Emerald Miles 5K Run/Walk



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 On-line registration is now over! You can still register in person at one of the Packet Pick Up Events (see below for details), or the morning of the event from 7:30 am – 8:30 am.


Are you ready for Emerald Miles 2017?  Registration is open!

Join us on Saturday, March 11th, 2017 for the annual Emerald Miles 5K run/walk! Your participation in this event helps the Epilepsy Foundation provide valuable services to our community including: counseling, support groups, community education, group homes, Camp Flame Catcher for youth with epilepsy, an Adult Day Activity Program and much more!

The race begins and ends at Newport on the Levee and is dedicated to the memory of Dennis Stemler. Dennis was an energetic, caring young adult who found joy in living. He never let life get him down, but always reached for the stars as he overcame the many struggles associated with epilepsy. He took part in the Epilepsy Foundation’s Camp Flame Catcher and teen support group, was active in his high school and ran on both his school’s cross country team and in this race. On February 24, 2004, Dennis died unexpectedly from a seizure. His death has had a profound impact on the community as hundreds of families, friends, and classmates have joined together to honor Dennis by participating in this event.

Numerous awards will be handed out including:

  • Trophies to the first male and female runners and walkers
  • Medals to the first and second place finishers in each age division:
    • Runner’s Divisions: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-69, 70 and over.
    • Walker’s Divisions:  19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 and over.

Register your team by 2/24/2017 to have your team name included on the back of the shirt. **Refreshments  & music will be available after the race

Registration information:


  • Adults (13 and over) Pre-registration is $30 (includes an event shirt*); If you register on Thursday, 3/9 or Friday, 3/10 the fee is $35.00. If you register the same day of the event the fee is $40.00.
  • Children (12 and under) are $15 (includes an event shirt*); If you register on Thursday, 3/9 or Friday, 3/10 the fee is $20.00. If you register for the event same day the fee is $25.00

Children in strollers are free, but do not receive event shirt or awards

*All pre-registration event shirts must be picked up by 9:00 am on race day or they will be forfeited*

Register early! Anyone registering after 2/24/17 Will Not be guaranteed an event shirt!

To be pre-registered, your registration form must be post-marked by Monday 3/06/2017 or completed on-line by noon on Wednesday 3/08/2017.

Packet pick-up: If you are pre-registered, you can beat the crowd on race morning by picking up your number and shirt early during these times:

  • Thursday, March 9th from 3:00-5:30 pm at the Epilepsy Foundation’s office downtown (895 Central Ave., Suite 550, Cincinnati, OH  45202)
  • Friday, March 10th from 3:00-5:30 pm at the Epilepsy Foundation’s office downtown (895 Central Ave., Suite 550, Cincinnati, OH  45202)

The race starts at 9:00 am; same day registration is from  7:30 am – 8:30 am

To check out the route, click here

There are many sponsorship opportunities available! Click to read about them: EM Sponsorship Packet 2017

To register for the event, follow this link: On-line registration

For Printable Event Brochure: emerald miles flyer 2017

Questions? Call the Epilepsy Foundation at 513-721-2905


Make a weekend out of it!! This year for the Emerald Miles we are offering a special rates at the Hampton Inn & Suites, Newport, KY–a new hotel that was just built by the levee. The rate is only $109.00 per room and includes free parking and a full breakfast. To find out all of the details and book your room, click here!

A BIG Thank you to our 2017 sponsors!!

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Looking for your 2017 race time? Here is the link: www.timingspot.com

For 2016 race times: 2016 emerald miles times

For 2015 race results, please visit: http://www.finishspot.com/2015/emerald/middle.html and scroll to the bottom of the page under Emerald Miles Results!

A Big Thank You to the 1607 participants and to all the people who made team donations! Check out Kiss 107’s video of Emerald Miles 2015 here: Kiss 107’s Emerald Mile Video

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