The Senior men's race at the 1974 IAAF World Cross Country Championships was held in Monza, Italy, at the Mirabello Racecourse on March 16, 1974. A report on the event was given in the Glasgow Herald.
Complete results, medallists,  and the results of British athletes were published.
Senior men's race (12 km)
- Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result
An unofficial count yields the participation of 125 athletes from 19 countries in the Senior men's race. This is in agreement with the official numbers as published.
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