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Bulls and Brews Fun Run and Folsom Cattle Drive

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Bulls and Brews Fun Run and Folsom Cattle Drive
Folsom Cattle Drive and Bulls and Brews Fun Run

For the past 14 years the Folsom Cattle Drive has taken place down the streets Folsom. This past Thursday approximately 50 steer were moved down Sutter Street. A shorter route was planned for this year to showcase the Sutter Street Revitalization Project. A parade of rodeo participants and community groups preceded the cattle drive.

Bulls and Brews Fun Run and Folsom Cattle Drive
Folsom Cattle Drive and Bulls and Brews Fun Run

Before the Folsom Cattle Drive took place a Bulls and Brews Fun Run, and obstacle course, was scheduled to take place. Folsom’s Leading Young Professionals (FLYP) presented the fun run. Proceeds from the run benefited the Hope Productions,
 

Bulls and Brews Fun Run and Folsom Cattle Drive
Folsom Cattle Drive and Bulls and Brews Fun Run

The run was a one mile fun run and obstacle course that began at Folsom’s Sutter Middle School. A Coors Light Corral was set up in front of the Powerhouse Pub where the runners could hang out after their run and watch the cattle drive.

Bulls and Brews Fun Run and Folsom Cattle Drive
Folsom Cattle Drive and Bulls and Brews Fun Run

Prizes were awarded for best team costume, top finishers and biggest team. Approximately 100 runners participated in the event. Many of the runners wore creative costumes as they gathered at the school.

Bulls and Brews Fun Run and Folsom Cattle Drive
Folsom Cattle Drive and Bulls and Brews Fun Run

Folsom’s Chamber of Commerce puts together the Folsom Cattle Drive. The cattle and people run was presented by Folsom’s Leading Young Professionals, Folsom Chamber of Commerce, Sacramento Running Association, Powerhouse Pub and Coors Light.

Bulls and Brews Fun Run and Folsom Cattle Drive
Folsom Cattle Drive and Bulls and Brews Fun Run

The Cattle Drive parade began after the Bull and Brews Fun Run was completed. Hundreds of fans lined each of the 6 or 7 blocks of Sutter Street. Many of the home owners in the residential part of Sutter Street were having parties in their front yard as they watched the cattle run.

Bulls and Brews Fun Run and Folsom Cattle Drive
Folsom Cattle Drive and Bulls and Brews Fun Run

The Folsom Cattle Run this year stayed within Sutter Street and the only barrier was the cowboys and their lassos. Long-horn steers ran down historic Sutter Street and were kept away from fans watching the run.

Bulls and Brews Fun Run and Folsom Cattle Drive
Folsom Cattle Drive and Bulls and Brews Fun Run

The Folsom Cattle Run is a very popular and fun event for the whole family. Shops on Sutter Street were open for business and enjoyed the patronage of many local and out of town buyers. The cattle run and Folsom Pro Rodeo brings much appreciated business to Folsom every year and stores in town benefit from these events.

Bulls and Brews Fun Run and Folsom Cattle Drive
Folsom Cattle Drive and Bulls and Brews Fun Run

Many family activities were set up for visitors after the runs were completed. This is one of several events that are put on by the Folsom Chamber of Commerce during the year that continue to grow in popularity.

Bulls and Brews Fun Run and Folsom Cattle Drive
Folsom Cattle Drive and Bulls and Brews Fun Run

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