Big Easy Rollergirls ready to take on the NOLABull Run July, 2007.
As the Times-Picayune's Chris Rose puts it:
"It would take a New Orleans state of mind to attend the famed Running of the Bulls in Pamplona, Spain, and conclude: We need to do that here."

Saturday morning, 8 AM, over 30 Big Easy Rollergirls (a real professional team) armed with whifflebats and sporting a set of bullhorns will pursue the foolhardy through the French Quarter, whacking any and all.

I don't think I can get up early enough to get photos. but it promises to be a most unusual event.

...event coordinator Tracey Bellina, who skates under the pseudonym of "Archbishop Pummel," (says): "Sure, I've got a bunch of bad-ass chicks on wheels who probably wouldn't mind beating up on a bunch of guys."

Archbishop Pummel points out: "For any late risers, the Rollergirls will be available to hurt you at the Gazebo." (at the French Market. There's also a pre-party tonight at the Rio-Mar restaurant on St. Peter Street in the Warehouse District; the long-term goal for is to make this a full-fledged three-day festival celebrating Spanish culture. And I'm not making that up.)
says Chris.

Times-Picayune, July 11, 2008
The Official event website:

They have more photos posted from last year's event on Flickr. Looks like a rollicking good time was had by all.

And tomorrow the Running of the Bulls in New Orleans!


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