1904 Summer Olympics Men’s Marathon

May 21, 2022 • Wikireadia

The men’s marathon at the 1904 Summer Olympics in St. Louis, United States, took place on August 30 of that year, over a distance of 24.85 miles (40 km). While thirty-two athletes representing four nations competed, only 14 managed to finish the race, which proved to be a bizarre affair due to poor organization and officiating.

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Wikipedia contributors. March 22, 2022. Athletics at the 1904 Summer Olympics – Men’s marathon. (n.d.). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved May 16, 2022, from [](–_Men%27s_marathon)

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1904 Olympics- Runners lined up at start of Marathon Race, receiving instructions immediately prior to start
Nathan Lazarnick, New York, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

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