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The Great Bull Run

Man steps in front of charging bulls at The Great Bull Run in Petersburg, Virginia on Aug. 24, 2013. (Photo: Chris Moody/Yahoo News)

The Great Bull Run: 'Running of the bulls' American style

It was nearing the end of a long day full of booze, food fights and group runs alongside 1,000-pound bovines, and no one had been sent to the hospital. Yet.

“We came all this way and not a single broken neck,” one reporter lamented.

We had come here to cover The Great Bull Run, the first attempt at an American version of the traditional Spanish "running of the bulls" made famous by Ernest Hemingway in which thousands of thrill seekers flee from massive charging animals with sharp horns.(Chris Moody/Yahoo!News)