No previous experience of bed-racing required! Just be willing to push yourself hard, run past your limits and race your team to glory – whilst raising money for your chosen NZ registered charity.


Are you a registered New Zealand charity? Do you need to boost your profile and fundraise for your cause? Be sure to have a racing team representing YOUR charity in the Great Auckland Bed Race.


Can your company put a huge smile on everyone's face? We need your help to make the Great Auckland Bed Race a runaway success, and raise big money for a whole range of registered NZ charities.


Do you want to be a part of the Great Auckland Bed Race, without actually having to do any of the running? Whatever skills you may have to offer, we would very much appreciate any help you can give.

About the event

Be sure you get along to the next run of the Great Auckland Bed Race and support all of the teams competing! This FREE entry annual family fun day extravaganza was designed especially to raise funds for registered New Zealand charitable organisations. Highlights of the day include a themed novelty fancy dress bed parade, the largest pillow fight Auckland has ever seen, plus the most competitive bed race around! Join us at Auckland Domain, for the most fun you've ever had in bed - with knobs AND wheels on!

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Last race run

With sixteen racing teams competing for the glory of the podium, the contest began in earnest when the Signals Pipes & Drums band led out the “Heroes & Villains” parade in glorious sunshine. The day proceeded with the largest pillow fight Auckland has ever seen, before the race kicked off. Several burst tyres later, one broken axle, not to mention a whole raft of completely exhausted racers, the third run of the Great Auckland Bed Race was deemed a phenomenal success, having raised nearly $50,000 for the fourteen charities involved.

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