KEY WEST, Fla. - Ernest Hemingway look-alikes took part in Saturday's Running of the Bulls in Key West -- a take-off on the annual run held in Pamplona, Spain.
The event was a part of Key West's Hemingway Days festival, honoring the American author who lived and wrote on the island during the 1930s.
The bull run featured scores of past winners and competitors in the annual "Papa" Hemingway Look-Alike Contest, parading through Key West's historic downtown with life-size replica bulls on wheels, the Florida Keys News Bureau reports.
The event took place outside Sloppy Joe's Bar, which was frequented by Hemingway during his decade-long residence in Key West, with a route proceeding along part of the island's famed Duval Street.
According to the Florida Keys News Bureau, the look-alikes followed the Pamplona parody with a pre-birthday cake and celebration saluting the anniversary of Hemingway's July 21 birth.
The festival concludes Sunday.
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