Gloucestershire Cheese Chase Rolls On
Forget bulls, in Gloucester England it's the "running" of the cheese to look out for. This annual breakneck event revolves around a wheel of Double Gloucester, which is rolled down an incredibly steep hill and chased by a band of brave souls. The event was not formally organized this year (due to the risk involved), but diehard fans banded together and put on their own cheese chase.
"It involves thrill-seekers chasing a 3.5kg (8lb) wheel if double Gloucester cheese down a steep hill.
An estimated 1,000 people turned out to watch a series of races on the hill near Brockworth, Gloucester.
Chris Anderson, who has won 11 races over the past seven years, said it was important that the local tradition was "kept alive."