Fastest Male Junior Team, Knaresborough Celtic Under 16s 17:10. Fastest Female Junior Team, Rainbow Frizzles 25:25. Best Dressed Bed, St John’s Jewels. Record number of teams start Knaresborough bed race. The large increase in entries is thought to result from the 2008 Bed Race being featured on Channel 5 television with comedian Rory McGrath running with the Scotton Scorchers’ team. Flower petal girls at the Knaresborough Bed Race 2008.
The Great Knaresborough Bed Race is a wacky event where teams have to carry a bed along a three kilometer countryside course. 90 Teams Take Part in the Annual Bed Race of Knaresborough. Odditycentral.com 2008 – 2016 – Oddity Central is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-No Derivative Works 3. The Knaresborough Bed Race is a charity event involving 90 teams running through the streets of Knaresborough before pushing their beds through the river. The sport of Bed Racing has been embraced by the people of the North Yorkshire Town of Knaresborough, who hold the annual Knaresborough Bed Race.
Every second Saturday in June, The Great Knaresborough Bed Race brings the whole community together for one great big ridiculous (and sometimes downright dangerous) race down steep cobbled streets and across the River Nidd. Every year, for the past three years, we have entered a team in the Great Knaresborough Bed Race and this year is no exception! The team, known as the Bobby Dazzlers, did pretty well last year, completing the 3 km course in under 20 minutes (thats including getting the bed across the river nidd).
Knaresborough Bed Race