Greensboro Roller Derby Hosts “Running of the Bulls”-style Fun-Run and Block Party

Posted by Press Release on September 13, 2012 at 3:09 pm under Amateur | Comments are off for this article

On Saturday, October 6th, Greensboro Roller Derby brings the excitement of Spain’s “Running of the Bulls” to downtown Greensboro. Like the annual event in Pamplona, Spain, participants will try to outrun a rampaging horde that relentlessly gives chase through the streets. Only the bravest attempt the run, and not all will escape the wrath of the horde. However, instead of angry bulls, this horde will consist of a mob of Greensboro’s own roller girls, skating through the heart of downtown Greensboro to apprehend you and your fellow runners in a 1 mile fun-run! Think you can outrun a roller girl? This is your chance to find out!

After the run, the event will continue with a free block party featuring local artists, vendors and live music as well as local food trucks and beverages. We will also be holding a raffle featuring many fabulous prizes donated by local businesses.

What: Running of the Bulls by GSORD
Where: MCoul’s Public House –
110 W. McGee Street Greensboro, NC 27401
When: Saturday October 6th –
Registration 3 pm
Race 4 pm
Block Party until 11 pm
Runner Entry Fee: $10 (advance)/$15 (day of) or $10 if you come in costume

Hosted by your very own Greensboro Roller Derby, in partnership with MCoul’s Pub. A portion of the proceeds will benefit The Merit Pit Bull Foundation, which facilitates the rescue and permanent placement of pit bull type dogs who were abandoned, neglected, abused and/or surrendered within NC.

Early Registration: (You must be 21+ to run) http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/272853

www.GreensboroRollerDerby.com
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www.mcoulspub.com


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