Back in the day, strollers were all about how fancy they looked but the problem with that is they were highly impractical. Nowadays parents want practical items and convenience. There’s always bonus points given if there’s a sleek new style attached to that stroller. Joggers seem to be the best on the market based on hundreds of reviews and owning one myself.
Graco makes a fabulous jogger stroller called the Relay and the Click Connect. It’s a car seat that clicks into the stroller, there’s three wheels and a ton of useful compartments. The wheels are made for rugged terrain, like a mountain bike. If you decide to run on some bumpy trails, don’t worry about your baby falling over in a stroller like the Expedition.
Dual strollers are trickier because if you’re hauling two babies, there’s more weight and you need to focus on stability. You don’t want to go power walking or jogging with a standard double or single stroller with tiny plastic wheels. Again, parents like to be practical. Consider bad weather as well. Usually you wouldn’t plan to be walking your child in the snow, but if you are, you want that rugged terrain stroller.
Thule, Bob Revolution, Bumbleride and Britax all make top rated jogger strollers but the price range is between $300-$600; however, you can by something similar like the Range Jogger by Baby Trend for around $72. Or, if you want a nice middle of the road stroller, Graco makes one for about $170. I would recommend doing your research first. Read reviews and always look to see if there are any recalls on those strollers before committing to your purchase. Safety is always first and foremost when it comes to babies and toddlers so I stress the importance of those reviews. I find online reviews seem to be pretty accurate; however, I don’t trust the ones on Amazon where it says “I was paid to write this review,” as a disclaimer.
I think if you find a stroller you like and it has all the bells and whistles you are looking for, it comes down to safety, price and maybe look. I don’t care too much about the look as long as it comes in black or any neutral color, I can get passed the aesthetics. I know I want the stroller to last, and not have parts that break easily. I also research how hard it is to replace those parts if they do break.