1906 International Cross Country Championships

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1906 International Cross Country Championships
Organisers ICCU
Edition 4th
Date 10 March
Host city Caerleon, Monmouthshire, Wales Wales
Location Caerleon Racecourse
Nations participating 4
Athletes participating 44
Races 1
Distances 10 mi (16.1km)

The 1906 International Cross Country Championships was held in Caerleon, Wales, at the Caerleon Racecourse on 10 March 1906. 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
10 mi (16.1km)
Charles Straw
 England
57:32 George Pearce
 England
57:55 Will Nelson
 England
58:11
Team
Men  England 24  Ireland 86  Scotland 106

Individual Race Results[edit]

Men's (10 mi / 16.1km)[edit]

Rank Athlete Nationality Time
1st, gold medalist(s) Charles Straw  England 57:32
2nd, silver medalist(s) George Pearce  England 57:55
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Will Nelson  England 58:11
4 John Daly  Ireland 58:30
5 Joe Deakin  England 58:33
6 Jack Price  England 59:40
7 Sammy Welding  England 59:41
8 W.G. Dunkley  England 59:45
9 T. Hughes  Wales 59:52
10 Sam Stevenson  Scotland 1:00:25
11 John Hayes  Ireland 1:00:27
12 Francis Whittle  England 1:00:40
13 David Cather  Scotland 1:00:41
14 Charlie Harris  Ireland 1:00:46
15 Peter Russell  Scotland 1:00:55
16 R.E. Hughes  Scotland 1:00:57
17 Tommy Arthur  Wales 1:01:08
18 Pat Joyce  Ireland 1:01:09
19 Paul Kelly  Ireland 1:01:16
20 T. Mernagh  Ireland 1:01:40
21 George Butterfield  England 1:01:51
22 Tommy Greenall  England 1:01:52
23 Eddie Ace  Wales 1:02:20
24 Edgar Price  Wales 1:02:26
25 John Ranken  Scotland 1:02:34
26 W. Thomas  Wales 1:02:35
27 Thomas Robertson  Scotland 1:02:38
28 John Gilchrist  Scotland 1:03:19
29 T. Horton  Wales 1:03:21
30 J. Finnegan  Ireland 1:03:27
31 Harry Cleaver  Wales 1:03:30
32 William Muirden  Scotland 1:03:41
33 Joe Morris  Wales 1:03:52
34 Ernest Thomas  Wales 1:04:03
35 Alexander Matthews  Scotland 1:04:03
36 T. Bunford  Wales 1:04:10
James Beale  England DNF
Billy Day  England DNF
Tom Downing  Ireland DNF
George Guthre  Scotland DNF
Alex Mann  Scotland DNF
Thomas Mulrine  Scotland DNF
H.T. Johnstone  Wales DNF
Eddie O'Donnell  Wales DNF

Team Results[edit]

Men's[edit]

Rank Country Team Points
1  England Charles Straw
George Pearce
Will Nelson
Joe Deakin
Jack Price
Sammy Welding
24
2  Ireland John Daly
John Hayes
Charlie Harris
Pat Joyce
Paul Kelly
T. Mernagh
86
3  Scotland Sam Stevenson
David Cather
Peter Russell
R.E. Hughes
John Ranken
Thomas Robertson
106
4  Wales T. Hughes
Tommy Arthur
Eddie Ace
Edgar Price
W. Thomas
T. Horton
128

Participation[edit]

An unofficial count yields the participation of 44 athletes from 4 countries.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Notes on sport - Athletics - Cross-Country Championship - England successful - At Caerleon Racecourse, Newport, on Saturday, the fourth international cross-country championship was decided..., Glasgow Herald, March 12, 1906, p. 13, retrieved September 25, 2013
  2. ^ INTERNATIONAL CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS - 16.1km CC Men - Senior - Newport Caerleon Racecourse Wednesday March 10 1906, Athchamps (archived), Archived from the original on December 25, 2005, retrieved September 25, 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