Writer John Hanc’s latest book, The Ultra Mindset—written with champion ultra-distance runner Travis Macy—was published in April, 2015 by Da Capo Press.
His previous 12 books include the national award-winning memoir, The Coolest Race on Earth—about his experience running the Antarctica Marathon, The B.A.A. at 125, about the history of the Boston Athletic Association, organizers of the Boston Marathon, and Jones Beach: An Illustrated History, about that iconic New York State oceanfront park.
A long-time contributing writer and columnist to Newsday, a frequent contributor to the New York Times and a contributing editor for Runner’s World magazine. In 2014 Hanc completed his 28th career marathon run.