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FORERUNNER 45

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

Introduction

You’re a runner, so train like one. The Forerunner 45 series monitors heart rate¹ at the wrist and uses GPS to track your pace, distance and more. They work with free Garmin Coach adaptive    training plans that 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
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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

FORERUNNER 935

Triathlon Watch with Wrist-based Heart Rate

Introduction

If beating yesterday is your goal, Forerunner 935 is your watch. This premium GPS running/triathlon watch is designed to go the distance. Just like you. With rich data, such as running dynamics2, wrist-based heart rate1, training status and VO2 max, it helps you fine-tune your training and recovery as you seek to become a better athlete. For the competitor in you, it features Strava Live Segments so you can turn every run or ride into a virtual competition. For the "looks count, too" in you, you can quickly change interchangeable bands for a new sport or style. It also has smart notifications3, automatic uploads3 and Connect IQ compatibility for custom watch faces and apps.

1 Activity tracking accuracy
2 When used with Running Dynamics Pod (sold separately) or HRM-Run or HRM-Tri monitor; included with some models, sold separately on others
3 When paired with compatible phone

KEY FEATURES

WRIST-BASED HEART RATE1
RUNNING DYNAMICS
MULTISPORT
TRAINING STATUS2
STRAVA SEGMENTS
Connect IQ
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FORERUNNER 945

Premium GPS Running / Triathlon Wearable Device with Music

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

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.

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.
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.

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

Go the Distance with Serious Battery Life

When you’re in the middle of an iron-distance triathlon or ultramarathon, you need a battery you can count on. Forerunner 935 features an incredible 24 hours of battery life in GPS mode and up to 50 hours in UltraTrac battery saver mode. What about when you’re just using it as a smartwatch? You’ll get up to 2 weeks from a single charge.

GPS and GLONASS Coverage

Go wherever your training takes you, thanks to GPS and GLONASS coverage, which tracks better in more challenging environments than GPS alone. Also, a barometer is built in to give you higher quality elevation data.

Multiple Sport and Multisport Features

Beat yesterday in whatever sport you choose with a suite of multisport features that includes everything from running to cycling to cross country skiing. Or with 935's true multisport capabilities, you can easily change sports on the fly.

Training Status

Just how effective is your current training plan? Forerunner 935 will tell you. Garmin has paired up with Firstbeat to bring you new metrics like Training Status, which evaluates your recent training history and performance indicators to let you know if you’re training productively, peaking or overreaching.

Your New Favorite Form Factor

Break away from stiff, traditional multisport watches with a comfortable design you can wear all day. Weighing in at under 50 grams, this lightweight watch is for the true athlete. Plus, new optional QuickFit bands let you easily swap out straps for a different look whenever you choose.

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

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.

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.

DEFINE YOUR OWN RACE

more data, because I care.
a lot.

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Garmin Coach Training Plans

With Garmin Coach, your personal trainer is always on hand. Select your race goal, and choose from 3 expert coaches to guide you on your journey. Workouts sync to your compatible Garmin watch and will adjust based on your performance in the plan.

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Garmin Connect

It's go time. Garmin Connect is our free online community where athletes can save, plan and share their activities. Beat yesterday by nailing a new PR; we'll keep track so you can view your victories all in one spot. Get digital insights — such as cues to move and healthy tips — tailored to your stats and habits. Connect with other users to challenge and compete. Garmin Connect is available on your desktop or compatible mobile device.

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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-Tri

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 45

Forerunner 245 / 245 Music

Forerunner 645 / 645 Music

Forerunner 735XT

Forerunner 935

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
Pace alert -
Wrist-based heart rate1
Connect IQ 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 - -
Training load focus - - - - -
Pulse Ox sensor - - - -
Music - Forerunner 245 Music only Forerunner 645 Music only - -
Garmin Pay - - - -
Metal bezel - - - - -
Bike power3 - - -
Cycling dynamics3 - - -
Shimano Di23 - - -
Open water swim activity - - -
HRM-Swim support - - -

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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