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  • Charity benefits from Bed Race

    Charity benefits from Bed Race

    The Great Knaresborough Bed Race has developed significantly in the last 50 years, and as it has done so the funds raised for local good causes have also grown. In 1975, £1,700 raised...

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  • Teams Should Make History Clear

    Teams Should Make History Clear

    ​Teams entering for Bed Race are advised to make clear the history of their team. This is in case there is a lottery to decide on the final 90 teams to take place in the event.

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  • Popular Culture Theme for 2015

    Popular Culture Theme for 2015

    ​The theme for the 50th Great Knaresborough Bed Race has been announced - 'Popular Culture from the Past 50 Years'. The Race will be run on 13th June 2015...

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  • Best Ever Pageant

    Best Ever Pageant

    ​Keen bed race addicts agree: 2014 witnessed the best ever pageant through the Marketplace, down High Street and Bond End of the decorated beds, dressed runners and helpers...

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  • It's Bed Race time!

    It's Bed Race time!

    ​It's on! The River is low; the weather will be fine; the safety barriers are in place; the rides are arriving and the excitement has reached fever pitch...

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  • Bed Race Programme Published

    Bed Race Programme Published

    ​The 2014 Bed Race Programme is now out. In 48 pages of full, glorious technicolor it covers the theme of this year, Children's TV and Film Characters...

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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...

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