RunningThe 2008 Northern Berks Quad Games is hosting a pair of races on Sept. 6 at Kernsville Dame Recreation Area.

The Sprint Duathlon will feature a pair of two-mile road runs with an eight-mile trail bike race between them.

Prizes will be awarded to the fastest male and female. First, second and third place prizes will be awarded to top-finishing teams. Also, age-based awards will be given in the following manner: 0-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, and over 60.

The entry fee for the race is $12 if it's received by Aug. 30. The fee is $15 following that date.

The Mini Duathlon race is a truncated version of the Sprint race. It will be a half-mile trail run, a one and one-half-mile trail bike race and finishes with a half-mile trail run.

Prizes for the Mini Duathlon will be awarded to the fastest team and also to the fastest person aged 0-9, 10-15, 16-32, 33-49, and over 50.

The entry fee for this race is $5.

Registration on race day begins at 8 a.m. and the race starts at 9 a.m.

Kernsville Dam Recreation Area is located on Kernsville Dam Road, just off Industrial Drive between Hamburg and Tilden Industrial Park.

For more information on these events, please call Pat Adams at 610-562-7909.

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