MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Ernest Hemingway look-alikes participated in the Key West’s version of Pamplona’s Running of The Bulls on Saturday.

They proved that their affinity for the famed author is “no bull.”

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The parody of the annual Spanish race was a highlight of Key West’s Hemingway Days festival.

Hemingway lived and wrote on the island during the 1930s.

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The race was slower and much safer than the actual race in Pamplona.

The Key West “run” had the look-alikes running in downtown with fake bulls.

The event was held outside Sloppy Joe’s Bar, which was frequented by the author during his Key West years.

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On Saturday night, 25 look-alikes will vie for victory in the final round of Sloppy Joe’s three-night Hemingway Look-Alike Contest.