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The Race Day Poop for Another Port-a-Janj

By Leslie Davis

4/1/15 11:46 AM

You’re peeling off your sweats, re-tying your laces one last time, taking a quick whiff of your armpits (not that it matters at this point), and then something growls up at you from down below, deep in the abyss of your GI tract. You dart to the mall of blue-or-maybe-green porta-potties and find yourself at the back of an endless DMV-esque line, waiting anxiously to expel whatever it is that’s bubbling up from inside. After a fidgety 15 minutes, you are finally next in line to relieve yourself in the comfort of a terrifyingly disgusting porta-potty, using only the scraps of toilet paper that have been left for you by the hundreds of coffee-drinking lumberjacks who must’ve come before you. You hurry back outside so that you can exhale the breath you’ve been holding. The gun goes off, and you watch your race start from the sidelines. Fear not, fellow race day poopers, for after two years of research and development, thousands of hours of engineering and design, and a whole lot of test poops, Janji is proud to announce: The Race Day Poop for Another Port-a-Janji! For runners, by runners, this porta-potty gives one year of clean water to one person named John.
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5 Best Massage Tools for Runners

By Leslie Davis

9/9/14 3:19 PM

Every runner faces aches and pains along their journey, but lucky for us, there are lots of tools out there to help tackle those little battles. Not only will these massagers help you relax after a hard run, they also help with injury prevention and post-run recovery. So here they are, Janji’s list of five best post-run massage tools for runners:


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Two Causes to One: Janji's Switch to Clean Water

By Dave Spandorfer

7/23/14 1:24 PM

Why We Started Janji

In May 2010, we spent ten hours sitting together on a bus ride from St. Louis to Cleveland, en route to race the 10k at the Division III Track and Field Championships. Near record-high May temperatures were projected for our 10k, so we drank water incessantly in preparation for the 25-lap race.  It was the first time racing at the NCAA Track and Field Championship meet for both of us; we refused to let dehydration hold us back.


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Top 10 Best Things about Spring Running (in 3 words)

By Dave Spandorfer

3/16/14 4:24 PM

 


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