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All Set for 50th Bed Race

All Set for 50th Bed Race

All arrangements are in place for the 50th running of the Great Knaresborough Bed Race. Any slight dampness aside the event will be as spectacular and exciting as ever.

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Park and Ride and Transportation

Park and Ride and Transportation

Free Park and Ride facilities are being provided at GSPK on Manse Lane and ALM on Grimbalds Crag Close for visitors to Bed Race. Buses will be provided by Transdev and ALM.

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It's Bed Race time!

It's Bed Race time!

The paraders, and racers, marchers, watchers, the marshals and media, the judges and, above all, the passengers are ready for the start of the 2014 Great Knaresborough Bed Race.

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Bed Race Programme Published

Bed Race Programme Published

The Programme for the 2014 Great Knaresborough Bed Race has been printed and is available at £2 a copy. Full of bed race news, the Programme also serves as an entry ticket.

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Children’s Theme for the 2014 Bed Race

Children’s Theme for the 2014 Bed Race

Bed Race organisers, the Knaresborough Lions, have announced the theme for the 2014 event: Children’s TV and Film Characters. The intention is that the theme will stimulate the wonderful imagination shown by many bed race teams in their decorations and fancy dress, says Gordon Renton, the Lions’ Chairman of the Bed Race organising committee. One of the main attractions for the large number...

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News of the 2013 Bed Race

News of the 2013 Bed Race

The Great Knaresborough Bed Race in 2013, held on 8 June was bathed in wonderful sunshine. This drew out the crowds – 30,000 visitors in town was the estimation which helped greatly in the fund-raising effort.

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