Primary Schools XC Competition

CBS Thurles Primary Schools Cross County Competition

CBS Thurles Primary Schools Cross Country Competition

CBS Thurles Primary Schools XC competition


CBS Thurles will host an invitational cross-country race for local primary schools on Friday 4th March 2022 at Thurles Crokes AC grounds. Registration will open on Monday 14th February and close on Friday 18th February .  Races will start at 10:30am.

The races are as follows:

  • 3rd Class Girls – 800 meters
  • 3rd Class Boys – 800 meters
  • 4th Class Girls – 800 meters
  • 4th Class Boys – 800 meters
  • 5th Class Girls – 1000 meters
  • 5th Class Boys – 1000 meters
  • 6th Class Girls – 1000 meters
  • 6th Class Boys – 1000 meters

There will be 16 races in total

Entry fee is €1 per child. Schools can enter as many athletes as they like in each race.  Children can run as individuals and if there are enough from the same class \ same school they can also form a team.  A team consists of 4-6 athletes with the first 4 across the finish line to count for the score.

Medals will be presented on the day for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th place finishers.  Teams awards will be presented at a later date.

All hands are welcome and most appreciated in making a great day of competition. Any questions\need further information please send a message to

How the event is organised