Running Of The Bulls in Pamplona, Spain Day 2, 2011

Running of the bulls in Pamplona, Spain is a sport that will continue till the end of the world. It is one of the most dangerous sports out there and anywhere for that matter.

It's a sport that is runs for eight days in June each year and people from around the world goes to see.

Each year guys primarily gets hurt or killed. but they continue to do it anyway.

The running of the bulls is a 400 year old annually tradition that became famous after Ernest Hemingway wrote a book named "The Sun Also Rises." The book is also named "Fiesta," and was written in the 1920's.

Some say the tradition began officially around 1591, when three summer events were combined. The festival of San Fermin, the livestock fair, and the bullfighting festival.

The runners mainly dressed in the traditional white outfits with red handkerchiefs.

The course runs for 902 yards which leads to the bull ring. Later on the bulls will be against matadors in the bull ring. For most of the bulls it will be certain death.

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