The Enbridge 24th Annual Bed Race organized by the Kiwanis Club of Ottawa for the Kiwanis Medical Foundation took place during Winterlude on February 14th, 2004. The weather was much more cooperative than last year, and the 40 teams did a great job of racing and raising pledges, and hosts Chris Day and Suzanne Pinel did a great job of keeping everyone informed.
The Kiwanis Club of Ottawa Bed Race Committee organized this fun event, with the proceeds of almost $25,000 directed to the Kiwanis Medical Foundation. Kiwanis has also partnered with the Information Technology Branch of the Canada Customs and Revenue Agency (CCRA) for a used blanket drive.
Race Winners 1st place - Welcome Inn 2nd place - Algonquin College Fire Fighters 3rd place - Algonquin College Student Association 4th place - Enbridge
Best Costumes and Decorations 1st place - Welch and company 2nd place - Apollo Centurions 3rd place - The RCMP Musical Ride
Special thanks to our costume and decoration judges Mauril Belanger, Guy Laflamme, Catherine Lindquist and Jackie Holzman.
To get a feel for the event, have a look at some or the media coverage, or of the photos of the race taken by Jamie Johnson, or the photos taken by Shaun Vardon.