1904 International Cross Country Championships

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1904 International Cross Country Championships
Organisers ICCU
Edition 2nd
Date 26 March
Host city St Helens, Lancashire, England England
Location Haydock Park
Nations participating 4
Athletes participating 46
Races 1
Distances 13.7 kilometres (8.5 mi)

The 1904 International Cross Country Championships was held in St Helens, England, at the Haydock Park Racecourse on 26 March 1904. A report on the event was given in the Glasgow Herald.[1] Complete results,[2] medallists, [3] and the results of British athletes[4] were published.

Medallists[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual
Men
(13.7 kilometres (8.5 mi))
Alfred Shrubb
 England
47:58.4 Albert Aldridge
 England
48:20.2 George Pearce
 England
49:38.6
Team
Men  England 27  Wales 102  Scotland 113

Individual Race Results[edit]

Men's (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)[edit]

Rank Athlete Nationality Time
1st, gold medalist(s) Alfred Shrubb  England 47:58.4
2nd, silver medalist(s) Albert Aldridge  England 48:20.2
3rd, bronze medalist(s) George Pearce  England 49:38.6
4 John Daly  Ireland 50:03
5 Fred Neaves  England 50:04
6 Jack Marsh  Wales 50:42
7 Billy Day  England 50:56
8 T. Hughes  Wales 51:00
9 Frank James  England 51:14
10 William Hickman  England 51:30
11 John Ranken  Scotland 51:38
12 Tom Downing  Ireland 51:44
13 James Barrie  Scotland 51:47
14 George Whiston  England 51:55
15 A. Campbell  England 52:02
16 Arthur Meacham  England 52:05
17 Hugh Muldoon  Ireland 52:12
18 Duncan Mill  Scotland 52:13
19 Robert Davies  Wales 52:14
20 James Reston  Scotland 52:15
21 D.G. Harris  Wales 52:18
22 Edgar Price  Wales 52:19
23 F.W. Webber  England 52:24
24 James Ure  Scotland 52:27
25 Sam Lee  Ireland 52:34
26 Rhys Evans  Wales 52:40
27 Sam Kennedy  Scotland 52:49
28 Walter Bradbury  Wales 52:53
29 George Mackenzie  Scotland 52:54
30 Michael Hynan  Ireland 52:56
31 George Arnot  Scotland 52:57
32 Pat Hehir  Ireland 52:59
33 Pat Molloy  Ireland 53:00
34 Ernest Thomas  Wales 53:05
35 Frank Peelo  Ireland 53:11
36 Sam Stevenson  Scotland 53:13
37 A. Arblaster  England 53:19
38 Robert Pugh  Wales 53:53
39 William Robertson  Scotland 53:59
40 J.J. Doyle  Ireland 55:23
41 W. Francis  Wales 55:52
42 Oscar Cunningham  Ireland 57:08
43 C.W. Winter  Wales 58:21
Thomas Mulrine  Scotland DNF
Peter Wright  Scotland DNF
Eddie Francis  Wales DNF

Team Results[edit]

Men's[edit]

Rank Country Team Points
1  England Alfred Shrubb
Albert Aldridge
George Pearce
Fred Neaves
Billy Day
Frank James
27
2  Wales Jack Marsh
T. Hughes
Robert Davies
D.G. Harris
Edgar Price
Rhys Evans
102
3  Scotland John Ranken
James Barrie
Duncan Mill
James Reston
James Ure
Sam Kennedy
113
4  Ireland John Daly
Tom Downing
Hugh Muldoon
Sam Lee
Michael Hynan
Pat Hehir
120

Participation[edit]

An unofficial count yields the participation of 46 athletes from 4 countries.


References[edit]

  1. ^ Notes on sport - Athletics. What may be called the "Grand National" of cross country sport was held in Lancashire on Saturday afternoon..., Glasgow Herald, March 28, 1904, p. 12, retrieved September 25, 2013 
  2. ^ Magnusson, Tomas, INTERNATIONAL CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS - 13.7km CC Men - Senior - Manchester Haydock Park Saturday March 26 1904, Athchamps (archived), Archived from the original on December 25, 2005, retrieved September 24, 2013 
  3. ^ INTERNATIONAL CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS, Athletics Weekly, retrieved September 24, 2013 
  4. ^ 36th IAAF WORLD CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS - EDINBURGH 2008 - FACTS & FIGURES - GREAT BRITAIN & NORTHERN IRELAND AT THE INTERNATIONAL CROSS COUNTRY & WORLD CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS (PDF), IAAF, p. 13ff, archived from the original (PDF) on September 27, 2013, retrieved September 24, 2013