Find Your Forerunner

From sleek, easy-to-use GPS running watches to more advanced smartwatches with long battery life and storage for your favorite songs, Garmin has a training partner that’s right for you.

FORERUNNER 35

Easy-to-use GPS Running Watch with Wrist-based Heart Rate

Introduction

Stay fit and stay connected with Forerunner 35. This easy-to-use GPS running watch with wrist-based heart rate has everything you need to take your running to the next level. Wrist-based heart rate1 lets you run without a chest strap while various sport profiles allow you to work out your way. It also has useful features such as Auto Pause and run/walk mode. Forerunner 35 has smart connectivity so you can get your calls, texts and other phone notifications2 right on your wrist. It also allows for automatic uploads2 to Garmin Connect, our free online fitness community where you can join challenges, receive insights and share your progress as you meet your goals.

1 Activity tracking accuracy
2 When paired with compatible phone.

KEY FEATURES

BUILT-IN GPS
WRIST-BASED HEART RATE1
CONNECTED FEATURES
ACTIVITY TRACKING1
GARMIN CONNECT
VIBRATION ALERTS
NEW

FORERUNNER 45 Series

Simple-to-use GPS Running Watch with Wrist-based Heart Rate

Introduction

You’re a runner, so train like one with Forerunner 45 or the smaller-sized Forerunner 45S. Both fuss-free watches monitor heart rate1 at the wrist and use GPS to track your pace, distance and more. They also work with free Garmin Coach adaptive training plans, which bring personal coaching to your wrist.

1 Activity tracking accuracy
2When paired with a compatible phone.See safety and tracking features requirements and limitations.

Key features

WRIST-BASED HEART RATE
GPS
GARMIN COACH
SMART NOTIFICATIONS2
SAFETY AND TRACKING2
NEW

FORERUNNER 245 Music

FORERUNNER 245

GPS Running Wearable Device with Advanced Training Features

GPS Running Wearable Device with Advanced Training Features

Introduction

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 effects, and training status, which indicates if you’re undertraining or overdoing it. You can also track advanced running dynamics1 such as ground contact time balance and stride length. Store up to 500 songs right on your watch for phone-free listening, and even sync your favorite music from select streaming services3.

1When used with Running Dynamics Pod or HRM-Run or HRM-Tri monitors (sold separately)
2When paired with a compatible smartphone. See safety and tracking features requirements and limitations
3Requires premium subscription with a third-party music provider
4Activity tracking accuracy

KEY FEATURES

MUSIC
TRAINING STATUS
ADVANCED WORKOUTS
RUNNING DYNAMICS1
SAFETY AND TRACKING2

FORERUNNER 645 Music

FORERUNNER 645

GPS Running Watch with Music and Contactless Payments

GPS Running Watch with Contactless Payments and Wrist-based Heart Rate

Introduction

With Forerunner 645 Music, every run can become your best performance yet. This GPS running watch stores up to 500 songs and syncs your playlists from select music streaming services to your watch for easy, phone-free listening while you run. It also features the Garmin Pay contactless payment solution1, so you can leave your wallet at home, plus advanced running dynamics2 to help you fine-tune your training. Monitor heart rate at the wrist4, and tap into performance monitoring features, such as training status, that let you see how your body is responding to your workout efforts. Connected features3 bring you smart notifications and LiveTrack. And with Connect IQ, you can even customize your watch with free watch faces and apps such as Uber, SmartThings and AccuWeather MinuteCast.

1View current supported country, payment network and issuing bank information
2When used with Running Dynamics Pod or HRM-Run™ or HRM-Tri™ monitors (sold separately)
3When paired with a compatible smartphone
4Activity tracking accuracy

KEY FEATURES

MUSIC
GARMIN PAY
CONNECT IQ
RUNNING DYNAMICS2
CONNECTED FEATURES3
TRAINING STATUS

FORERUNNER 735XT

GPS Running Watch with Multisport Features and Wrist-based Heart Rate

Introduction

Be a better athlete today than you were yesterday with the 735XT. This GPS running watch with multisport features has wrist-based heart rate3 so you can run freer on race day. For advanced running dynamics, VO2 max and more, add the chest strap and train your heart out. It also has smart notifications4, automatic uploads4 and compatibility with Connect IQ™ for custom watch faces and apps.

1When used with HRM-Run™ or HRM-Tri monitor; included with some models, sold separately on others.
2When used with a chest strap heart rate monitor.
3Activity tracking accuracy
4When paired with compatible smartphone

KEY FEATURES

WRIST-BASED HEART RATE1
RUNNING DYNAMICS2
MULTISPORT
VO2 Max
STRAVA SEGMENTS
Connect IQ
NEW

FORERUNNER 945

Triathlon Watch with Wrist-based Heart Rate

Introduction

You’re an athlete, and this is your watch. Forerunner 945 lets you sync with premium music services to put your songs on your wrist. It also offers our most advanced physiological features, including training load focus and more. Plus you get the convenience of quick, contactless payments1 from the wrist with Garmin Pay.

1 View current supported country, payment network and issuing bank information
2 When paired with a compatible smartphone.See safety and tracking features requirements and limitations

KEY FEATURES

MUSIC
TRAINING STATUS
GARMIN PAY
MAPS
SAFETY AND TRACKING

Running Metrics

Monitor key aspects of your running and fitness progress by tracking distance, calories, pace and more.

Wrist-based Heart Rate1

Elevate wrist heart rate technology monitors your heart rate at the wrist 24/7 so you can run without a chest strap.
1Activity tracking accuracy

Connected Features

When paired with a compatible smartphone, Forerunner 35 pulls text, social media and other notifications, and it alerts you on your wrist. Also control your music, get automatic software updates and let friends and family track your runs with the LiveTrack feature.
1 When paired with compatible phone.

Run/Walk

Going on runs with walking breaks is easy, thanks to the run/walk mode. Let your watch tell you when it’s time to slow down or speed up.

Vibration Alert

Helpful vibration alerts notify you of running prompts, activity tracking1 milestones, smart notifications2 and virtual pacing progress.
1Activity tracking accuracy 2 When paired with compatible phone.

Run Your Heart Out

Built-in GPS and wrist-based heart rate1 let you monitor key aspects of your running and fitness progress by tracking distance, calories, pace and more.

1Activity tracking accuracy

Get Help From Garmin Coach

Whether you’re training for a 5K or even going for a half-marathon, your personal running coach is always on hand. Choose your expert coach and your race goal. Then receive a free training plan and step-by-step guidance. The workouts sync right to your watch and adapt based on your performance in the plan.

Stay Connected

The Forerunner 45 series can help make sure you never miss something important while you’re working out. Get notifications for calls and texts on your wrist1. Also control the music playing on your smartphone, and let family and friends track your runs with the LiveTrack feature.

1When paired with a compatible smartphone

Heightened Awareness

It’s easy to get a little extra peace of mind for you and your loved ones. The Forerunner 45 series comes equipped with safety and tracking features1 that make it easy to share your location with chosen contacts — manually or automatically with built-in incident detection.

1When paired with a compatible smartphone. See safety and tracking features requirements and limitations.

Your Music, Your Motivation

Take your tunes to go, and leave your phone behind. Store up to 500 of your favorite songs — and even playlists from your streaming services such as Deezer, Spotify and more — right on your watch so you can listen with headphones equipped with BLUETOOTH wireless technology while you run.
SPOTIFY and the Spotify logo are among the registered trademarks of Spotify AB. The Bluetooth word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Garmin is under license.

Advanced Running Dynamics and Performance Monitoring

Perfect your running form with detailed running dynamics1 such as ground contact time balance, stride length, vertical ratio and more. The watch also evaluates your training and recovery, bringing you metrics such as training status and more.


1When used with Running Dynamics Pod or HRM-Run or HRM-Tri monitors (sold separately)

Advanced Workouts

Work out your way by downloading free workouts or creating your own custom ones on the Garmin Connect™ online fitness community. Or if you’ve got a goal in mind for your next 5K, the Garmin Coach feature lets you select from free training plans that adapt to your goals and provide expert coaching every step of the way.

Connect IQ Apps

Personalize your watch with free watch faces, widgets and apps from our Connect IQ Store so you can know when your Uber is arriving, turn on the lights with the SmartThings app and more.

Heightened Awareness

It’s easy to get a little extra peace of mind for you and your loved ones. Forerunner 245 Music has new safety and tracking features that let you share your live location with chosen contacts — manually or automatically with built-in incident detection, if needed. 1When paired with a compatible smartphone. See safety and tracking features requirements and limitations

Your music, your motivation

Take your tunes to go and leave your phone behind. Store up to 500 of your favourite songs — and even playlists from your streaming services like iHeartRadio, Deezer and more — right on your watch so you can listen through Bluetooth® headphones while you run.

Make Purchases on the Run

No wallet? No problem. Forerunner 645 Music includes the Garmin Pay contactless payment solution1, so you can make secure payments using just your watch. (Coming soon)
1View current supported country, payment network and issuing bank information

Advanced running dynamics and performance monitoring

Perfect your running form with detailed running dynamics1 such as ground contact time balance, stride length, vertical ratio and more. The watch also evaluates your training and recovery, bringing you metrics such as training status and more.
1When used with Running Dynamics Pod or HRM-Run or HRM-Tri monitors (sold separately)

Connected features

With connected features1, you can receive and respond to text messages2, and even get social media and other notifications delivered to your wrist. Let friends and family track your runs with LiveTrack, and have your activities automatically uploaded to Garmin Connect.
1When paired with a compatible smartphone
2Responding capability available for Android customers only Android is a trademark of Google Inc.

Connect IQ Apps

Get free watch faces, widgets and apps from Connect IQ so you can know when your Uber is arriving, turn on the lights with the SmartThings app and more.

Extended Physiological Measurements1

Measures your heart to provide a stress score, performance condition and lactate threshold.
1When used with a heart rate monitor; included with some models, sold separately on others

Advanced Running Dynamics2

Measures ground contact time balance, stride length, vertical ratio and more.
2When used with HRM-Run or HRM-Tri monitor; included with some models, sold separately on others.

Underwater Heart Rate3

Get interval summaries and real-time heart rate data when you use the HRM-Swim™ monitor.
3When used with HRM-Swim or HRM-Tri monitor; included with some models, sold separately on others.

Multi-sport Activity

Built-in activity profiles for running, cycling, swimming, cross-country skiing, paddle sports, trail running, hiking and strength training.

Connect IQ Customization4

Personalize your device by downloading free watch faces, apps and data fields from Connect IQ. 4When paired with compatible phone

Your Music, Your Motivation

Take your tunes to go, and leave your phone behind. Sync playlists from select premium music streaming services such as Spotify®, Deezer and more. Or easily transfer up to 1,000 songs from your own music library right to your watch.

SPOTIFY and the Spotify logo are among the registered trademarks of Spotify AB.

Advanced Performance Monitoring

Train smarter with a GPS watch that tracks training status and VO2 max, adjusting the results based on heat and altitude. Forerunner 945 also monitors your recovery time, overall training load and training load focus. And when paired with our HRM-Swim™ or HRM-Tri™ chest straps (sold separately), you can keep recording valuable heart rate1 data even when you hit the pool.

1Activity tracking accuracy

Make Purchases on the Run

No wallet? No problem. The Forerunner 945 GPS smartwatch includes the Garmin Pay contactless payment solution1, so you can make secure payments using just your watch.

1View current supported country, payment network and issuing bank information

Mapping on Your Wrist

To keep you from getting lost during your runs and rides, Forerunner 945 includes full-color maps. Wherever your workouts take you, find the best routes, and follow them with at-a-glance navigation.

Heightened Awareness

It’s easy to get a little extra peace of mind for you and your loved ones. Forerunner 945 comes equipped with safety and tracking features1 that make it easy to share your location with chosen contacts manually, or automatically with built-in incident detection.

1When paired with a compatible smartphone.See safety and tracking features requirements and limitations

YOU RUN.IT THINKS.

more data, because I care.
a lot.

watch what Forerunner 935 can do

Garmin Connect

It’s go time. Garmin Connect is our free online community where you can review your progress, join challenges, earn colorful badges and even share via social media. Beat yesterday in your daily step count. Train for your first 5K race with expert coaching and a dynamic training plan that adapts based on your goals and performance. Connect with other users to challenge and compete. 1Available to Garmin Connect customers who are using activity tracking features



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Connect IQ APP

Visit the Connect IQ Store to download the Strava Relative Effort app on your compatible Garmin device so you can beat yesterday in a big way. Connect IQ is also home to custom watch faces, widgets, apps and data fields you can download for free. Personalize your favorite device, and keep the data you want right at your fingertips.

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Garmin Face It APP

The Face It watch face app lets you customize your watch face with any photo from your mobile device. Download the app, choose an image from your photo library, add the time, and set it as your watch’s face. Whether it’s a scenic view from your last hike or a picture of your new puppy, the Face It app lets you add personality to your watch that’s uniquely you.

THERE’S A THEME FOR EVERY YOU

Metropolis

The themes all come with their special set of icons for built-in activities and apps.
Upon installation, the new set of icons will automatically replace the default one.

This elegant theme is for the stylish you, and comes in 4 beach-themed color schemes.The Light version features a digital clock and 2 radial meters on a softly glowing background with crisscrossing patterns.

This elegant theme is for the stylish you, and comes in 4 beach-themed color schemes.The Shade version features a digital clock and 1 radial meter on a softly shaded background with crisscrossing patterns.

This light-hearted theme is for the athletic you, and comes in 4 atmospheric color schemes.The Day version features a three-hand watch in the foreground and an LED-styled bar graph on a dotted background.

This light-hearted theme is for the athletic you, and comes in 4 atmospheric color schemes.The Night version features a three-hand watch on a low-key, dotted background.

This high-tech theme is for the resolute you, and comes in 4 cosmic color schemes.The Vivid version features three watch hands, a day-date display 2 radial activity meters and a battery indicator along the circumference of the watch face.

This high-tech theme is for the resolute you, and comes in 4 cosmic color schemes.The Stealth version features three watch hands in the center, a weekly intensity minute meter on the left, and a day-date display with battery indicator on the right.

Running Dynamics

If you want to run more efficiently, analyzing your running dynamics is a great place to start. These biomechanical metrics can help you understand your running style and trends in order to improve your form. Your cadence, vertical oscillation, ground contact time, ground contact time balance, stride length and vertical ratio are displayed during your run and can be reviewed afterward. It’s kind of like having your running form analyzed at a running store or gait lab, except all you need is your Forerunner watch and a compatible running dynamics accessory.

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Running Dynamics Pod

The easy-to-use pod is so small, you probably won’t even notice it’s there. Just clip it onto the back waistband of your shorts, start your watch, and head out for a run.

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HRM-Run

This seamless, comfortable chest strap is made with the competitive runner in mind. The module is small and lightweight and fits entirely within the strap.

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HRM-Dual

In addition to ANT+® connectivity, this heart rate monitor transmits real-time heart rate data over BLUETOOTH® Low Energy technology, so you can train indoors and connect with third-party training apps such as Zwift while sharing accurate data with your Garmin device. The Bluetooth word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Garmin is under license.

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What is Heartrate and Running kinematics?

When you wear the Garmin optical heart rate wrist watch to start an activity, the optical heart rate sensor will continuously monitor the heart rate condition for the specified activity period and constantly provide feedback.
Running kinematics is to apply the knowledge in each science field to sports and consequently to upgrade the self-exercise performance.

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Compare Devices

Forerunner 35

Forerunner 45/45S

Forerunner 245/245 Music

Forerunner 645/645 Music

Forerunner 735XT

Forerunner 945

Color display -
Auto Pause
Auto Lap
Auto/manual multisport - - - -
FTP - - - -
Personal records
Virtual Partner / pace alerts -
Heart rate-based calorie computation
Calculates calories burned
Customizable screen(s)
Advanced workouts -
Accelerometer
VO2 max estimate -
Recovery time - -
Race predictor - -
Connected features
Step counter
Auto Goal
Move bar
Sleep monitoring
Wrist-based heart rate1
Connect IQ Store - Watch faces only
Advanced running dynamics - -
HRV Stress test - - -
Strava Live Segments - - -
Lactate threshold - - -
Performance condition - -
Anaerobic training effect - -
Aerobic training effect -
Training load - - -
Training status - -
Pulse Ox sensor3 - - - - -
Music - - Forerunner 245 Music only Forerunner 645 Music only -
Garmin Pay service - - - -
Metal bezel - - - - -
Bike power3 - - - -
Cycling dynamics3 - - - -
Shimano Di23 - - - -
Open water swim activity - - - -
HRM-Swim support - - - -

Forerunner 35

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Forerunner 45

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Forerunner 245/245 Music

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Forerunner 645/645 Music

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Forerunner 735XT

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Forerunner 945

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  • 1Activity tracking accuracy
  • 2This is not a medical device and is not intended for use in the diagnosis or monitoring of any medical condition; see Garmin.com/ataccuracy. Pulse Ox not available in all countries
  • 3With appropriate sensor or accessory