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An injured runner is given first aid by medics after running ahead of Cebada Gago fighting bulls on the second day of the San Fermin festival Tuesday in Pamplona.
updated 7/8/2008 3:42:00 PM ET 2008-07-08T19:42:00

One man has been gored and four others have suffered minor injuries in the second bull-run of the annual San Fermin festival, Spain's Red Cross said on Tuesday.

Hundreds of people and six fighting bulls sprinted the half-mile route through cobblestone streets in just over two minutes Tuesday.

The Red Cross said the Spaniard was gored in the thigh and was being treated at a city hospital. Officials said he is not in serious condition. Four other Spaniards have been treated for bruises.

Thirteen people were injured Monday in the festival's first run but none were gored. A 37-year-old man suffered a collapsed lung, ruptured spleen and broken ribs, while two people were concussed and 10 others were treated mainly for cuts and bruises.

The annual San Fermin festival draws tourists from around the world, many donning traditional all-white garb with a red sash around the waist and red kerchief around the neck before running through narrow, twisting streets.

The running of the bulls became world famous with the publication of Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises."

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