Annual Bed Race Event

Our fourth annual bed race fundraiser will be held Sat. Oct 14, 2023 at 600 SE Flagler Ave Stuart Fl 34994.

Create a Team, Create a Theme, Build a Bed, Race to End Childhood Homelessness


Five people per team. Ages 10 and up.

Entry Fee: $150 per team
(includes event t-shirt for each participant and Crew Bag!)

Deadline to enter is Friday, October 6, 2023. Space is limited!

  • All must sign the waiver for the race: Waiver – Bed Races Participants
  • Five (5) people per team. Substitutions may be allowed at the discretion of judges due to medical issues.
  • Beds must at least twin mattress size and be constructed in a fashion that all pushers are able to see the course in front of the bed.
  • One member (at least 100 lbs.) must be riding on the bed for the entire race.
  • All racers must be at least 10 years of age.
  • All four pushers must be in contact with the bed when crossing the finish line to qualify.
  • Use of helmets, kneepads and athletic shoes is encouraged.
  • Shoes required.
  • All bed costs are borne by the entrants. This includes the entry fee.
  • Failure to report for bed inspection by 9:00am will mean disqualification and forfeiture of entry fee.
  • Every team member MUST sign a race waiver.
  • Bed must not be higher than 8 feet. For safety reasons, we encourage sturdy frames.
  • Beds must be twin size or larger and include a box spring, mattress or both. No air mattresses.
  • Push bars (handles) are allowed, but may not extend more than 16 inches away from the bed frame. They must be designed for safety with no sharp or jagged edges allowed.
  • Beds must have four wheels. All four wheels must have contact on the ground at the finish line. All wheels must be load-bearing and functional but do not have to be the same size.
  • Steering mechanisms may be used. No bed may have motorized or mechanical means of motion. All means of motion shall be limited to race team members.
  • Race Track: 600 SE Flagler Ave Stuart Fl 34994
    (next to Sailfish Ball Park, same road as the Stuart Water Tower)
  • Bed Drop-off and Pickup is located in the parking lot nearest the Ball Park.
  • All races will be run in Heats of 2 beds each. All teams will run in a minimum of 2 heats. Heats will be chosen prior to race.
  • Lane assignments will be determined prior to the race at random.
  • Each race team will stay in their lane throughout the race. Interference with another team may result in a five second penalty.
  • The two (2) fastest teams will race for 1st and 2nd place. The fastest time from the final will become the overall winner.
  • AWARDS for: Fastest Bed . Best Overall Theme . Best Construction & Design . People’s Choice . Highest Fundraising Merit Award
  • Bed Race Schedule: Please note that times are approximate and the number of entries will affect timing. More accurate timing will be determined closer to the day of the event and communicated to Team Captains.

8:00 — 9:00 am Bed Race Dropoff and Race Registration

9:00 — 10:00 am Bed Judging

10:00 — Parade of Beds and Races Begin

1:00pm — Awards Ceremony

Questions: Contact Family Promise at: or 772-266-9327

Thank You To Our Sponsors

Highlights of our Family Promise Bed Races 2021

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