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Pamplona, ​​10 already injured in bull running in San Fermin

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The dangerous test of courage of the running of the bulls, which covers a distance of 848 meters in just three minutes, is repeated daily. Already 10 injured


Eight days of celebrations in Pamplona to San Fermin And famous Running of bulls Which was attended by hundreds of people from all over the world.

At eight o’clock the doors of the Santo Domingo bullring opened and the most daring ran ahead of the bulls, following the path along the historic centre that takes them to the bullring. This dangerous test of courage, covering the 848 metres in just three minutes, is repeated every day. There are already 10 injured in two days of celebration.

Bull running has its origins in the Middle Ages.

Encierro, the preliminary process for bullfighting in Spain, which essentially consists of moving the bulls from the pen where they are brought a few days before the show to the inside of the enclosure, has its origins in middle ageswith Navarrese shepherds bringing bulls across the prairie to the Plaza Mayor, which preceded the Plaza de Toros. The road is located in the old part of the city

The festival officially began on July 6: according to tradition, at 12 noon from the balcony of the city hall, the chupinazó, or rocket that signals the official start of the festival, was launched in front of a crowd of people.

The race was immortalized by Ernest Hemingway in the novel The Feast.

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