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High performance running, biking and skiing with kids. The future. Beautiful, lightweight and innovative. Lead the Way!

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Consumer Products
  • Location Bend, OR, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded March 2008
  • Employees 3
  • Website

Company Summary

KidRunner has reinvented running and exploring with kids. It's the world's first and only multi-patented, high performance kid's jogger. KidRunner enables runners to be hands/arms free while pulling, instead of pushing a kid jogger. With three years of R&D, two patents/one pending and hundreds of test miles run on roads and trails including contending a world record 10K, KidRunner is seeking go to market funding for a 2015 launch. Lead the Way!


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    Will H. Warne
    Product/Market Development

    20+ year corporate and entrepreneurial leader specializing in global trade management, new product/market development and special projects for clients including Nike, GAP, Target and others. Personal, academic and professional background in several regions including Asia, Europe and LTAM.

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    Andre Caradec
    Lead Designer/Engine Room

    20+ year designer/architect with a diverse and accomplished project portfolio including dwellings, commercial spaces, public art installations and products. Masters Degree in Design from Columbia. Dedicated to finding hidden relationships between innovative design and performance. Owner of design/build studio with advanced computer and build capabilities enabling KidRunner to in-house manufacture for first phase go to market commercial plan.

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    Mauricio Mejia
    Intellectual Property/Biz Manager

    20+ year Engineering and Medical professional with degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Medicine. Holder of several medical device and product patents and a successful history of service/product start up ventures.

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    Max King
    Head of Sports Engineering / Elite Runner

    Max King is a recognized, elite runner with several championship titles. He has a B.S. from Cornell in Chemical Engineering and is an instrumental part of KidRunners design, testing and marketing efforts. Max recently raced the BigFoot 10K with his 2 year old daughter and KidRunner not only winning from a pack of > 150 runners but also contending a possible world record time with a kid jogger of 5:22 min/mile.