The Thule is made for very active jogger parents of any height. It can handle any rough terrain and can be used for every day, non-jogging purposes because of its lock/swivel wheels.
Pro Wheels work well for both jogging and everyday use
The Urban Glide has a 12" front wheel and 16" rear wheels. It's easy to maneuver because the front wheel can either be swiveled during regular/non-jogging days or locked into place on jogging days. This ability to switch from swivel to lock is an advantage since a swiveling wheel makes it easy to turn corners and switch directions during your normal daily activities. On the other hand, a locked wheel ensures that the stroller runs straight and doesn't shoot off in a different direction as it goes over a bump when jogging.
Pro The safety tether helps prevent the stroller from accidentally rolling away
In case you accidentally release your grip on the handlebar, the safety strap worn on your wrist and attached to the handle prevents the stroller from rolling further away from you. It acts like a short leash that limits the stroller's motion.
Pro Has a five-point harness to ensure the baby's safety
The Urban Glide, like all strollers, has a 5-point harness with padded shoulder straps, and belts across the hips and between the legs. This is especially important in minimizing injuries in the event of a stroller flip or in the case of a crash.
Pro Full suspension on the rear wheels for smoother rides
The suspension system has better shock absorption on varied terrains like gravel and bumpy roads, than non-jogging strollers. It serves as a natural cushioning and allows the front wheel to bounce when passing over a bump in the road. The tires roll over bumps easily, lessening the impact transferred to your baby's body.
Con Not equipped with a handbrake, which is critical in jogging strollers
This jogging stroller does not have a handbrake, which is an important feature that gives parents added control when running on varied terrain or on a downhill road, since it enables them to restrain the stroller's speed. The Thule only has a parking brake at the bottom of the stroller which, when stepped on, stops both rear wheels at the same time.