The Best Running Watches from Garmin
No two runners are the same, and that’s exactly what we keep in mind with our running watches. From the easy-to-use GPS ‘teammate’ to the multisport-friendly ‘expert’ watches that offer advanced performance metrics and more, we have a training partner that matches your level, needs and interest. Just ask yourself – where do you want to go on your next run? Then match your aspirations to one of our Forerunner4Runners options.
FR45 & FR45S
You’re a runner; so train like one. The Forerunner® 45 is a fuss-free running watch that monitors heart rate at the wrist, and uses GPS to track your pace, distance and more. It works with free Garmin Coach adaptive training plans that bring personal coaching to your wrist.
Stay connected when you want to, with notifications for texts and calls. To help you feel secure, safety and tracking features – such as incident detection (during select activities) and assistance – let you easily send your real-time location to emergency contacts. And when you want to switch up your routine, this running watch also features activity modes for cycling, cardio, elliptical, yoga and more.
The Forerunner® 45S has the same powerful features, but in a smaller, more discreet package – for those who prefer a more understated running companion.
You do the running – Forerunner® 245 Music does the thinking. This GPS running smartwatch evaluates performance stats such as VO2 max; aerobic and anaerobic training effect; and training status, which indicates whether you’re undertraining or overdoing it. You can also track advanced running dynamics, such as ground contact-time balance and stride length.
Sync your favourite music from select streaming services, and even store up to 500 songs right there on your watch for phone-free listening. Take the guesswork out of training for your next 5K when you team this watch with the Garmin Coach app. Select free training plans that adapt to your goals, or take training into your own hands by creating custom workouts at Garmin Connect™, our free online fitness community.
Chase down new PBs with the Forerunner® 745. This GPS running watch is made for runners and triathletes like you, who need detailed training stats and on-device workouts – plus smartwatch functions such as music, contactless payments and more. Preloaded activity profiles for cycling and pool swimming let you round out your training routine, and the multisport profile consolidates data for your brick workouts.
To meet your goals, tap into advanced physio features such as heat and altitude acclimation, training load focus and a race predictor. Sync music from select services or store your favourite tracks on your watch for phone-free listening while you run.
You’re an athlete, and this is your watch. The Forerunner® 945 running watch lets you sync to premium music services to put your songs on your wrist. It offers our most advanced physiological features, including training load focus and more. Also enjoy the convenience of quick, contactless payments from the wrist with Garmin Pay™.
With full-colour, onboard maps to guide you on your run, you’ll never get lost during a workout. Wherever you go, built-in safety and tracking features – such as incident detection (during select activities) and assistance – let you easily send your real-time location to emergency contacts.