Freeze warning issued for parts of Virginia
ENTER NOW: Win $600 on CBS 6 This Morning starting Monday

Hundreds take part in tomato fight at Va. bull run

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

DINWIDDIE COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) –Hundreds of people took part in a giant tomato fight at the first Great Bull Run in Dinwiddie County Saturday afternoon.

Goggles were mandatory are organizers urged fighters not to aim directly for other participants’ faces — or throw the fruits too hard.

Once the folks were herded into a special fenced off area, the music started to play, and the tomatoes started flying.

For a good five or ten minutes, a steady stream of red blobs were spotted above the frenzied crowd. Once things began to calm down, all that was left of the hundreds of pounds of tomatoes was red stained pavement and what looked like a giant puddle of tomato juice.

Some folks came covered head to toe in plastic as a precaution. Others ended up in basically their skivvies.

Did you take part in the tomato fight? Click the “submit your photo” button below to add your photos to the gallery.