JOHN HANC teaches writing and journalism at the New York Institute of Technology. He is a long time contributor to The New York Times and Newsday; a contributing editor to Smithsonian magazine's online edition, and Runner's World magazine, as well as the author of 14 books, including the award-winning memoir, The Coolest Race on Earth. He lives with his wife and son in Farmingdale, New York.
Travis Macy has summited glacial peaks in the French Alps, rappelled into limestone caves in China, and raced through parched deserts in Utah. In 2013, he famously won the Leadman Series, a combination of nearly 300 miles of high-altitude trail running an...[SEE MORE]