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3rd Pamplona bull run finishes with no gorings

Tuesday - 7/9/2013, 4:32am  ET

In this photo taken on Sunday, July 7, 2013, Michael Hemingway, 16, right, Ernest’s Hemingways great-grandson, takes photos beside his father, John, 53, at the San Fermin fiestas, in Pamplona northern Spain. The running of the bulls is televised nationally and is the highlight of the nine-day street partying festival, which became world famous following the 1926 publication of Ernest Hemingway's novel "The Sun Also Rises."(AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)

PAMPLONA, Spain (AP) -- Thousands of people run alongside six fighting bulls through the narrow streets of the northern Spanish city of Pamplona in a speedy but goring-free third bull run of San Fermin festival.

Navarra Hospital chief Javier Sesma said two people were taken to city hospitals for bruises sustained in a hectic event that lasted just under three minutes Tuesday.

The 8 a.m. run is televised nationally and sees thrill-seekers race with fighting bulls and their guiding steers along a 930-yard (850-meter) route from a holding pen to Pamplona's bull ring.

The nine-day street partying festival became world famous with the 1926 publication of Ernest Hemingway's novel "The Sun Also Rises." It attracts tens of thousands of foreigners each year.

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