Athletics at the 1904 Summer Olympics – Men's 4 miles team race

The men's 4 miles team race was a track and field athletics event held as part of the Athletics at the 1904 Summer Olympics programme. It was the first time the event was held, though the 1900 Summer Olympics had featured a similar event in the 5000 metre team race. Two teams of five athletes each competed. The competition was held on September 3, 1904.

Men's 4 miles team race
at the Games of the III Olympiad
VenueFrancis Field
DatesSeptember 3, 1904
Competitors10 from 2 nations
1st place, gold medalist(s) David Munson
Arthur Newton
Paul Pilgrim
George Underwood
Howard Valentine
 United States
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Albert Corey
Sidney Hatch
Lacey Hearn
James Lightbody
Frank Verner
 Mixed team


Individual standingsEdit

The points system was based on point-for-place, with low scores desirable.

Place Athlete Team Time Points
1   Arthur Newton (USA) New York AC 21:17.8 1
2   James Lightbody (USA) Chicago AA 2
3   Frank Verner (USA) Chicago AA 3
4   Lacey Hearn (USA) Chicago AA 4
5   George Underwood (USA) New York AC 5
6   Paul Pilgrim (USA) New York AC 6
7   Howard Valentine (USA) New York AC 7
8   David Munson (USA) New York AC 8
9   Albert Corey (FRA) Chicago AA 9
10   Sidney Hatch (USA) Chicago AA 10

Team standingsEdit

The scores from each of the individual team members were summed, with the lowest-scoring team winning.

Place Team Points
1   New York AC (USA) 27
2   Chicago AA (ZZX) 28



  • Wudarski, Pawel (1999). "Wyniki Igrzysk Olimpijskich" (in Polish). Retrieved 13 December 2006.