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Jack Price

Full name: Jack T. Price
Gender: Male
Born: 1884
Died: November 1965
Affiliations: Small Heath Harriers, Birmingham (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics

Biography

After winning the 1908 Midland Olympic Marathon Trial (25 miles) in 2-37:13, Jack Price was rated a strong contender for the Olympic title. At the halfway mark, Price led the field by 200 yards, but his quick early pace forced him to retire soon afterwards. He was ninth for England in the 1909 International Cross-Country and then turned professional, winning the 1910 Powderhall Marathon on his pro début. Later that year he set a world professional record for 15 miles. In 1922 he formed the Halesowen Club where discovered and train Eddie Webster.

Personal Best: Mar – 2-40:08 (1910).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer London Athletics Men's Marathon Great Britain GBR AC DNF [17½ miles]

Men's Marathon

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1908 Summer London Athletics Great Britain Final Standings AC DNF [17½ miles]