Run She Is Beautiful 5 & 10k Recap – Santa Barbara, CA

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We had an amazing time supporting the Run She Is Beautiful Pinkest 5k & 10k race in Santa Barbara, CA! We sponsored the Baby Mama division so the top 5k and 10k finishers pushing a stroller won a new Speed jogging stroller! Congratulations to Claudia and Jocelyn who won the 5 & 10k and went home with their new Speeds (below)! Enjoy the gallery and we hope to see you at the next race in Santa Cruz in March of 2017, http://www.runsheisbeautiful.com/ !

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Congratulations Claudia and little Juliana on winning the Bumbleride Baby Mama Division 5k!

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Congratulations Jocelyn! Jocelyn pushed to the finish with a flat tire on her double stroller!

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The starting line of the race! 3,2,1….GO!

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Jill, Priscilla of Solly Baby and friend Ashley entered the race with little Morgan . 2016 Speed in Silver Black shown.

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Jacqui of Baby Boy Bakery Kids ran the race with her Speed in Silver Black. We joined forces with Baby Boy Bakery’s Race Squad!

Learn more about our Speed jogging stroller here, https://www.bumbleride.com/strollers/speed .

Guest Blogpost by Jacqui Saldana of Baby Boy Bakery | Meet Speed, By Bumbleride

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Meet Speed, By Bumbleride

Guest Blogpost by Jacqui Saldana

I have teamed up with Bumbleride to help them celebrate the release of a new addition to their stroller line up. The newest set of wheels is a designated running stroller so aptly named Speed. Speed features a thousand cool things, a few of which I have highlighted below. I was lucky enough to be one of the first to hit the pavement with Speed. When I signed up for my  5K last month I was in need of a stroller equipped for running/jogging. I actually reached out to Bumbleride to see if I could test out Speed and was seriously delighted when they agreed! Being a momma of two, I know buying baby gear can be a bit overwhelming. Which is why I wanted to share with you what I loved most about Bumbleride’s Speed. Hopefully this post is coming to you at the right time, or can be passed on to someone who is in the market for a pretty bad ass stroller.

Let me first start this all off by saying I am in no way a professional runner. I’d say I’m more of a professional walker who busts into a jog when a good song comes on through my headphones. I do love a good running stroller, but the Bumbleride Speed sold me more on its lightweight and easy one step fold. Anything that adds ease into my daily life gets a gold star.

My favorites of Speed and a few photos below.

The thing I noticed right away was the smooth push Speed offers. I know what you are thinking! A stroller is a stroller. But really, Speed was designed to take on all terrain which I am guessing is why the push is so soft. I was thrilled about this mostly because Mila is still really tiny. Though we 100% got clearance from her pediatrician on her being able to join me on a jog. I was still worried about her in there. With very little neck control I didn’t want her flopping around. Through out the smooth ride Mila was able to enjoy herself as best a baby can. She slept every. single. time. we used this stroller.

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We were able to adjust the 5 point harness snug to fit her small body. (she currently is 11 pounds 25 inches) And with just one click the straps released and we could pick up Mila from the stroller pretty easily. Easy. Easy. There is theme. I love things that are just simple. 1, 2, done.

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When we first got to see Speed it was at Bumbleride HQ. One of the first things that was shown to us was the handle bar. “Feel the handlebar!” At first I didn’t think much of it. But after using it in my race I found its smooth rubber grip to be extremely helpful. Of course, now I can’t remember what exactly that rubber is called. I do know it is PVC free and the entire handlebar adjusts up or down. Which is SUPER awesome since I’m tall.

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Speed has an oversized sun canopy that offers SPF 45. If it doesn’t cover enough of baby, you can extend it further. I love this photo because one, Mila’s tiny feet kicking out. And two, shortly after this photo was taken Mila spit her pacifier out and it landed on the ground. Dan tried to grab it quick but kicked it and the pacifier fell into the ocean. We both started to laugh, then Mila started to cry so we packed up and left. It was pretty funny.

Lesson learned.

Pack more than one pacifier.

Even though I mentioned my favorite thing about this stroller was its one step fold…I lied. My favorite is actually the bell that comes installed on the side of the handlebar! I rang that puppy 24/7. It came in handy during my race. We also walked to grab ice cream and when the ice cream parlor called out our number for next to order…I rang my bell. I love that thing!

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Who looks better. Guy who has great running form OR Mom who has terrible running form, but one seriously cool stroller? 😉

In all honesty Speed is pretty great. Aside from what makes it a great stroller it did something more for me. It made me fall back in love with running and working out. I think that is what really makes this a great piece. The comfort and functionality of Speed inspires me to get outside and do something healthy for myself. I kind of loved that Mila was lulled to sleep every time we used this stroller. It allowed me to stay out a bit longer. Work out a bit harder. It isn’t always easy finding baby gear that fits the bill for both mom and baby. I am thrilled to report that this stroller exceeds in all areas. Most importantly in helping mommas have the freedom they need to get out, work out and be the best for their baby!

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Thank you Jacqui for your awesome blogpost and review of Speed!

Follow Jacqui on her website and Instagram!

9 strollers we can’t wait to see in 2016 – Babycenter – Bumbleride Speed Running Stroller

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9 strollers we can’t wait to see in 2016

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It’s been two years since my second daughter was born, but in strollers, this was eons ago. The stroller landscape has COMPLETELY changed since then. The new makes and models come with incredible functionality and superhero-like capabilities, making life for any parent easier than ever. With spring (and walking/running weather) around the corner, here are the strollers to watch for in 2016! –Lindsay Pinchuk of Bump Club & Beyond

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Bumbleride Speed: Known for its all terrain models, this brand new stroller is Bumbleride’s first designated running stroller. It’s lightweight, durable, and equipped with advanced steering to let you run at your own pace. (Bumbleride, $549.99, pre-order available soon).

Learn more about Speed here, https://www.bumbleride.com/speed-running-stroller .
Read the full article here, http://blogs.babycenter.com/products_and_prizes/9-strollers-we-cant-wait-for-in-2016/.

 

Best Strollers of 2016 – Speed Running Stroller – New York Family Magazine

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Best Strollers of 2016 –  Speed Running Stroller – New York Family Magazine

“The Speed, which hits stores this spring, is the first designated running stroller to join the Bumbleride family. With the ultimate balance of durability and lightweight performance, the Speed (which weighs in at 23.5 lbs), stays true to Bumbleride’s commitment to clean and mindful design featuring new and improved eco-fabrics. Equipped with Speed3 steering, it’s engineered to let you run at your own pace. Plus, this innovative stroller features a one-step compact fold with auto-lock, all-wheel suspension with air-filled tires, an SPF 45+ multi-position canopy, and more. $549.99, bumbleride.com” – NY Family

Thank you New York Family for naming Speed one of the best strollers of 2016!

Learn more about Speed here, https://www.bumbleride.com/speed-running-stroller.

Sign up for our newsletter to be the first to hear when Speed and the rest of our 2016 collection will be available, http://bit.ly/1LkmMvh .

Read the entire list of the best strollers of 2016 here, http://tinyurl.com/hzvsp8m .

Big City Moms – Strollers To Look Out For In 2016 – Bumbleride Speed

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Strollers To Look Out For In 2016

Excerpt from Big City Moms: “The baby and toddler industry is continually making advancements when it comes to products to help make our lives as parents easier.

A stroller is a big purchase for many parents and it can be tough because there are so many options on the market. From lightweight, travel systems, double-strollers, and now even a stroller that’s small enough to fit under the seat of an airplane, there is something for everyone.

If you’re in the market for a new stroller this year, take a look at what will be hitting stores this year!

Bumbleride Speed Running Stroller

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Bumbleride is adding a running stroller to their family. The Speed is a stroller that is made for running, all-terrain, or everyday mode With a lot of space in the basket, air filled tires, this is a great stroller for those with an active lifestyle.”

Available Spring 2015.

Learn more about Speed here, https://www.bumbleride.com/speed-running-stroller .

Sign up for our newsletter to be the first to hear about Speed and 2016 collection ship dates, giveaways and events near you, http://bit.ly/1LkmMvh .

Read the entire Big City moms article here, http://www.bigcitymoms.com/articles/parenting-center/featured-articles/strollers-to-look-out-for-in-2016.html .