Hospital Bed Race

2017 Annandale Hospital Bed Race

The Annandale Hospital Bed Race is a community-building event that raises funds for local projects and Virginians with Intellectual Disabilities, including a group home here in Annandale.  This year it will be held on Saturday, May 20, 2017.
Businesses gather teams of 5 for this whacky relay race using pediatric hospital beds that have been decorated with great enthusiasm.  Awards for best decorated bed, most enthusiastic team, and the fastest team will be presented at the end of the race. This is an event that is widely advertised giving all the company teams abundant promotion as well as an opportunity to be recognized as a great corporate citizen.

here else will you have a chance to see slices of pizza racing against firefighters?  Watch the short video (above) to see the fun. Location:  Magill's parking lot, 7201 Little River Turnpike,across from Giant Food.  Congressman Gerry Connolly, Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Chairman Sharon Bulova with her team of Fairfax County Firefighters, and Mason District Supervisor Penny Gross are among the many teams that participate. 



PNC Financial Services 

Trust Commercial Properties

Annandale Shopping Center

Kinneman Insurance

Steinhorst Plumbing
BB&T Bank Annandale, VA

         Lambros Fine Jewelers       

2017 Annandale Bed Race a Great Success

Final Heat at the Annandale Bed Race - Burke & Herbert Bank, The Arlington Sheriff's Dept., and Congressman Gerry Connolly & Beanetics Beds.   (Photo by George Burke)

Hapmudo Martial Arts Studio once again won the Annandale Bed Race on Saturday, May 20, 2017 in a hotly contested race. Enterprise Rent-a-Car and Navy Federal Credit Union were narrowly defeated in a hotly contested race.  Undoubtedly, extra training sessions will be undertaken before the 2018 race. 

Fairfax Board of Supervisors Chairman Sharon Bulova with her team of Fairfax County Firefighters, and generously sponsored by Kinneman Insurance were among the many teams that participate in the Annandale Bed Race, sponsored by the Annandale Chamber of Commerce.    Great enthusiasm ruled the day with Northern Virginia Community College placing first in this category, and TD Bank for the best decorated bed, followed again by Northern Virginia Community College and Burke & Herbert Bank.

Entertainment was provided by Hapmudo Martial Arts School and the dancing mascots from Burke & Herbert Bank and Navy Federal Credit Union.   Special thanks goes to the exhaustive efforts of Carol Reuss of the Annandale Shopping Center for once again organizing this favorite community event, to Life Storage, Kinneman Insurance, chamber Partners, and all the dedicated volunteers. 


2017 Bed Race Sponsors & Participants

2017 Champions
Hapmudo Martial Arts
Navy Federal Credit Union

Most Enthusiastic Team
Northern Virginia Community College
Doterra Oils 180
Navy Federal Credit Union

Best Decorated Bed
TD Bank

Northern Virginia Community College
Burke & Herbert Bank

Other Participants and Sponsors
Chairman Sharon Bulova, Fairfax County Board of Supervisors
Trust Commercial Properties
PNC Bank
BB&T Bank
Kinneman Insurance
Life Storage
Navy Federal Credit Union
Lambrose Goldsmiths
Steinhorst Plumbing
Annandale Shopping Center
Falls Church High School
Hapmudo Martial Arts
Fairfax County Fire Dept.
Silverado, A Great American Restaurant
The Annandale Chamber of Commerce
Knights of Columbus
Northern Virginia Community College
Magill's Famous Pizza & Buffet
Enterprise Rent-a-Car
Oils 180-Deterra




Annandale Knights of Columbus

Fairfax Board of Supervisors Chairman Sharon Bulova with her team of Fairfax County Firefighters.  (Photo by George Burke)


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Magills Pizza & Pasta Restaurant TeamThe Annandale Bed RaceCenter for Dentofacial Aesthetics

2015 Burke & Herbert Bed Race Team.  (Photo by Jane Lichtner)

2016 Bed Race

Kinneman Insurance and FC Fire Dept

The Parliament Apartments at the 2016 Annandale Bed Race

Navy Federal Credit Union at the Annandale Bed Race


Burke & Herbert Bank at the Annandale Bed Race

The Finish Line at the Annandale Bed Race

Rep. Gerry Connolly Race Team

Washington Airport Authority Race Team

TD Bank Race Team

Congressman Gerry Connolly and the Beanetic Coffee Roaster Team

Fairfax County Board Chairman Sharon Bulova with her team of Fairfax County Firemen

Canine Spectators join the crowds watching the race.

Knights of Columbus Team accepting their award.

The Mascot Dance:  Navy Federal Credit Union, TD Bank, and Burke & Herbert Bank

The Mascot Dance:  Navy Federal Credit Union, TD Bank, and Burke & Herbert Bank

Hapmudo Martial Arts

The final relay at the 2015 Annandale Bed RaceBulova's Speedesters at the 2015 Annandale Bed Race

Burke and Herbert Bank fly through the semi-finals.Navy Federal Credit Union dressed their bed as a helicopter.Connolly-Beanetics Coffee:  The 2015 Winning Team

the Starting Line at the Annandale Hospital Bed Race

Photographs are from the Annandale Chamber of Commerce Archive with all rights for use reserved.


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