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New winners for 2018 Great Knaresborough Bed Race

New winners for 2018 Great Knaresborough Bed Race

Published at 5:03pm 9th June 2018. (Updated at 7:44pm 9th June 2018)

The Great Knaresborough Bed Race has new champions.

The men's team from GH Brooks were victorious in the 53rd edition of the race, beating last year's winners Ripon Runners in to 2nd place.

GH Brooks' winning time of 13 minutes 23 seconds, was some 28 seconds faster than last year's winning time.

Results from the men's race:

Results from the Great Knaresborough Bed Race 2018

After victory was confirmed, the team tweeted:

"We did it!! The Great Knaresborough Bed Race 2018 champions!

"Thanks to everyone that has supported us and cheered us on."

LISTEN: GH Brooks

 

 

It wasn't all bad news for Ripon Runners, with their women's team winning the Best Female Team prize.

LISTEN: Ripon Runners Ladies

Tewit Youth and Scotton Scorchers were named fastest male and female junior teams respectively.

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The winners of the Great Knaresborough Bed Race in full:

Fastest Male Team: GH Brooks

Fastest Female: Ripon Runners 

Fastest Mixed: Flying Pullman

Fastest Junior Male: Tewit Youth

Fastest Junior Female: Scotton Scorchers

Fastest Junior Mixed: JP's Mini Disciples

Fastest non-Club Team (male): The Half Moon

Fastest non-Club Team (female): Welly Weelettes

Fastest New Team: Ripon Fire Station 

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