Running of the bulls is a practice which has been kept alive in many parts of Spain as part of its culture although the one which gets the most media attention is the one which takes place in Pamplona, Spain. The eight day event comes as part of the Sanfermines Festival.
It is said that the tradition of bull running begun in Northeastern Spain in the 14th century when people were transporting cattle for sale to the market Showbox Download. To hurry the process, men used to use techniques such as fear and excitement until it became more of a competition. In the same period young men started running in front of the bulls to show their bravado.
The bull running in Pamplona begins on 7th July and will take off daily at 8.00 Am until the festival ends on July 14. Among the rules imposed upon the runners is that they should be of an age above 18 years. Secondly, the runners should never attempt to incite the bulls by running in the opposite direction and finally, the participants should not be under the influence of alcohol. It happens that the six bulls which participate in the morning runs are the same ones which will be fought in the afternoon. In their company will be six steers. The average speed of the entire herd is 24 km/h which makes the race event very exciting.