Ernest Barnes was one of only four of the 12 British entrants to complete the 1908 Olympic marathon when he finished 13th, one spot behind the leading Briton, [William Clarke]. In 1909 Barnes placed 10th in the International Cross-Country Championships.
Personal Best: Mar – 3-17:30.8 (1908).
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