Events QCFH Ottawa
Accora Village Bed Races for Kiwanis
February 18, 2023
Community Events

The annual Accora Village Bed Race for the Kiwanis Club of Ottawa is one of the highlights of Winterlude. 30 teams of 4 runners and one rider compete with modified and decorated beds for honours and prizes as the fastest bed, the best decorated bed and the best fund raisers. Put your team together for the race on February 18, 2023. This would have been the 42nd running of the Bed Race, and the 20th organized by the Kiwanis Club of Ottawa. 2023 here we come.

This event is a lot of fun for participants, and the funds raised goes to support the Kiwanis Club of Ottawa’s projects and the Queensway Carleton Hospital Foundation.


Registration for 2023

Registration and pledging are available online.

  • Team registration is $300 and the fee is waived if your team raises $1000 or more in pledges

  • Your team gets a minimum 2 races with a potential for up to 5

  • Great prizes and bragging rights

  • There are a limited prebuilt beds are available for purchase of $200


The race will take place this year on York Street near Dalhousie, with

  • registration starting at 11:00,

  • the Parade of Beds at 12:30,

  • racing between 13:00 and 14:30,

  • and the after party starting at 15:00, location to be finalized.

To learn more about the Bed Races, please contact Katie Barrett at or 613-721-4700 ext. 1073.