Not held in other editions
| Event type

⅓ mile, Men

Date4 – 5 August 1904
LocationFrancis Field, Washington University, St. Louis
Participants6 from 1 countries

The one-third mile event was contested with two semi-finals followed by a final. The semi-final winners were Teddy Billington and Marcus Hurley. In the final Burton Downing took the lead and led Hurley until the last few yards of the stretch when Hurley jumped past him and won the race by a length. Teddy Billington was third with Charles Schlee fourth.

1Marcus HurleyUSAGold
2Burton DowningUSASilver
3Teddy BillingtonUSABronze
4Charles SchleeUSA
AC h1 r2/3Oscar GoerkeUSA
AC h1 r2/3Fred GrinhamUSA

Round One (4 August 1904)

Top two finishers in each heat advanced to the semi-finals.

Heat One

1Charles SchleeUSAQ
2Teddy BillingtonUSAQ

Heat Two

1Oscar GoerkeUSAQ
2Fred GrinhamUSAQ

Heat Three

Heat Four

Semi-Finals (5 August 1904)

Top two finishers in each heat advanced to the final.

Heat One

1Teddy BillingtonUSA50.2Q
2Charles SchleeUSAQ
ACOscar GoerkeUSA
ACFred GrinhamUSA

Heat Two

1Marcus HurleyUSA44.2Q
2Burton DowningUSAQ

Final Round (5 August 1904)

1Marcus HurleyUSA43.8
2Burton DowningUSAat 1 length
3Teddy BillingtonUSA
4Charles SchleeUSA