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ASICS Apologizes for English Typo on Tokyo Marathon T-Shirts



On Feb. 28 sports maker ASICS apologized on its official website for a typo on T-shirts made for the Mar. 2 Tokyo Marathon 2024. ASICS is an official partner of the Tokyo Marathon. Earlier in February this year it began selling limited edition Tokyo Marathon 2024 t-shirts. However, a spelling mistake was discovered in the design on the back of the t-shirt. In a map showing the course, the English word "FINISH" was printed as "FUNISH."

"We have discovered that some of the Tokyo Marathon 2024 limited edition t-shirts released in February, 2024 have a printing mistake," said the company's statement on the incident. "We sincerely apologize to all customers who were inconvenienced by buying the faulty products." ASICS indicated refunds would be offered to anyone who asked for them and promised to take steps to prevent this kind of problem from happening again, saying, "We will further improve our quality control and take every step possible to make sure this kind of mistake does not happen again. We appreciate your understanding and ask for your continued patronage of our business."


Comments

Sandro Heringer said…
Boa prova Sandro, bora lá buscar essa mandala
Eduardo said…
O really hope you will never be in one major again . Most of the matathonist did not have a chance to buy a t shirt, shame on you .
Cherise said…
Will you at least offer a shirt that can be ordered?
Brett Larner said…
Cherise--JRN T-shirts are available in our online store. Link in the menu at the top of the front page.

Eduardo--I'll definitely run Boston again, not sure I'll ever run any of the others, again or for the first time.

Sandro--Hola, Sandro.
Megan said…
I'd buy a "funish" shirt!

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