No, the UPPAbaby VISTA is not designed for jogging or running, so it cannot be used as a jogging stroller.
For an UPPAbaby jogging stroller, see the new RIDGE Jogging stroller model.
If you need a double jogging stroller with two seats, shop the BOB Revolution Flex 3.0 Duallie double jogging stroller or Thule Urban Glide 2 double jogging stroller, or for a double all terrain model that can be used for short jogging distances the Bumbleride Indie Twin here.
Although the VISTA is designed with ultra-durable all-terrain tires, including the option to lock or swivel the two front wheels, we do not recommend using the UPPAbaby VISTA as a jogging or running stroller for a few reasons.
Let's look at features commonly found on jogging strollers to see how the VISTA is different.
WHAT MAKES A STROLLER A JOGGING STROLLER?
Jogging strollers include a few common features not seen on the UPPAbaby VISTA.
The tires on a jogging stroller are large and usually air-filled to absorb maximum shock, similar to those on a mountain bike, and most have a single front wheel for added maneuverability.
Jogging strollers also feature a more aerodynamic stroller seat that is built into the frame of the stroller, rather than the removable and reversible seat as seen on the VISTA.
Strolleria recommends running with a stroller that has been designed and tested for the unique demands of jogging.
Is the UPPAbaby VISTA safe for running?
The UPPAbaby VISTA has large, foam-filled rubber tires that create a smooth ride with excellent durability, but they are not designed to withstand the shock of running.
You'll want even larger, air-filled tires for a jogging stroller for maximum shock absorption. You'll need to check the tire pressure regularly, as you would with a bicycle, but jogging strollers will provide a safer and more comfortable ride compared to a stroller with foam-filled rubber or plastic wheels.
Additionally, the VISTA comes with a toddler seat that can be removed with the click of a button and turned to face you or the world. The VISTA also converts to a double stroller by adding a second seat to the front of the frame.
On the VISTA, the seat is not built into the stroller frame but rather attaches at two points on the side of the frame. As a result, you may experience more movement of the stroller seat if running with the stroller, so your child is less protected from bumps and jostling along the way.
Ultimately, the UPPAbaby VISTA is an excellent choice for an everyday stroller that can grow with your family for many years, make everyday errands more comfortable and convenient for you and baby, and be durable enough to handle walking over bumpy terrain.
However, if you plan to jog or run with your toddler in the seat, we recommend selecting a secondary stroller designed specifically for jogging to ensure that you and your child are safe and comfortable.
DOES UPPABABY MAKE A JOGGING STROLLER?
Yes, launched in 2021 UPPAbaby now offers a single jogging stroller, the RIDGE.
Versatile and low maintenance, the UPPAbaby RIDGE is compatible with many of the same infant car seats - and the same bassinet - as the UPPAbaby VISTA with purchase of adapters, and can expand to support a standing toddler with purchase of the RIDGE Piggyback board.
Shop Strolleria's collection of jogging strollers below!