Howard Wood Hayes (October 30, 1877 – August 30, 1937) was an American track and field athlete who competed at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris, France. He also competed in intercollegiate track for the University of Michigan.
Hayes competed in the 800 metres. He placed third in his first-round (semifinals) heat and did not advance to the final.
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