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Thule Urban Glide – Jogging Stroller

Functional Analysis:

  • Seat
  • Can recline to an almost flat position for child’s comfort.
  • Seat Cushion
  • Ventilated seat to child’s comfort.
  • Not removable; however, can be hosed down for cleaning.
  • Pocket
  • Mesh pocket located on the seat for additional storage (e.g., baby bottle and sippy cup).
  • Stroller Canopy
  • Adjustable to different lengths.
  • Protects child from sun and rain.
  • Peek a boo window opens and closes with magnetic closure make it easier for individuals to manipulate.
  • Handles
  • Adjustable in height and preferred wrist angle.
  • Padded for easy to grip.
  • Handle Bar
  • Includes a cup holder.
  • Chest Harness
  • 5 point harness is adjustable, but may be difficult to manipulate due to buckles.
  • Brake
  • Parking foot brake could be difficult to use for an individual with decreased leg function or trunk control. Use of an adaptive device may be helpful.
  • Wheels/Casters
  • 3 wheels (one large wheel in front) with rear suspension to make it a smoother ride.
  • Front wheel can be locked from swiveling during off road walks/running. The lock requires one to twist a small knob. It is low to the ground could be difficult to manipulate.
  • Front Fender
  • Deflects mud splatters, keeping your child clean.
  • Foot Rest
  • Flush to the seat and less noticeable.
  • Small and narrow. May not support child’s feet.
  • Foldability
  • One handed folding, compact and small.
  • Requires a two step process to fold stroller. One must grab a lever and release the wheel brake.
  • Storage Basket
  • Can be closed with a zipper and velcro compared to other brands that have open storage baskets.
  • Could be difficult to reach whether seated or standing based on level of ability.
  • Other Considerations
  • Good for off-road walks and running.
  • A more expensive stroller.

Worth Noting:

This particular model is sleek and less bulky compared to other jogging strollers. Multiple storage compartments allow for increased organization. Bottom storage basket is enclosed and can be secured with a zipper and velcro. Most brands have open baskets.

Black and gray jogging stroller. Three big wheels and