The Bed Race

Postponed Until Further Notice!

October 22nd 2011 at Waterbridge, Carolina Forest

Honoring the Homeless Youth Attending Horry County Schools

Build your Chariot of Hope and let’s make a difference!


Registration Starts at 8:30am.  Bed Races Start at 10:00am


Register your team on line at Or mail your completed form to Sarah Pope at: SOS Health Care, Inc. PO Box 7136, Myrtle Beach, SC  29572 or fax to 843-497-4861

Call 843-449-0554 or E-mail for more information



Option A: The team rate is $125 before September 15th, after that it’s $150; this includes your event t-shirt.

Option B: find a business sponsor for $495; display their logo on your bed, theme, costume and our event t-shirts and race for free.

Please e-mail business logos to  Last day to register is October 15th.

Additional fundraising: If you would like to be entered into the “pillowcase full of prizes” competition, create your fundraising page at  Includes 2 airline tickets!  Raise the most money for SOS Health Care and you win all the prizes!


Bed Design

Beds must measure at least 3 feet by 6 feet, but no more than 6 feet by 8 feet – handles included

Beds must include a mattress.  Pads do not qualify.

Beds must be designed with four functional wheels making contact with the road surface at all times.  NO motors or mechanical assistance is allowed, especially nitrous or rocket systems!

All beds will be inspected prior to racing for safety and/or mechanical issues.

Racing Teams

Racing teams shall consist of one rider and four runners/pushers.


All bed racers MUST sign the Waiver of Liability and acknowledgement of the Bed Race Rules and Regulations before participating in the race.

Theme or costume attire is strongly encouraged; however, you must be attired!

All runners/pushers should wear athletic shoes suitable for street running.

During the Race

Bed riders must sit or lay flat on the bed – remember, this is not a surfing competition!

All runners/pushers must be in control of their bed until it comes to a complete stop.

Teams should not interfere or impede the progress of an opposing team, unless invited into bed.


Awards will be given to the teams with fastest overall times, 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.

Additional awards will also be given for the following:

Bed Knobs – Best Bed Design

The Loose Spring – Most Unusual Bed Design

Dream Team – The Best Overall Costume Theme


Registration includes Breakfast in Bed, live music and a t-shirt from our sponsors.

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