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Edward Carr

Full name: Edward Powell Carr
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6 (168 cm)
Weight: 130 lbs (59 kg)
Born: February 27, 1878 in Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: March 16, 1947 in Bayville, New York, United States
Affiliations: Xavier Athletic Association
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Edward Carr twice competed for the US at the Olympics as a distance runner. He competed for the Xavier AA. He ran the marathon in 1904 and the 5-mile and steeplechase in 1908. His only other known marathon was a New Years’ Day race in 1909, starting at Yonkers, New York, which began at a temperature of -18° C. (0° F.). Carr finished fourth in 3-00:45.8, as Olympian [Robert Fowler] won. Carr worked in Brooklyn as a salesman.

Personal Best: Mar – 3-00:45.8 (1909).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1904 Summer 26 St. Louis Athletics Men's Marathon United States USA AC DNF
1908 Summer 30 London Athletics Men's 5 mile United States USA 2 h2 r1/2
1908 Summer 30 London Athletics Men's 3,200 metres Steeplechase United States USA AC h1 r1/2

Men's 5 mile

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1908 Summer 30 London Athletics United States Round One Heat Three 2 QU 27:24.4

Men's Marathon

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1904 Summer 26 St. Louis Athletics United States Final Standings AC DNF

Men's 3,200 metres Steeplechase

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1908 Summer 30 London Athletics United States Round One Heat One AC DNF
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