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Run for Another in India

By Dave Spandorfer

4/15/15 11:42 AM

Throughout its history, India has been a country of empires, exchanges of power, peaceful revolutions, and today, it remains a country of vast potential. With a quickly growing economy, tens of millions of people rise out of poverty through new and evolving modes of social mobility.And yet, even as the country flourishes, hundreds of millions remain deeply impoverished. According to Water.org, over 350 million people in India live below the poverty line. For a sense of perspective, consider the fact that only a total of 320 million people live in the entire United States. Over 800 million people in India lack access to proper sanitation, both in rural areas and in urban slums. India is facing a major water crisis as its water resources and water infrastructure bear the weight of 1.2 billion people squeezed into a land one-third the size of the U.S.More can and should be done to help those in India who need it most.
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An Interview With Mike Popejoy, Janji Elite Half Marathon Winner

By Vanessa Quintero

2/19/15 12:06 PM


Mike Popejoy is a Janji Elite Corps member who recently won the Rock 'n' Roll New Orleans Half Marathon with an incredble time of 1:05:18. When Popejoy isn't running, he's working in completing his PhD in Philosophy. Popejoy took the time to answer some questions about the marathon, his life, Janji, and some of his personal philosophies.
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Janji visits Cape Town, South Africa

By Dave Spandorfer

1/17/15 12:04 PM


In December, the incredibly talented Emily Jan shot some of Janji's Fall pieces in Cape Town, South Africa. With stunning landscapes and a great running community, Emily highlighted both the natural beauty of this historical coastal town and Janji running apparel in some pretty amazing locations. 
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The 7 Best Winter Running Hats of 2016

By Dave Spandorfer

11/20/14 8:17 PM

It’s bitter cold. The wind is blowing in your face every direction you turn. And if you dare spit, the saliva will likely freeze before it hits the ground.On those days, it’s hard to motivate yourself to run. But one thing that can make a surprisingly big difference is an excellent running hat. While there is barely any science behind the adage that most of your body heat is lost through your head, a running hat can make a painfully cold run much more bearable. Even if you own some running headbands, we want to answer your question: what running hat should I buy?


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The Launch of Janji Projects

By Mike Burnstein

10/27/14 11:32 AM

 

The water crisis can sometimes feel overwhelming—over seven hundred million people around the world lack access to clean water. That doesn’t mean it isn’t solvable. Like any big problem, the scale of the crisis feels manageable when you break it down. Every water project has the ability to completely transform an entire community. 

 


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