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Participants run in front of Jandilla's bulls during the fifth bull-run of the San Fermin Festival in Pamplona, northern Spain, on July 11, 2014. The festival is a symbol of Spanish culture that attracts thousands of tourists to watch the bull runs despite heavy condemnation from animal rights groups. AFP PHOTO/ ANDER GILLENEA (Photo credit should read ANDER GILLENEA/AFP/Getty Images)
Participants fall in front of Jandilla's bulls during the fifth bull-run of the San Fermin Festival in Pamplona, northern Spain, on July 11, 2014. The festival is a symbol of Spanish culture that attracts thousands of tourists to watch the bull runs despite heavy condemnation from animal rights groups. AFP PHOTO/ RAFA RIVAS (Photo credit should read RAFA RIVAS/AFP/Getty Images)
A participant falls in front of a Jandilla's bull during the fifth bull-run of the San Fermin Festival in Pamplona, northern Spain, on July 11, 2014. The festival is a symbol of Spanish culture that attracts thousands of tourists to watch the bull runs despite heavy condemnation from animal rights groups. AFP PHOTO/ RAFA RIVAS (Photo credit should read RAFA RIVAS/AFP/Getty Images)
PAMPLONA, SPAIN - JULY 10: Revellers fall in front of the Garcigrande's fighting bulls along the Curva de Estafeta during the fifth day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival on July 10, 2014 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona. (Photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images)
PAMPLONA, SPAIN - JULY 09: Matador Juan Jose Padilla fights a Victoriano Del Rio Cortes bull in the bullringr during the fourth day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival, on July 9, 2014 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
PAMPLONA, SPAIN - JULY 09: A bull from the Victorio Del Rio Cortes's fighting bulls falls amongs the runners near the end of the run on the fourth day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival on July 9, 2014 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona. (Photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images)
PAMPLONA, SPAIN - JULY 09: A matador performs in the bullringr during the fourth day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls Festival, on July 9, 2014 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
Participants run in front of Garcigrande's bulls during the fourth bull-run of the San Fermin Festival in Pamplona, northern Spain, on July 10, 2014. The festival is a symbol of Spanish culture that attracts thousands of tourists to watch the bull runs despite heavy condemnation from animal rights groups. AFP PHOTO/ ANDER GILLENEA (Photo credit should read ANDER GILLENEA/AFP/Getty Images)
Participants run in front of Garcigrande's bulls during the fourth bull-run of the San Fermin Festival in Pamplona, northern Spain, on July 10, 2014. The festival is a symbol of Spanish culture that attracts thousands of tourists to watch the bull runs despite heavy condemnation from animal rights groups. AFP PHOTO/ ANDER GILLENEA (Photo credit should read ANDER GILLENEA/AFP/Getty Images)
PAMPLONA, SPAIN - JULY 08: A reveller touches a steer during the third day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival on July 8, 2014 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
A participant falls in front of a Dolores Aguirre Ybarra's bull during the second bull-run of the San Fermin Festival in Pamplona, northern Spain, on July 8, 2014. The festival is a symbol of Spanish culture that attracts thousands of tourists to watch the bull runs despite heavy condemnation from animal rights groups. AFP PHOTO / PEDRO ARMESTRE (Photo credit should read PEDRO ARMESTRE/AFP/Getty Images)
PAMPLONA, SPAIN - JULY 07: Runners avoid a fighting calf inside Pamplona Bullring during the second day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival, on July 7, 2014 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona, (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
PAMPLONA, SPAIN - JULY 07: Medical services carry a runner after he was charged by the Torrestrella's fighting bulls along the Calle Estafeta during the second day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival on July 7, 2014 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona. (Photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images)
PAMPLONA, SPAIN - JULY 07: Revellers sleep in the early hours before the Torrestrella's running of the bulls during the second day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival on July 7, 2014 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona. (Photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images)
Participants run in front of Torrestrella's bulls during the first bull-run of the San Fermin Festival, on July 7, 2014, in Pamplona, northern Spain. The festival is a symbol of Spanish culture that attracts thousands of tourists to watch the bull runs despite heavy condemnation from animal rights groups. AFP PHOTO / PEDRO ARMESTRE (Photo credit should read PEDRO ARMESTRE/AFP/Getty Images)
PAMPLONA, SPAIN - JULY 07: A steer from the Ranch of Torrestrella runs above a runner entering the bullring during the second day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival, on July 7, 2014 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona, (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
PAMPLONA, SPAIN - JULY 07: Caravinagre 'Vinegar face' kiliki hits children during the Comparsa de Gigantes y Cabezudos 'Giants and Big Heads parade' during the second day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival on July 7, 2014 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona. (Photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images)
PAMPLONA, SPAIN - JULY 07: A young boy plays his toy drum during the second day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival, on July 7, 2014 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona, (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
PAMPLONA, SPAIN - JULY 07: People run ahead of a Toro del Fuego (flaming bull) is run through the streets of Pamplona on the second day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival on July 7, 2014 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona, (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
PAMPLONA, SPAIN - JULY 07: Revellers dance in a bar during the second day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival on July 7, 2014 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona. (Photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images)
Drunk people rest during the first bull-run of the San Fermin Festival, on July 7, 2014, in Pamplona, northern Spain. The festival is a symbol of Spanish culture that attracts thousands of tourists to watch the bull runs despite heavy condemnation from animal rights groups. AFP PHOTO / PEDRO ARMESTRE (Photo credit should read PEDRO ARMESTRE/AFP/Getty Images)
Two participants lie on the ground after falling during the second bull-run of the San Fermin Festival in Pamplona, northern Spain, on July 8, 2014. The festival is a symbol of Spanish culture that attracts thousands of tourists to watch the bull runs despite heavy condemnation from animal rights groups. AFP PHOTO / RAFA RIVAS (Photo credit should read RAFA RIVAS/AFP/Getty Images)
A man stands next to a painting of a bull-run during the San Fermin Festival in Pamplona, northern Spain, on July 8, 2014. The festival is a symbol of Spanish culture that attracts thousands of tourists to watch the bull runs despite heavy condemnation from animal rights groups. AFP PHOTO / PEDRO ARMESTRE (Photo credit should read PEDRO ARMESTRE/AFP/Getty Images)
Participants run in front of Dolores Aguirre Ybarra's bulls during the second bull-run of the San Fermin Festival in Pamplona, northern Spain, on July 8, 2014. The festival is a symbol of Spanish culture that attracts thousands of tourists to watch the bull runs despite heavy condemnation from animal rights groups. AFP PHOTO / PEDRO ARMESTRE (Photo credit should read PEDRO ARMESTRE/AFP/Getty Images)
Participants run in front of Torrestrella's bulls during the first bull-run of the San Fermin Festival, on July 7, 2014, in Pamplona, northern Spain. The festival is a symbol of Spanish culture that attracts thousands of tourists to watch the bull runs despite heavy condemnation from animal rights groups. AFP PHOTO / RAFA RIVAS (Photo credit should read RAFA RIVAS/AFP/Getty Images)
Participants run in front of Torrestrella's bulls during the first bull-run of the San Fermin Festival, on July 7, 2014, in Pamplona, northern Spain. The festival is a symbol of Spanish culture that attracts thousands of tourists to watch the bull runs despite heavy condemnation from animal rights groups. AFP PHOTO / PEDRO ARMESTRE (Photo credit should read PEDRO ARMESTRE/AFP/Getty Images)
A woman waits behind a wooden door with a painting of Saint Fermin before the second bull-run of the San Fermin Festival in Pamplona, northern Spain, late on July 7, 2014. The festival is a symbol of Spanish culture that attracts thousands of tourists to watch the bull runs despite heavy condemnation from animal rights groups. AFP PHOTO / RAFA RIVAS (Photo credit should read RAFA RIVAS/AFP/Getty Images)
PAMPLONA, SPAIN - JULY 07: Revellers dance in the street during the second day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival on July 7, 2014 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona. (Photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images)
PAMPLONA, SPAIN - JULY 07: Steers and bulls from the Ranch of Torrestrella enter the bullring during the second day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival, on July 7, 2014 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona, (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
PAMPLONA, SPAIN - JULY 07: Steers and bulls from the Ranch of Torrestrella enter the bullring during the second day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival, on July 7, 2014 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona, (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
Participants run in front of Torrestrella's bulls during the first bull-run of the San Fermin Festival, on July 7, 2014, in Pamplona, northern Spain. The festival is a symbol of Spanish culture that attracts thousands of tourists to watch the bull runs despite heavy condemnation from animal rights groups. AFP PHOTO / RAFA RIVAS (Photo credit should read RAFA RIVAS/AFP/Getty Images)
PAMPLONA, SPAIN - JULY 08: People follow the Comparsa de Gigantes y Cabezudos 'Giants and Big Heads parade' on the third day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival, on July 8, 2014 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
PAMPLONA, SPAIN - JULY 08: A Basque flag hangs from a balcony as people follow the Comparsa de Gigantes y Cabezudos 'Giants and Big Heads parade' on the third day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival, on July 8, 2014 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
PAMPLONA, SPAIN - JULY 07: People react as a Toro del Fuego (flaming bull) is run through the streets of Pamplona on the second day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival on July 7, 2014 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona, (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
PAMPLONA, SPAIN - JULY 07: A young boy plays on a running of the bulls statue during the second day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival, on July 7, 2014 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona, (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
PAMPLONA, SPAIN - JULY 08: A man poses for a picture in front of bullrunning paint as a woman tries to avoid the camera on the third day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival on July 8, 2014 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona. (Photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images)
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PAMPLONA, Spain (AP) -- An American and a Briton were among seven people injured Friday as hundreds of daredevils took part in the fifth running of the bulls at Spain's San Fermin festival in Pamplona.

The Spanish Red Cross said no one was gored in the hair-raising run but many runners could be seen slipping and falling on top of each other on the wet, cobblestone route. Some were trampled on by the half-ton beasts.

A Navarra regional government statement said a 48-year-old man from New York was treated for light head injuries, as was a 46-year-old man from Paisley, Scotland.

It said five Spaniards were also treated in city hospitals for minor injuries sustained the race.

In the early morning runs, hundreds of people test their agility and bravery by racing with six fighting bulls along a 930-yard (850-meter) course from a holding pen to the city's bull ring.

Dozens of people are injured each year in the "encierros," as the runs are called in Spanish, most of them in falls.

Fifteen people have died from gorings since record-keeping began in 1924.

Four Spaniards and an American have been gored so far in this year's festival but only one, a Spaniard, was said to be in serious condition.

The runs are the highlight of the nine-day street-partying festival, which was immortalized in Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises." The festival attracts tens of thousands of foreign tourists.

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