1000 soldiers in cross-country race, Paris.
1,000 soldier athletes in Allied Cross-Country Race near Paris, France - 1916.
DS looking over stands and track as runners start. Runners approach camera; scrambling across ditch through stream; water splashing; referee shaking water off his coat. Longer shot same; after crossing water they turn and jump over wall. Then repeats from beginning: DS runners coming down field; then shot of runners crossing stream; going over wall. New shot: winner runs toward camera; closely followed by one other runner; as he comes in a few men in coats walk after him.