The Science and Joy of Natural Running with Kids -
Running is a demanding, dynamic sport. To do it well and to avoid more injuries it takes your entire body including your hands and arms. It's the way humans are designed to run and it's why we invented KidRunner. And it's been proven by science.
- “As a physiotherapist I appreciate pulling vs pushing not only for comfort and enjoyment but also for injury prevention. There is no added stress on the upper body and it allows a more natural upright posture compared to the traditional push style running stroller. KidRunner is a no brainer if you want to run with your kid! Thanks KidRunner Team for revolutionizing staying active with our kids!” – M. D.
Geek Speak - It's All About Bio Mechanic Efficiency (BME)
- Great, injury free running at any level requires your full body, not just your legs. Try running without swinging your arms. That's the difference!
- KidRunner generates at least 20% more bio-mechanic efficiency (BME) and is > 35% lighter than any other running jogger. At least 20% of your running performance comes from the ability to swing your arms freely and retain an up-right posture and a good, “foot strike”. KidRunner is the only jogging stroller that gives you these advantages. It is designed so you can run with kids the same way you run without them; hands and arms free, upright posture and a healthy foot strike. These KidRunner advantages reduce injury and increase performance. That's why parents all over the world are running more than ever with their kids, training for races and crossing finish lines with new personal bests.
Effect of Upper Body and Arm Swing on Running Performance:
- Running without arm motion requires at least 12% more metabolic energy
- Ground impact on lower body and feet increases 63% without arms swinging; increasing lower and upper body injuries
- Running/Walking with, “Opposite to Normal” arm phasing, common with traditional kid strollers and joggers increases metabolic rate by 26%
Five Years of R&D and Three US Patents -
It required extensive R&D, testing and engineering to create the highest performing running stroller. KidRunner has three US Patents for jogging stroller design and performance. Our breakthrough was Harmonic Dampening; inspired by the aviation, aerospace and auto industries.
- Harmonic what...? It's what makes many parent runners say, "It feels like KidRunner is floating behind me!". Harmonic Dampening is the KidRunner solution to make running with kids smooth, comfortable and safe. It makes the waist harness comfortable, the cockpit ride smooth and opens up multiple terrain for you and your jogging stroller.
Most new parents stop running within one year of having a child citing heavy, awkward jogging strollers as one of the primary reasons. We are parent runners. We almost stopped running. But we love running. We love being with our kids. So we used great design and science to solve the limitations of jogging strollers.
Join us. Run. Great.Together.