Cross CountryGood luck to the 30 pupils who travel today to the E District cross...
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...