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L.A. County fire officials block bull run, citing safety concerns
L.A. County fire officials block bull run, citing safety concerns

Bad news for adrenaline junkies: A bull run similar to the historic event in Pamplona, Spain, has been canceled after Los Angeles County fire officials raised safety concerns. The Great Bull Run, a quarter-mile sprint in front of two-dozen snorting bulls, was scheduled for Nov. 8 at the Los Angeles County Fairplex in Pomona. It would have been the 10th event sponsored in the United States by the Great Bull Run, whose chief operating officer started with obstacle races but increased the risk factor by unleashing rampaging bulls behind runners. Los Angeles County fire officials rejected the permit request, saying the bull run "appears to violate reasonable public safety"...

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