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Bed racing in Thailand, not for sleepers

Tuesday, 29 Jan, 2013 - 00:44

Jan. 28 - Wearing pajamas and running shoes, teams from the around the world push their luck and beds to the finish line in Pattaya, Thailand. Kilmeny Duchardt reports.

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If you're feeling a bit tired, don't lay down on one of these. These beds are for racing, not sleeping. Okay, so it might sound a bit unusual, but it's for a good cause. Hundreds of residents and tourists in Pattaya, Thailand raced their four-posters to the finish for charity. It's the city's fifth year holding the race. The event began five years ago when participants used to race hospital beds. It's evolved into a much more colorful competition, but the goal is the same. May the best bed win.

Bed racing in Thailand, not for sleepers

Tuesday, 29 Jan, 2013 - 00:44