Video Jogger is a jogging simulation, and one of two pack-in titles (the other being Video Reflex) for the "Foot Craz Activity Pad", a step activated controller which predated Nintendo's similar Power Pad by several years. While jogging on the pad, a red circle with a smile - representing the player - goes around a virtual track.
Depending on the mode that is played, there may be green circles to indicate "pace guides". If the player crosses these pace guides while they are red, they will lose a life; but if they cross the guides while they are green, then they will be awarded bonus points. When the player gains 2,000 points, the pace dots speed up and a second dot will be added to the track when the player exceeds five minutes of play time.