After a two year absence from Winterlude the Bed Race returned to a great reception! The weather was brisk with a wind chill of -35 C, however the enthusiasm of the racers and the crowd with the help of master of ceremonies Max Keeping and Suzanne Pinel the day was a hot one.
Best Decorated/Best Costumes Hewlett Packard Canadian Nature Federation Gorland Mechanical
Top Fund Raising Team Gorland Mechanical Huntley Hosers International Union of Elevator Contractors
Top Fund Raising Individual David Burke - Huntley Hosers John McGlade - Nesbitt Burns S. Robertson - The Nature Express
The Race Winner - International Union of Elevator Contractors.
The Kiwanis Club of Ottawa Bed Race Committee organized this fun event this year, with the proceeds being directed to the Medical Foundation of the Kiwanis Club of Ottawa. Lots of photos can be found here. Special thanks to our sponsors: Cognos who sponsored the final heat. Lone Star who sponsored a semi final heat and helped out with food for the racers. SKAL who sponsored a semi final heat. Apollo Management who sponsored a semi final heat. McDaniels Independent Grocer who supplied food for the racers. Nova Visual Products who provided the sound system. Claude Detillieux from CD Creative for his help on the materials.