For today’s active parents who want to keep in great shape, jogging strollers can make working out fun for you and your kids. These specialty strollers are specifically built to allow parents to take their little ones with them when they go out on their runs. If you’re in the market for a great jogging stroller, check out this list of 5 of the best jogging strollers for parents on the market.
The Bob Ironman Single Stroller is a huge favorite with parents at every physical level, whether they’re dedicated track runners or casual joggers. The stroller weighs 21 pounds, and is amazingly easy to maneuver. It’s got a fixed front wheel and 16” high-pressure tires that move effortlessly over any surface, a plus that city dwellers used to bumpy sidewalks will truly appreciate. The carriage portion is built with a high-end suspension system that helps give your child the smoothest ride. It’s got reclining seats that have a thick, lush padding, and your child is held securely but comfortably in place with a five-point padded harness. Another plus for on-the-go parents is the fact that this stroller folds up in the blink of an eye. And for those of you with two little ones, the Bob Ironman also comes in a two-seater Duallie model. It also has a lot of storage, so it’s perfect for those after-jog trips to the supermarket. It has a 70lb weight capacity. The Bob Ironman retails for $344.99.
From the trustworthy folks at Schwinn comes the Schwinn Free Runner Jogging Stroller. This is the perfect stroller for the active parent that wants a well-made jogging stroller that doesn’t take too big a bite out of his wallet. If you’re the type that runs on rugged terrain one minute and smooth surfaces the next, this stroller will easily meet your needs with its 16-inch alloy wheels, which give the stroller a comfortable ride. It has an adjustable handle that makes it easy for people of different heights to push the stroller. The stroller weighs 27 pounds, and comes with an aluminum frame that folds in a snap and is easy to carry. The carriage portion is nicely vented and shaded, keeping your child cool and snug, or cozy and warm. There’s a convenient "parent" tray that allows you to lock away your phone, keys, snacks for the baby and whatever else you might need in a pinch. The Schwinn Free Runner retails for $149.99.
The 28-pound Joovy Zoom 360 Jogging Stroller is one of the most popular jogging strollers on the market. Children up to 75 pounds can sit comfortably inside, thanks to its bigger seat that sits higher than most other jogger strollers. It has a one-hand recline system so your child can sit in any position they please. The wheels have alloy rims outfitted with pneumatic tires. The front wheel is 12 ½”, and the two back wheels are 16”. The back wheels work independently of each other. Despite its size when it’s open, it folds down into an incredibly compact size when you need to put it away. It’s got an adjustable front wheel that swivels and can be moved into the position of your choice. This stroller gives your child one of the smoothest rides ever. It doesn’t have a rear axle so it’s perfect for runners that take big strides. It’s made from top of the line, extremely rugged aircraft aluminum, a great feature usually found on more expensive strollers. The Joovy Zoom retails for around $229. 99.
The baby Jogger F.I.T. Single Jogging Stroller is another great fitness stroller that is often compared to the Bob Ironman stroller in terms of quality. It has 16” pneumatic wheels for incredible ease of use over any type of terrain. It has a hand brake system that makes it easy for you to stop and go on any terrain. The seat is 24.5” high and 25.25” wide. It has a nice, deep seat that reclines easily and is nicely padded, giving your little one maximum comfort as you race along. The Baby Jogger F.I.T. retails for $299.
The Jeep Overland Limited Jogging Stroller is another great stroller. It has a smoothly-rolling front fixed wheel, and all its wheels are air filled. One of the features that people love about this stroller is the “iBaby” sound system that allows parent and baby to groove to the tunes as they speed along. It has a speed and distance odometer so that you can keep track of your routine. It has plenty of storage, folds and stores away easily, and can stand upright when it’s folded if you need it to. It holds a child up to 45 pounds, so this one isn’t for the older kiddos. This stroller retails for $151.54.