The Bloody and the Brave

Every year the goriest moments from the Running of the Bulls flash across television screens, but the instances of bravery that follow are often cut out. Presenting the ten most dangerous moments at the Fiesta de San Fermin, from start to finish.

Jul 5, 2011
Outside Magazine
Running of the Bulls

Running of the Bulls    Photo: Copyright Jim Hollander, not to be reproduced in any form

Someone was gored in Pamplona, again. That might be the extent of your knowledge about the Running of the Bulls, especially if you get your updates from the evening news every July. Here's what television stations in the United States usually don't show—the unseen moments of courage that follow the blood. Elite runners known as Divinos (the Divine ones) often push the limits of bravery to help the fallen as half-ton bovines rumble past. For that reason, I’ve included the before and after in my list of the ten most dangerous moments of the Running of the Bulls in the last decade.

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