Running on Memory


“Morning Running in Rome”. Photo by Ana Villas Boas, 2016.

This is a collection of some memories about my stay in Europe during the winter 2015/2016, with a description of running as a vehicle for allusions to other references.

According the comment of Angus Carlyle* about my writing, “with the inclusion of GPS, is possible to show a way to allow to the reader a connection with to distance and location of each running, as well as the photograph, which can offers another connection to the scene that expands what is in the writing”.

*He had written an unusual book about running:



About Ana Villas Boas

I’m an urban sociologist and runner based in São Paulo, Brasil, focused on studies about body movement, landscapes, sounds, silence and senses. My current work has been on cultural heritage and preservation studies and I’m also yoga teacher, certified by Kundalini Research Institute.
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