BED RACING RETURNS AND EVOLVES
Race for your own cause in November has been rescheduled and will return in 2016
Who: Bed Race Evolution – The Great Grove Bed Race
Where: Bayshore Drive in Coconut Grove
When: Rescheduled for 2016 – New Date to Be Announced
South Florida bed racing fans can consider this years event increased in desire. In 2015, announced today that this years racers will choose their own charity to push for, literally and put personal passion into their racing. A bed on wheels, five man teams and a worthy cause worth running for will hit the streets in Coconut Grove in November. Veteran MC Vanilla Ice Ice Baby returns with IHeart Media’s Mobile Mike along with some soon to be announced virgin celebrities getting in on the action. Live music, family fun and of course wacky bed racers sprinting from 11 AM to 5 PM, Saturday November 7, 2015, Bayshore Drive, Coconut Grove, Florida. Registration is open at www.TheGreatGroveBedRace.com
Schedule of Events:
11 AM Family fun and performances by Hip Hop Kidz
12 PM Pit Row Parade and Celebrity judging
1 PM Race to the finish line
5 PM Finale, Prizes and Awards.
The event will host 40 teams in four divisions; Co-Ed, Corporate (over 30 years of age), Women’s and Men’s division. Teams are made up of corporations, bars, restaurants, charities, groups, and clubs. Miami officials, entertainers, friends and family all get together to race real beds mounted-on-wheels. Register to be a tough pushing racer or save the date for stunning costumes, celebrities and all day fun this November.
After seven years of the bed racing, the 2015 festival evolves with more live music, Craft Beer by Miami’s ‘Concrete Beach Brewery’ food pairings by local restaurants and entertainment for kids age 7 to 70..
Top prizes of the day are not for speed though, the fans vote for “Crowd Favorite” with donations going to the team’s charity through the new voting and challenge app ‘ChallengeStar’. “Best Décor”, “Best Engineered” and “Funniest” beds are chosen by the celebrity judges and sponsored gifts and prizes will be awarded to the winners. Want to be in it for speed? The trophy for fastest race team in each division also comes with extreme bragging rights.
Celebrities like rapper Flo Rida, Pit Bull, and Helio Castroneves have joined Vanilla Ice in previous years so stay tuned for more announcements, as bed racing in Miami is unequaled. Register to Race, be a vendor or become a sponsor for one of South Florida’s most unique & creative events. Most importantly, set your alarm and save the date for November 7, 2015 and get out of bed for the best festival in town. Racers will run all day raising money for charity and doing good, while feeling great.
The production team of the Bed Races creates festivals, fundraisers, sporting event and art shows in South Florida region as well as marketing, social media and public relations for clients across all industries. Bed racing began long ago on college campuses as relay races and is now a global sporting event. For many years bed racing has been a local tradition of Coconut Grove. Today, after seven years, and produced by Bed Race Productions, a new festival has emerged with all day activities, kids entertainment, live music and celebrity appearances. For more information on this events and other activities coming up, contact Co-Founders Barbara Ferenczi (305) 766-3536 or Daisy Holcombe (786) 399-9669.