Wacky, entertaining Great Bed Race returns to Broadbent Arena | Events
From Kentucky Exposition Center
LOUISVILLE, KY – The Great Bed Race is one of the most ridiculous and lighthearted races in the country. Teams of five, four pushers and one rider, race around Broadbent Arena pushing a decorated bed in a 600 yard dash to the finish line. More than 40 teams cheered on by thousands of fans compete in this annual Kentucky Derby Festival race held Monday, April 29, 6 p.m. in Broadbent Arena.
This year’s race theme is “Now That’s Entertainment” and participants can win a variety of prizes including fastest course time, best decoration and most entertaining. For $1 fans can vote for their favorite team. The proceeds from the People’s Choice award are split between the Kentucky Derby Festival and a local charity. The event will be hosted by on air personalities from 107.7 The Eagle.
This event is free with a 2013 Pegasus pin. Parking at the Kentucky Exposition Center is $8 per vehicle. For more information visit http://kdf.org/.
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