JOURNAL STAR: Roller derby girls with plastic bats chase runners in Rolling of the Bulls

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The Peoria Journal Star is reporting, “You’ve heard of the Running of the Bulls, but this weekend will find a Rolling of the Bulls in Peoria Heights. Except the bulls are roller derby skaters armed with fat red whiffle ball bats.

The Rolling of the Bulls is an event hosted by the Peoria Hash House Harriers, a self-described “drinking group with a running problem.” According to member Josh Johnston, the social group organizes events that combine drinking and running — pub crawls crossed with a road race.

“But it’s more social than athletic,” Johnston said…”

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