Programme of events for the 2018 Great South West Bed Race


8am                  Gates open, teams set up their Bed Rest (camp site)

9am                  Scrutineers: beds are presented for mechanical checks and race approval given by race marshals.

10am                Opening of attractions at Bed Race Square including markets, food trucks, live music, amusements and                            activities

11.30am           Opening ceremony at Bed Race Square by Mayor of Bunbury Gary Brennan and winners of best                                      dressed Team and Bed Announced

12noon             Grand parade of teams and beds, led by best dressed team from Bicentennial Square

1.00pm             CEO Sprint

1.30-3pm          Main Bed Race (teams set off at 10 second intervals)

2pm                   Fastest competitive teams expected to finish the race

3.30pm              At the conclusion of the races Presentation of Prizes:

  • Most Entertaining Team Parade
  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd Fastest Teams
  • Wooden Spoon