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Information for the 2005 Hamot 10k is taken from the 2005 application


If you are pre-registered, you may check your information here.

The Event

Hamot Health Foundation, the Erie Runners Club and the city of Erie present the 2005 Hamot 10K/Mayor’s Cup. In addition to the competitive 10K and 5K event, the day’s activities also include a Toddler Trot for kids ages two to eight.

Event Highlights

ChampionChip Timing

This year’s results will be tabulated by The Runner’s High using the ChampionChip Timing System. On race day, runners will be issued a rental computer chip which is attached to the shoe lace and worn throughout the race. Special mats at the finish line will record a finishing time for each chip. All chips must be returned at the finish line. A $35 fee will be charged if the chip is not returned. Chips must be picked up on race day; chips will not be issued before race day.

Post-race Shower and Locker

Convenient shower and locker area is available free to race entrants at the Hamot Wellness Center located at 300 State Street from 9-11 a.m. Just show your bib number to use this free service. Please bring your own lock, towel and soap.

Starting Times and Locations

Each event begins promptly at these times:

Hamot 10K/Mayor’s Cup 8 a.m.

5K Walk/Run 8:15 a.m.

Toddler Trot 9:30 a.m.

Awards Ceremony 10 a.m.

All events begin and end at the center of the Hamot campus at Second and State Streets. Water stops, medical assistance and traffic control are provided for the safety of the participants. First aid, provided by Hamot Sports Medicine, along with water and refreshments are available at the finish. The 10K course is USATF certified #PA98016WB and follows a scenic route through Erie, passing through the lovely South Shore and Frontier areas. The 5K Walk/Run will follow as an out-and-back course. The length of the Toddler Trot is adjusted for each age group. A course map is available online at


The entry fee for the 2005 Hamot/Mayor’s Cup 5K & 10K is $15. Add $3 if postmarked after Friday, Aug. 10. The family rate for four or more participants is $45, for pre-registered only (before Aug. 10). All 10K and 5K Walk/Run entrants receive a commemorative 2005 Hamot10K /Mayor’s Cup t-shirt. Registration for the Toddler Trot for kids ages 2-8 is free and will be taken until 9:15 a.m. on race day. Toddler Trot t-shirts are available on the day of the race for $4 each or can be pre-ordered on the registration form.

Day of race registration is held on Sunday, Aug. 21 in the Hamot Surgery Center parking lot from 6-7:30 a.m. All 10K and 5K event participants must be registered by 7:30 a.m. on race day. All runners/walkers must plan on arriving early to facilitate distribution of the ChampionChip. Complete and sign the attached application and send it (along with your check or money order made payable to Erie Runners Club) to: Hamot 10K/Mayor’s Cup, c/o Erie Runners Club, 1903 W. 8th Street, PMB 296, Erie, PA 16505-4998. For additional information, call the Erie Runners Club at (814) 452-1023 or contact David Comi (814) 881-0060 or You can also visit or On-line registration is available at

Pre-race Packet Pick-up & Late Registration

Hamot Medical Center North Lobby, 201 State St.

Fri., Aug. 19, noon to 6 p.m.

Sat., Aug. 20, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Day of Race Packet Pick-Up and Day of Race Registration

Sun., Aug. 21, 6-7:30 a.m.

Awards and Commemoratives

Hamot 10K and 5K Walk/Run awards are presented to the first three overall male and female finishers, as well as the first male and female masters and wheelchair winners.

Awards also will be presented to the first three male and female finishers in the 10K run, 5K run and 5K walk in the following age groups: 15 and under, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+

There will be no duplication of awards.

All participants in the Toddler Trot event will receive a commemorative medallion. The awards ceremony begins promptly at 10 a.m. in front of the Hamot Surgery Center on East Third and State Streets.

Directions to Hamot

Hamot is located at 201 State St. in downtown Erie, PA.

From Interstate 79:

Follow the Bayfront Highway about three miles to State Street. Turn right on State Street. Hamot will be on your left.

From Interstate 90:

Take the Parade Street exit. Follow Route 8 and Parade Street through Erie to Second Street. Turn right onto State Street.


The Erie Parking Authority operates a public parking ramp across from Hamot Medical Center. Access to the ramp is from East Third Street. A metered parking lot is located at Third and French Streets. Street parking is limited, but available and free on Sundays.


The Hamot 10K/Mayor’s Cup is brought to you by the Hamot Health Foundation & the Erie Runners Club

Also supported by: Hamot Wellness Center, Creative Imprints, Star 104, Hamot Surgery Center and Time-Warner Cable.

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