June 20, 2017 | Jacqueline Hedlund

Come join the fun and excitement of the 11th Annual Running of the Bulls at San Fermin de Nueva Orleans, on July 8, 2017 at the Sugar Mill, 1021 Convention Center Blvd. The event is scheduled for 6:30 AM till 12 PM. The Running of the Bulls in New Orleans coincides with the celebration in Pamplona, Spain. However, The New Orleans version replaces the bulls with the Big Easy Rollergirls and other roller derby leagues that come from all over the USA to take part in this event. Runners, called RollerBulls will be dressed in red, carrying plastic bats and horns extending from their helmets. It’s quite a spectacle and thousands show up to participate!  Want to get in on the fun?  Click this link for tickets:    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/san-fermin-in-nueva-orleans-2017-the-running-of-the-bulls-tickets-32569128139?aff=RealtyExecs  The Running of the Bulls is presented by NOLA Bulls, LLC and proceeds will benefit Beth’s Friends Forever which assists women with breast cancer who are financially unable to afford supplemental cancer insurance. For information on this organization, please see the following link: http://www.bethsfriendsforever.org/.

Photo Credits:  Ryan Hodgson Rigsbee (upper left, lower left & lower right) and Jason Eppley (upper right)



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