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Carrie Vickers

Review Editor


Carrie is a a mother of three and a professional running biomechanics consultant, as well as a national-class runner. She had led BabyGearLab's expert analysis and performance assessment on all jogging strollers since 2013.

Carrie's impressive running biography includes:

  • Big 8 1000m champion, newcomer of the year
  • 4-time college All-American, 2-time college team captain
  • 2003 ranked top 5 in the US in 3km indoors
  • 5-time qualifier for the US Olympic trials in 1500m, 5km and 3000m steeplechase
  • 3rd at the US Olympic trials in 2004. Ranked 3rd in the steeple in the US. Finished in top 5 of 3 Grand Prix European meetings
  • 3rd at the US Nationals 2005 qualifying for World Championship in Finland for 3000m steeplechase -14 in finals at world championships.
  • 2006 ranked as #1 steeplechaser in the US, winning 2 Grand Prix events in Brazil, top 8 finishes in Europe, qualifying for World athletic finals in Germany, set an American record in the 2000m steeplechase (has since been broken).
  • 2008- 4th in the US 5km road nationals, 8th at the Olympic trials
  • Qualified and competed on 5 Ekiden relay teams in Japan. Has run for both Team USA and Team Colorado in the Bolder Boulder. Top finisher for team Colorado, 2nd finisher for team USA (10th), team USA placed fourth.

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The Best Jogging Strollers

The Best Jogging Strollers

Get exercise and increase quality time with your little one. We've extensively tested more than 30 joggers to narrow...
BOB Rambler
Editors' Choice

BOB Rambler

The BOB Rambler is a smaller jogger with a reasonable price that performs well making it a great runner that has the...
Chicco TRE

Chicco TRE

The Chicco TRE isn't great for the serious runner, offering below average performance in most of our tests.
Baby Jogger Summit X3

Baby Jogger Summit X3

The Baby Jogger Summit X3 is a disappointing jogger with a higher price tag not justified in its performance in our...
Mountain Buggy Terrain

Mountain Buggy Terrain

The Mountain Buggy Terrain is an average jogger with disappointing run-ability making it an off-road stroller runners...
Thule Glide 2

Thule Glide 2

The Thule Glide 2 is a high-ranking fixed-wheel jogger that is great for running but struggles in smaller spaces. This...
Graco FastAction Fold Jogger

Graco FastAction Fold Jogger

The Graco Fast Action Fold Jogger is frustrating to use, and in our opinion, one of the worst to run with. This...
Chicco Activ3 Air

Chicco Activ3 Air

The Chicco Activ3 Air is a mid-priced stroller with generally poor performance in our tests for run-ability, ease of...
BOB Revolution Flex 2.0

BOB Revolution Flex 2.0

The BOB Revolution Flex 2.0 is an impressive jogger with top scores in the tests that matter. This BOB is a great...
Schwinn Arrow

Schwinn Arrow

The Schwinn Arrow is a fixed wheel jogger that performed poorly in our tests for run-ability and maneuverability.
BOB Ironman

BOB Ironman

The BOB Ironman earned an above average rank in our line up of jogging strollers. This stroller scored well in every...
BOB Sport Utility

BOB Sport Utility

The BOB Sport Utility earned a 7 of 16 rank. It earned an impressive second place score in the quality metric, but in...
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