I've run with Little Miss W in a Quinny Speedi. She's still too little to go in the buggy seat but the car seat clips onto it so she rides in that. It's not as good as a BabyJogger but works fine for me. I used it for the first time when she was about 6 months but with the car seat I probably could have used it a bit earlier. It can be very bouncy on some surfaces, particularly gravel, and that might be a problem for a baby without good head control.
The key things to look for are a hand brake, pneumatic tyres, a lockable front wheel (so it doesn't swivel) and an adjustable handle.
Of course, if you're really serious about your running then this is what you need
I'm interested in this too. Pugsley Jr is just coming up for 5months but every pram i try I crack my shins off of some part of the structure.
So I am wondering if I am doing it wrong. Do you push the buggy ahead to create some leg space or just run normally (and maybe I am striding too far)? Would love to work this one out as it would make life much easier at home if I could multitask.
I use the Nipper Sport and can't fault it. I was really interested in the BJ Performance but it was too pricey. Besides I can also use the Nipper Sport for off road walking too so it gets plenty of use. I used it with my son from 5 weeks but only on he smoothest pavements. He's now nearly 7 months and I am thinking about a spring marathon and some of the training will be with the buggy. I really love it and have been so impressed with it.
I run one handed with it either to the side if I am striding out a bit or behind it. I have bumped myself on it (yet).
Sorry its taken me ages to get back to this. I had ordered a nipper sport but the company has just come back to me to say its the end of the line and they haven't got any more. There is a new version coming out later on this month but of course its more expensive. I'm watching a secondhand nipper sport on ebay at the moment but if that doesn't come to anything I think I may have to wait and buy the version 2. For those of you who are interested, it has an adjustable handlebar (version 1 was fixed) and apparently you can fix a car seat to it with adaptors. I guess that might mean the resale value will be better.
Kirrie - we have the bugaboo cameleon but I wouldn't use it for running. For a start off its a 4 wheeler whereas almost all the buggies recommended for running are 3 wheelers (with the front wheel fixed). You would also need to buy the snow wheels as the front wheels are tiny.
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