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  • Simply tap or swipe the touch screen to view performance data, scroll through menus and change settings
  • Touch screen is built tough to take on rain and sweat, yet it's sensitive enough to be used while wearing running gloves
  • 610 provides accurate distance, pace, GPS position, heart rate and calories burned; it can also guide you back to the starting point of your run so you'll never get lost
  • High-sensitivity GPS receiver stays locked onto satellites, even near tall buildings and under tree cover; HotFix® satellite prediction locks onto satellites quickly
  • Included premium heart rate monitor chest strap communicates with the watch to provide you with accurate heart rate data while running
  • Customizable heart rate zones help you improve your fitness by ensuring you're working out at a level that provides the most benefit
  • Forerunner 610 features an advanced calorie-consumption formula that calculates calories burned based on changes in the user's heart rate during aerobic activity
  • Virtual Racer™ feature lets you race against your previous best time or challenge other users' times that have been uploaded to the Garmin Connect™ website
  • Virtual Partner® allows you to compete against a static pace that you set before heading out for your run
  • Track the intensity of your workout with the Training Effect feature; Training Effect is calculated based on user profile, heart rate and difficulty of the activity
  • Interval training function lets you set up custom exercise sessions and automatically see your pace for each interval
  • Use audio and/or vibration alerts to know when you've reached your target for time, distance, calories or heart rate
  • Mark locations, save locations or navigate back to the starting point with the basic navigation capabilities
  • ANT+ wireless technology lets you automatically transfer data between your computer and Forerunner without even taking the watch off; compatible with both Mac and PC computers
  • ANT+ technology also enables the watch to communicate with the Tanita BC-1000 scale (sold separately)
  • Use the Garmin Connect community website to track your time, speed, distance and calories burned; store and share routes with other Forerunner users on the website
  • In Garmin Connect, you can see the route you traveled on a map, view a summary of your run, create goals and find new courses to run
  • Built-in, rechargeable lithium-ion battery provides up to 8 hrs. of use in training mode and 4 weeks in power save mode
  • Water-resistant construction meets IPX7 standards (submersible to 1m for 30 min.)
  • Optional foot pod (sold separately) transmits speed/distance data without the use of satellites so the Forerunner 610 can also be used indoors
  • Forerunner 610 tracks your cycling workouts when paired with a GSC 10 Speed and Cadence Sensor, sold separately
  • Includes Forerunner 610, USB ANT+ stick, premium heart rate strap, charging cradle, AC adapter, owner's manual on disk and quick start manual


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Best Use Running, Cycling
Water-Resistant Depth IPX7
Construction Composite
Number of Waypoints 100
Time In Target Zone Yes
Speed/Distance Yes
Dimensions 2.5 x 1.8 x 0.56 inches
Tracks Calories Burned Yes
Date Display Yes
Watch Band Material Elastomer
Alarm Yes
Analog Or Digital Digital
Face Diameter 1 inch
Number of Routes 0
Altimeter Satellite-based
Stopwatch Yes
Gender Unisex
Heart Rate Sensor Type Chest Strap
Heart Rate Target Zone(s) Yes
Average Battery Life 8 hours
Wireless Communication Yes
Illumination Backlight
Exercise Log Yes
Average Heart Rate Yes
OS Compatibility Windows, Mac
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