Strollers — January 13, 2017 at 4:05 pm

Jogging Stroller Reviews – best choices for 2017

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Having a baby marks the beginning of a new chapter in a woman’s life. But there’s no reason, really, for it to mark the end of the old one. So if you’ve always been one of those active kinds of women, who loves her long strolls and enjoys taking a quick jog around the park every day, don’t think of giving it up just because you’re now the mother of a little one. All you need is a good jogging stroller. Here are a few jogging strollers we’ve reviewed for you, to make it easier for you to choose the one most suited for your needs, and those of your baby.

Baby Trend Expedition Jogging Stroller Review

Jogging stroller reviews

Baby Trend is known for creating some of the most beautiful and efficient jogging strollers for your baby, as you can take it strolling or jogging with you. But the Baby Trend Expedition Jogger Stroller, Carbon, is possibly the most popular of all their models as it comes with a host of excellent features.

Pros

  • It has large bicycle tires designed to roll smoothly over all kinds of surfaces.
  • The soft rubber handle is not only extra wide, but also ergonomically shaped, to provide ease and comfort of pushing.
  • Its front swivel wheel can easily be locked for jogging or unlocked for maneuvering the stroller at low speed.
  • Padded seat is reclining and multi-position, with a fully adjustable 5-point safety harness and tether strap.
  • It has two separate trays—one for parent and the other for the child, each with two cup holders.
  • Adjustable canopy helps protect the baby from wind and harsh sun.
  • There’s convenient covered compartment storage for you to carry all your essentials, including your mobile phone.
  • The stroller can be fitted with Baby Trend Flex-Lock or Inertia Infant car seats to convert it into a compact travel system.
  • It can be folded easily and effortlessly with the help of a trigger, ensuring easy storage and transport.
  • Reflectors in the footrest provide excellent visibility in low light.

Cons

  • It’s not suitable for newborns as it lacks the necessary neck support.
  • Storage basket is made of extremely flimsy material and not built to hold much.
  • Somewhat large when folded up and hence difficult to put in the back seat or trunk of a car.
  • Stroller material, including frame, is not solid, and not built to last.
  • Child seat is quite small and inadequate if your baby is on the larger side.

Graco Fastaction Fold Click Connect Jogging Stroller Review

If you’re willing to pay some extra, then the 2015 Graco Fastaction Fold Jogger Click Connect Stroller, Gotham, is an excellent choice for a jogging stroller. It’ll carry your baby, and you, quite far in your daily jogging regime without feeling tired or uncomfortable.

Pros

  • Suspension is good as a result of the air-filled rubber tires, making it a smooth and high-performance, all-terrain jogging stroller.
  • It can be easily transformed from a stroller to a jogger with a simple-to-operate locking front swivel wheel.
  • It’s lightweight and portable, with easy, one-second, one-hand fold.
  • It is self-standing when folded and has an automatic storage lock.
  • Can be easily attached to all Graco Click Connect infant car seats in one fast action fold and with a secure one-step attachment to keep it secure.
  • The multi-positioning padded reclining seat ensures total comfort for your baby.
  • Storage basket is extra-large and has a unique holder for your smartphone on the deluxe parent tray.
  • It’s lightweight and portable, with easy, one-second, one-hand fold.
  • It is self-standing when folded and has an automatic storage lock.
  • Can be easily attached to all Graco Click CoCnnect infant car seats in one fast action fold and with a secure one-step attachment to keep it secure.
  • The multi-positioning padded reclining seat ensures total comfort for your baby.
  • Storage basket is extra-large and has a unique holder for your smartphone on the deluxe parent tray.
  • Extra-large canopy is designed to protect your child from sunlight and wind.
  • Made of heavy-duty material that’s built to last.

Cons

  • Unique cell phone holder isn’t suitable for all cellphone sizes.
  • Stroller is too large to fit easily into the trunk of the car.
  • Maneuverability is not good off the pavement, on grassy, wooded or dirt paths.
  • Locking mechanism is found to have problems, making it difficult to move the stroller around.
  • Seat mechanism doesn’t work properly so it’s virtually impossible to use in upright position

BOB Revolution CE Jogging Stroller Review

The BOB Revolution SE Single Stroller, Black, is quite a good piece of equipment for the sporty sort.

Pros

  • It has a state-of-the-art adjustable suspension system to ensure a smooth and safe ride for your baby, anytime, anywhere; the system has two-position shock absorbers for greater reliability.
  • Swivel front wheel is designed to rotate fully, while the two rear wheels are sturdily built for movement on a variety of surfaces.
  • Adjustable and reclining seat is comfortable and spacious, and just perfect for your little one’s delicate build.
  • Seat has a five-point padded harness with fasteners that can be easily tightened with simple pull rings.
  • Seat has a five-point padded harness with fasteners that can be easily tightened with simple pull rings.
  • It has an accessory adaptor to secure it with a BOB Infant car seat or snack tray.
  • Adjustable, multi-position canopy will keep your little one nicely shaded and protected.
  • It’s lightweight and perfect to be carried in and out of your car with total ease, making every journey an experience in pleasure.
  • It has ample storage, with two interior pockets, a seat back pocket and a hanging basket underneath.
  • It’s sturdily built with quality material that won’t collapse under your baby’s weight.

Cons

  • The seat doesn’t go completely upright and can’t be adjusted beyond a point.
  • Storage basket at the bottom is small and quite tough to access.
  • Shoulder harness is made of poor quality and tends to come apart after only a few uses.

Conclusion

Give or take a few features, most of the jogging strollers from well-known manufacturers have broadly the same set of facilities and amenities. The differences relate mainly to the quality of the material used, which is clearly aligned with the price you pay for your jogging stroller. But once you’ve decided which one to buy, you’ll clearly love the freedom a jogging stroller gives you.

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