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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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