Host City: Paris, France
Venue(s): Colombes Olympic Stadium, Colombes
Date Started: July 11, 1924
Date Finished: July 13, 1924
Format: Six men ran for each team with three to count. Point-for-place scoring.
Led by Paavo Nurmi and Ville Ritola, Finland was heavily favored. Nurmi and Ritola placed 1-2 individually, and when Elias Katz came in in fifth place, the Finns comfortably won the gold medal. This was Nurmi's fifth gold medal of the 1924 Olympics.