The Ambler Area Running Club proudly presents the Phils Tavern 5K.

Race proceeds and additional donations support two local charities selected by AARC members as well as scholarships for four local high schools.

Thank you to all who support AARC, our race sponsors and our annual beneficiaries.

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Above link is for Frostbite 5 Miler & Phils 5K combo registration.

Registration for only the Phils Tavern 5K will open spring of 2023.


Registration link coming soon!  

Early bird registration: Through Sunday, July 2, 2023 - $35 - Includes a guaranteed shirt size!

Standard Registration: Monday, July 3, 2023 through Sunday, July 30, 2023 - $40.00 - Shirts can be purchased in limited sizes on race day.

In-person on race day - $40.00 cash or check

Registration will be available online until midnight on Sunday, July 30, 2023. In-person registration will be available on race day.

Deadline for guaranteed shirt size is Sunday, July 2, 2023. Shirts can be purchased for an extra fee in limited, non-guaranteed sizes on race day.


Sign up for both our 2023 Frostbite 5 Miler and 2023 Phils Tavern 5K at the same time and receive a discount on both races!

2022 Shirts shown below. 2023 shirt design to be revealed summer of 2023!


2023 Beneficiaries to be announced soon!


Wheel measured 5K course  
Chip timing for the most accurate results 
Water stops
Indoor restrooms 
FREE race photographs
DJ providing prerace and postrace entertainment
Postrace refreshments provided by The Phils Tavern.


Fresh baked pies for the following...
Overall 1st, 2nd and 3rd Open Male and Female 
Masters 1st, 2nd and 3rd Male and Female

Non-Binary 1st, 2nd and 3rd 

Top 3 in each age group, in ten year increments  


2023 5K Course to be revealed soon!


We thank our sponsors who regularly support AARC, our races and our race beneficiaries. Proceeds from our two annual races allow us to make generous donations to non-profit organizations in the community and to provide scholarships to graduating seniors at local high schools.

Information on sponsoring our 2023 race will be announced soon.


Temple University Ambler 
580 Meetinghouse Rd
Ambler, PA 19002


Michelle Mayer & Katrina Brown, 
Race Directors


Race Day Instructions 

Directions to the Temple University Ambler Campus are available here.

When you reach the campus please park in the student parking lot. There are entrances to the student parking lot on both Meetinghouse Rd. and on Butler Pike.

Volunteers will be available to provide directions and answer any questions.

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