Garmin Forerunner 245

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You do the running. Garmin Forerunner 245 does the thinking. It tracks your runs and training stats, crunching the numbers for you and getting to know all about your performances and goals.

Features

  • Assistance (built-in tracking/safety feature) lets you send your real-time location to emergency contacts through a paired compatible smartphone
  • Incident detection alerts your emergency contacts automatically in the event of certain incidents (e.g., bike crash, collapse during a run); paired smartphone required
  • Watch evaluates your training status to indicate if you're undertraining or overdoing it
  • Additional performance-monitoring features include VO2 max, training load focus, recovery time, aerobic and anaerobic training effect, as well as an improved race predictor
  • Get free adaptive training plans from Garmin Coach, or create your own custom workouts on the Garmin Connect™ online fitness community
  • Health-monitoring tools include wrist-based heart rate, all-day stress tracking, Body Battery™ energy monitor, sleep analysis and more
  • Wrist-based pulse oximeter is a non-medical device that provides your estimated blood oxygen saturation level—useful when adjusting to higher altitudes
  • Pair with Running Dynamics Pod or HRM-Run/Tri™ monitors (not included) for advanced running dynamics like ground contact time balance, stride length, vertical ratio and more
  • Connected features: smart notifications for calls and texts, automatic uploads to Garmin Connect™, LiveTrack, and the ability to control and play music on your phone
  • Preloaded sports apps like running, cycling, pool swimming, indoor track, treadmill, elliptical, yoga and more
  • Customize with free watch faces, apps, widgets and data fields from the Garmin Connect IQ™ store
  • Battery life: up to 7 days in smartwatch mode; up to 24 hrs. in GPS mode

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Technical Specs

Best Use

Running

Average Battery Life

Smartwatch mode: 7 days; GPS mode: 24 hrs.

Battery Type

Lithium Ion

Display Size

1.2 inches

Illumination

Backlight

Altimeter

No

Compass

Yes

GPS/Satellite Detectable

Yes

HRM Included/Integrated

Yes

Heart Rate Sensor Type

Wrist-based

Average Heart Rate

Yes

Pulse Oximeter

Yes

Heart Rate Target Zone(s)

Yes

VO2 Max Estimate

Yes

Recovery Advising

Yes

Tracks Steps

Yes

Pedometer Type

Digital 3-axis Accelerometer

Pace Alert

Yes

Interval Training

Yes

Tracks Calories Burned

Yes

Water-Resistant Depth

50 meters

Stroke Recognition

Yes

Sleep Tracking

Yes

Alarm

Yes

Time Display

Yes

Stopwatch

Yes

Programmable Routes

Yes

Customization

Apps

Widgets

Data Fields

Watch Faces

Smart Device Notifications

Yes

Data Exchange

ANT+

Compatible Fitness Accessories

Heart Rate Monitor

Cadence Sensor

Gender

Unisex

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