Neglected No Extra: Violet Piercy, Pioneering Marathoner

This text is a part of Neglected, a sequence of obituaries about outstanding individuals whose deaths, starting in 1851, went unreported in The Occasions. One Saturday in March 1935, Violet Piercy left her house in Clapham, in southwest London, and headed throughout the Thames and as much as Highgate, a neighborhood within the north of