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The Running of the Bulls Through the Years (PHOTOS)

From Hemingway to bros, the streets of Pamplona have never been boring during the annual San Fermin festival.

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From Hemingway to bros, the streets of Pamplona have never been boring during the annual San Fermin festival. Here bulls entering the arena in 1954.

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Spectators in July 1952.

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Bullfighter Antonio Ordonez in bull ring at El Escorial with Ernest Hemingway in 1960. Hemingway popularized the running of the bulls in his 1926 novel, The Sun Also Rises.

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The running of the bulls isn't just for Pamplona. Here men climb up a wall in 1965 to escape a bull running lose below them in Morita do Ribatejo, Portugal. The bull was one of many turned loose during a “Largada,” something like the running of the bulls in Pamplona.

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Amateurs run into the stadium with the bulls in Pamplona, 1988.

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Spanish bullfighter Juan Jose Padilla kneels down in front of a bull during the last bullfight of the San Fermin festival in July 14, 2012. Padilla lost an eye after getting gored the previous October during a bullfight in Zaragoza, northern Spain. He made a comeback five months afterwards. 

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A combo picture shows a man getting gored as participants run ahead of Dolores Aguirre fighting on July 12, 2008 during the sixth running of the bulls of the San Fermin festivities. The running of the bulls take place at 8 a.m. on each day of the centuries-old festival, which is also known for its all-night street parties that attract tourists from around the world. 

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Recortadores, acrobats, dodge and leap over bulls in Pamplona.

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Revelers run away followed by a flaming fake bull "Toro de fuego" during the second day of the 2014 San Fermin fiestas.

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People standing on balconies look at participants as they run in front of Alcurrucen's bulls during the first bull run of the San Fermin Festival on July 7, 2013.