Today at 8:00 AM local time, the running of the bulls took place in Pamplona, Spain. The running of the bulls is the highest profile event of the San Fermin festival, which is held July 6-14 every year. Eight runnings take place over the course of the eight-day festival. Runners start each bull run, or "encierro," singing a benediction at the statue of the event's patron saint San Fermin, shouting together “¡Viva San Fermín! Gora San Fermin!” ("Long live San Fermin" in Spanish and Basque). A rocket then signals that all six bulls have been released and the 826 meter sprint begins. 
Runners must be over 18 years old and traditionally carry that day's rolled-up newspaper in hand to draw the bulls' attention. Every year, between 200 and 300 people are injured and 15 people have been killed since record-keeping began. While many people turn out for the running of the bulls, the tradition is not without controversy, as many animal rights activists oppose and actively protest the event. View more photos and videos of the events in San Fermin by tapping the blue location text above this image and visiting the #pamplona and #sanfermin hashtags. Photo by @justinejat888
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  • instagramToday at 8:00 AM local time, the running of the bulls took place in Pamplona, Spain. The running of the bulls is the highest profile event of the San Fermin festival, which is held July 6-14 every year. Eight runnings take place over the course of the eight-day festival. Runners start each bull run, or "encierro," singing a benediction at the statue of the event's patron saint San Fermin, shouting together “¡Viva San Fermín! Gora San Fermin!” ("Long live San Fermin" in Spanish and Basque). A rocket then signals that all six bulls have been released and the 826 meter sprint begins.
    Runners must be over 18 years old and traditionally carry that day's rolled-up newspaper in hand to draw the bulls' attention. Every year, between 200 and 300 people are injured and 15 people have been killed since record-keeping began. While many people turn out for the running of the bulls, the tradition is not without controversy, as many animal rights activists oppose and actively protest the event. View more photos and videos of the events in San Fermin by tapping the blue location text above this image and visiting the #pamplona and #sanfermin hashtags. Photo by @justinejat888

  • mendosykYo no se como pueden alabar a un subno***l que se dedica a matar animales. ¿Acaso esto no es maltrato animal? Sin vergüenzas, me avergüenzo de mis tradiciones...
  • wenzyiwow stronger!!so excited!
  • clauhcocaEn esta fiesta no se mata a los toros ni tmp se les haxe sufrir solo corren por una calle y luego se van ;)
  • nicolas_pascuMentira, los matan(;
  • tombarkerRed bull or bull red
  • ellyversoGora San Fermin!!! ♡
  • teddibearvazquezWoooooooooooooooooowwwwww
  • mariaaeyaralarNo se mata a los toros en la fiesta:(
  • mariaroodrgzViva san fermin!!!
  • ammajed1010وين جماعه الرفق بالحيوان والا بس علينا لو يموت قطو عند المسلمين والعرب شنعوا فينا في جرايدهم وهم يعذبون الثور علشان يستانسون
  • jamesdechochAds
  • jamesdechochSfs
  • imr3aluglyWow
  • sheila_perez_2001Viva san fermin y viva españa !!!
  • sheila_perez_2001Estoy en contra de que maltraten a los toros pero en esta fiesta no lo hacen
  • margiec98Do any of these people realize there's a bull lose. omg.
  • unnaihaleraYo soy pamplones y esto orgulloso de estas fiestas
  • unnaihalera@sheila_perez_2001 yo soy pamplones y acen el encierro para matar ha los toros por la tarde
  • dannydomunt@unnaihalera y estas orgulloso de eso?
  • team_eurovision✨❤️
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