No false advertising here. The Bed Race involves just that: Teams rolling twin beds down Commodore Plaza and Grand Avenue (3015 Grand Ave., Miami) in pursuit of pillow-talk glory. The race kicks off with time trials on Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m., and then the fastest eight beds will run in one final drag race for a special, T.B.A. prize. If thats not enough to get you out of bed, Helio Castroneves a three-time Indy 500 champion will be the Grand Marshall, and all the proceeds of the race will go to the Alonzo Mourning Charities.
Dont sleep through this beloved and free Grove Tradition. Call 305-443-2855 or visit thegreatgrovebedrace.com.
Sun., Sept. 6, 2 p.m., 2009