SEE YOURSELF AS A RUNNER
This easy-to-use GPS smartwatch is designed for people of all skill levels to track their stats and chase their fitness goals.
Track your time, distance, pace and speed during your run or walk with built-in GPS.
Monitor your overall health and wellness with wrist-based heart rate1 and more.
Take guesswork out of training. This smartwatch suggests runs tailored to you.
High-end running features help you meet your potential. Minus the high-end price tag.
Track more than just running with an array of built-in activity profiles.
Get up to 2 weeks of battery life. Because less charging is always a good thing.
DESIGNED FOR FORM AND FUNCTION
Lightweight and comfortable, this smartwatch is the perfect fit for running and for everyday life.
Whether you’re running a 5K or working out another way, experience the ultimate in comfort with this sporty silicone band.
We’ve got all the
Track where you run, and get accurate stats, including distance, pace and intervals.
WRIST-BASED HEART RATE
Get heart rate data1 along with alerts if your heart rate stays high while you’re at rest. Even gauge how hard your heart is working during activities.
These adaptive training plans feature guidance from expert coaches and free training plans that adapt to you and your goals. Workouts sync right to your watch from the Garmin Connect™ app2.
DAILY SUGGESTED WORKOUTS
Track where you run, and get accurate stats, including distance, pace andFor personalized training guidance, get daily run recommendations of varying intensities based on your training history, fitness level and recovery time.
To help you plan your race day strategy, this feature offers GPS-based pace guidance for a selected course or distance in the Garmin Connect app. So you can tailor your efforts to what’s ahead
Want some guidance to help you meet your goal? Select a distance for your run, and you’ll be able to see a data screen that shows your estimated finish time.
When you’re ready to hit the track for some speedwork, use the built-in track run activity to record accurate lap distances and see your distances in meters.
Want to improve your running form? Use the cadence alerts to know when you’ve gone outside your target cadence range.
Giving your body time to recover between training sessions is crucial. After each workout, the built-in recovery time feature will let you know how long to rest before another big effort.
This specialized tool takes into account your fitness level and training history to help you work toward your race goal and see the impact of training on your predicted finish time.
BUILT-IN SPORTS APPS
Switch up your workout routine with activity profiles for track or virtual running, pool swimming, Pilates, HIIT and even breathwork.
Run to your heart’s content with up to 2 weeks of battery life in smartwatch mode and up to 20 hours in GPS mode.
More ways to
track health and
While you’re out and about, Forerunner 55 tracks steps, intensity minutes and more1
Find out if you’re having a calm, balanced or stressful day. Relax reminders will even prompt you to do a short breathing activity.
BODY BATTERY™ ENERGY MONITORING
Track your body’s energy levels so you can find the best times for activity and rest.
See when during the day you earned intensity minutes from moderate and vigorous physical activity.
This feature uses chronological age, resting heart rate and other factors to estimate if your body is younger or older than you are. Age is just a number, after all.
See how you’re breathing throughout the day, during sleep and during breathwork activities.
WOMEN’S HEALTH TRACKING
Use the Garmin Connect app2 to track your menstrual cycle or pregnancy. Log symptoms, get exercise and nutrition education, and more.
Receive emails, texts and alerts right on your smartwatch when paired with your compatible smartphone.
SAFETY AND TRACKING FEATURES
If you feel unsafe or if your watch senses that an incident occurred, assistance and incident detection features3 can send a message with your location to emergency contacts.
CONNECT IQ™ STORE
Download custom watch faces, add data fields, and get apps from the Connect IQ Store app2.
Easily control the music playing on your paired smartphone, so you can skip songs without missing a beat.
SYNCS WITH GARMIN CONNECT
Upload your activities to the Garmin Connect app to interact with a thriving online community where people on the go can connect and compete — and even share their triumphs via social media.
1 Activity tracking accuracy
2 Requires app on your compatible smartphone
3 When paired with your compatible smartphone. For safety and tracking features requirements and limitations, see Garmin.com/safety.
|LENS MATERIAL||Corning® Gorilla® glass 3|
|BEZEL MATERIAL||Fiber-reinforced polymer|
|QUICK RELEASE BANDS||Yes (20 mm, Industry standard)|
|PHYSICAL SIZE||42.3 x 42.3 x 12.2 (mm); Fits wrists with a circumference of 127-204 mm|
|DISPLAY SIZE||1.2″ (30.4 mm) diameter|
|DISPLAY RESOLUTION||240 x 240 pixels|
|DISPLAY TYPE||Sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)|
|BATTERY LIFE||Smartwatch Mode: Up to 7 days; GPS mode with music: Up to 6 hours; GPS mode without music: Up to 24 hours|
|WATER RATING||5 ATM|
|MEMORY/HISTORY||200 hours of activity data|
|GPS TIME SYNC|
|AUTOMATIC DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME|
|WRIST-BASED HEART RATE (CONSTANT, EVERY SECOND)|
|DAILY RESTING HEART RATE|
|ABNORMAL HEART RATE ALERTS||yes (high and low)|
|PULSE OX BLOOD OXYGEN SATURATION||yes (spot-check, and optionally in sleep)|
|FITNESS AGE||yes (in app)|
|BODY BATTERY™ ENERGY MONITOR|
|ALL-DAY STRESS TRACKING|
|RELAXATION BREATHING TIMER|
|HYDRATION||yes (in Garmin Connect™ and optional Connect IQ™ widget)|
|MENSTRUAL CYCLE||yes (in Garmin Connect™ and optional Connect IQ™ widget)|
|GARMIN ELEVATE™ WRIST HEART RATE MONITOR|
|PULSE OX BLOOD OXYGEN SATURATION MONITOR|
Daily Smart Features
|CONNECT IQ™ (DOWNLOADABLE WATCH FACES, DATA FIELDS, WIDGETS AND APPS)|
|TEXT RESPONSE/REJECT PHONE CALL WITH TEXT (ANDROID™ ONLY)|
|CONTROLS SMARTPHONE MUSIC|
|PLAYS AND CONTROLS WATCH MUSIC|
|MUSIC STORAGE||Up to 500 songs|
|FIND MY PHONE|
|FIND MY WATCH|
|VIRB® CAMERA REMOTE|
|SMARTPHONE COMPATIBILITY||iPhone® and Android™|
|COMPATIBLE WITH GARMIN CONNECT™ MOBILE|
Safety and Tracking Features
|LIVE EVENT SHARING||Android™ Only|
|INCIDENT DETECTION DURING SELECT ACTIVITIES|
Activity Tracking Features
|MOVE BAR (DISPLAYS ON DEVICE AFTER A PERIOD OF INACTIVITY; WALK FOR A COUPLE OF MINUTES TO RESET IT)|
|AUTO GOAL (LEARNS YOUR ACTIVITY LEVEL AND ASSIGNS A DAILY STEP GOAL)|
|AVAILABLE GYM ACTIVITY PROFILES||Strength training, Cardio training, Elliptical training, Stair stepping, Indoor rowing and Yoga|
|AUTOMATIC REP COUNTING|
Training, Planning and Analysis Features
|% HR MAX|
|AUTO MAX HR|
|HR BROADCAST (BROADCASTS HR DATA OVER ANT+™ TO PAIRED DEVICES)|
|GPS SPEED AND DISTANCE|
|CUSTOMISABLE ACTIVITY PROFILES|
|DOWNLOADABLE TRAINING PLANS|
|POWER MODES – CUSTOMIZABLE IN-ACTIVITY BATTERY SETTINGS|
|CONFIGURABLE LAP ALERTS|
|TRAINING STATUS (LETS YOU SEE IF YOU’RE TRAINING EFFECTIVELY BY TRACKING YOUR TRAINING HISTORY AND FITNESS LEVEL TREND.)|
|TRAINING LOAD (YOUR TOTAL TRAINING LOAD FOR THE LAST 7 DAYS CALCULATED FROM ESTIMATED EPOC)|
|TRAINING EFFECT (AEROBIC)|
|TRAINING EFFECT (ANAEROBIC)|
|RACE AN ACTIVITY|
|TOUCH AND/OR BUTTON LOCK|
|ACTIVITY HISTORY ON WATCH|
|AVAILABLE RUN PROFILES||Running, Treadmill running, Indoor track running, Trail running|
|GPS-BASED DISTANCE, TIME AND PACE|
|RUNNING DYNAMICS||yes (with compatible accessory)|
|VERTICAL OSCILLATION AND RATIO (THE DEGREE OF ‘BOUNCE’ IN YOUR RUNNING MOTION AND THE COST-BENEFIT RATIO WITH STRIDE LENGTH)||yes (with compatible accessory)|
|GROUND CONTACT TIME AND BALANCE (SHOWS HOW MUCH TIME, IN THE RUNNING MOTION, YOUR FOOT IS ON THE GROUND RATHER THAN IN FLIGHT AND LETS YOU CHECK YOUR RUNNING SYMMETRY)||yes (with compatible accessory)|
|STRIDE LENGTH (REAL TIME)||yes (with compatible accessory)|
|CADENCE (PROVIDES REAL-TIME NUMBER OF STEPS PER MINUTE)|
|PERFORMANCE CONDITION (AFTER RUNNING 6–20 MINUTES, COMPARES YOUR REAL-TIME CONDITION TO YOUR AVERAGE FITNESS LEVEL)|
|PACEPRO™ PACING STRATEGIES|
|FOOT POD CAPABLE|
Outdoor recreation features
|BREADCRUMB TRAIL IN REAL TIME|
|BACK TO START|
|DISTANCE TO DESTINATION|
|ALERTS (TRIGGERS ALARM WHEN YOU REACH GOALS INCLUDING TIME, DISTANCE, HEART RATE OR CALORIES)|
|AVAILABLE CYCLING PROFILES||Biking, Indoor Biking|
|RACE AN ACTIVITY|
|COMPATIBLE WITH VARIA VISION™ (HEAD-MOUNTED DISPLAY)|
|COMPATIBLE WITH VARIA™ RADAR (REAR-FACING RADAR)|
|COMPATIBLE WITH VARIA™ LIGHTS|
|SPEED AND CADENCE SENSOR SUPPORT|
|AVAILABLE SWIM PROFILES||Pool Swimming|
|POOL SWIM METRICS (LENGTHS, DISTANCE, PACE, STROKE COUNT, SWIM EFFICIENCY (SWOLF), CALORIES)|
|STROKE TYPE DETECTION (FREESTYLE, BACKSTROKE, BREASTSTROKE, BUTTERFLY) (POOL SWIM ONLY)|
|DRILL LOGGING (POOL SWIM ONLY)|
|BASIC REST TIMER (UP FROM 0) (POOL SWIM ONLY)|
|“REPEAT ON” REST TIMER|
|POOL SWIM WORKOUTS|
|UNDERWATER WRIST-BASED HEART RATE|
Kid Activity Tracking Features
|TOE-TO-TOE™ CHALLENGES||yes (optional Connect IQ app)|
- Forerunner 245 Music
- Charging/data cable
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