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Moving on Up: Janji's New Headquarters

By Vanessa Quintero

5/19/15 10:05 AM

In 2012, Janji moved from St. Louis to Brookline. We moved for a couple reasons: the always progressing start-up culture, the colorful running scene, and proximity to friends and family. This marked Janji's progression from an evolving concept to a "social venture with tremendous potential" (throwback!). From 2012 to 2015, Janji has been working out of our comfortable Brookline headquarters--a great place to really get the business going. After three awesome, successful years, we decided it was time for a change of scenery. As of early April, we've moved into a brand new office to the Allston neighborhood of Boston. 
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Ethiopia: Janji's Newest Line

By Dave Spandorfer

3/11/15 10:12 AM

During the 2000 Sydney Olympics, in front of 112,000 spectators, Haile Gebrselassie clipped along next to Paul Tergat in the 10,000 meter. With a mile left,  the 5’5 Gebreselassie--popularly nicknamed Geb--moved ahead of his rival, the 6’ Tergat, as the two rounded the corner after a blistering 64-second ap. A few steps after, the Kenyan John Korir grabbed the lead, his stride expanded and his cadence beautifully fluid. With three laps to go, it was three Kenyans and two Ethiopians left in the front pack. Paul Tergat, one of the greatest distance runners ever, sat on Gebrselassie’s shoulder, while Gebrselassie in turn tucked in behind Korir.


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Why We Changed Janji's Product Release Schedule

By Dave Spandorfer

3/4/15 10:15 AM

Even as temperatures stay frustratingly frigid, we keep hearing the same question from Janji fans: when will Janji launch the Spring line? Today, we begin that rollout. But unlike past seasons, when we threw all the styles up on the site at once, this season’s release will be different: we will launch a single product online every Wednesday at noon eastern for the next 6 months. 
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Janji's Top 10 Moments of 2014

By Dave Spandorfer

12/31/14 11:59 AM


It was quite the year.We launched 60 new pieces of running apparel, traveled to over 35 states, and had a lot of fun doing it. We attended more expos, visited more stores, went on more amazing runs, and threw a wild party. While it’s always hard to narrow a year of adventures into a top 10 list, we’ll do our best. Like last year, we count these down in sequential order. Here are our 10 favorite Janji moments of 2014:
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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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