The Senior men's race at the 1984 IAAF World Cross Country Championships was held in East Rutherford, New Jersey, United States, at the Meadowlands Racetrack on March 25, 1984. 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 (12.086 km)
- Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result
An unofficial count yields the participation of 240 athletes from 37 countries in the Senior men's race. This is in agreement with the official numbers as published.
- ^ Athletics - Carlos Lopes of Portugal won the world cross-country title over seven-and-a-half miles of Meadowlands Racecourse in New York yesterday in a time of 33 minutes 25 seconds, but Scotland's best medal hope Shettleston Harrier Nat Muir, was forced to watch the race on television, confined to bed with a bronchial virus and a temperature of 103..., Glasgow Herald, March 26, 1984, p. 15, retrieved October 21, 2013
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- ^ IAAF WORLD CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS, Athletics Weekly, retrieved October 9, 2013
- ^ a b 36th IAAF WORLD CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS - EDINBURGH 2008 - FACTS & FIGURES - GREAT BRITAIN & NORTHERN IRELAND AT THE INTERNATIONAL CROSS COUNTRY & WORLD CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS, IAAF, p. 2ff, retrieved October 9, 2013