Athletics at the 1904 Summer Olympics – Men's 1500 metres
|Men's 1500 metres|
at the Games of the III Olympiad
|Competitors||9 from 3 nations|
|Athletics at the|
1904 Summer Olympics
|110 m hurdles||men|
|200 m hurdles||men|
|400 m hurdles||men|
|2590 m steeplechase||men|
|4 mile team race||men|
|Standing long jump||men|
|Standing triple jump||men|
|Standing high jump||men|
|56 pound weight throw||men|
The men's 1500 metres was a track and field athletics event held as part of the Athletics at the 1904 Summer Olympics programme. It was the third time the event was held. 9 runners from 3 nations participated. The competition was held on September 3, 1904.
These were the standing world and Olympic records (in minutes) prior to the 1904 Summer Olympics.
|World Record||4:06.2(*)(**)||Charles Bennett||Paris (FRA)||July 15, 1900|
|Olympic Record||4:06.2(**)||Charles Bennett||Paris (FRA)||July 15, 1900|
(**) This track was 500 metres in circumference.
James Lightbody set a new Olympic record and a new unofficial world record with 4:05.4 minutes.
|1||James Lightbody (USA)||4:05.4 OR|
|2||Frank Verner (USA)||4:06.8|
|3||Lacey Hearn (USA)|
|4||David Munson (USA)|
|5||Johannes Runge (GER)|
|6||Peter Deer (CAN)|
|7||Howard Valentine (USA)|
|8||Harvey Cohn (USA)|
|9||Charles Bacon (USA)|
- "Athletics at the 1904 St. Louis Games: Men's 1500 metres". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 23 October 2017.
- Wudarski, Pawel (1999). "Wyniki Igrzysk Olimpijskich" (in Polish). Retrieved 14 December 2006.