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Forerunner. For Runners.

A demanding athlete needs a superior training partner. The Forerunner range ensures that there is a running partner that will suit your needs. From simple to use running watches that tell you how far, how fast and where you run to advanced training aids that will guide and motivate you through detailed training plans, whatever your level, whatever your goal, there is a Forerunner for you.

Run with all your heart. Forerunner 35

Our most popular GPS running watch with Elevate wrist-based heart rate, smart notifications and more, ideal for runners just starting out! The stylish Forerunner 35 tracks distance, speed, pace and calories. It doubles up as an activity tracker that counts your steps and calories throughout the day and reminds you when it’s time to move. This sleek watch has a high resolution screen and is available in four funky colours. You can enjoy up to 13 hours of battery life in GPS mode or 9 days in watch/activity tracking mode.

Just like a coach. Forerunner 230

This running watch is packed with features to help you get more out of your run. With a HRM-Run bundle and built in GPS this watch tracks distance, pace, time, heart rate and calculates VO2. A built-in accelerometer allows you to capture distance and pace data while you´re running on an indoor track or treadmill. The Forerunner 230 is a connected device with features that include automatic uploads to Garmin Connect, free training plans from Garmin Connect, social media sharing and live tracking so your loved ones can keep track of you while you are out on a run. This trendy watch’s battery will last up to 16 hours in training mode and is available in 3 colour variations to suite your style.

Customise your watch to suit your training. Forerunner 235

No two runners are the same, and neither are their goals. Set yourself up to reach yours by downloading advanced workouts and training plans onto your watch from Garmin Connect. The Forerunner 235 allows you to customise your data fields, download watch faces, widgets and applications from the Connect IQ Store. The Forerunner 235 measures heart rate at the wrist giving you the option to run without a strap. Once you’re done running, it doubles as an activity tracker, counting your steps and calories throughout the day. This watch will allow you 11 hours battery life in training mode and 9 days in watch mode.

Advanced GPS multisport watch. Forerunner 735XT

Do you run, cycle and swim? The Forerunner 735XT gives you the versatility to cross train and provides advanced cycling, swimming and running dynamics to record ground contact time balance, stride length, vertical ratio and much more. Plus VO2 max estimate, lactate threshold, race predictor and recovery advisor. Measuring distance, time, pace and heart rate at the wrist with Garmin Elevate heart rate technology. The Connected features and smart notifications, automatically upload to Garmin Connect, for live tracking and more. You can also customise your watch with free watch faces, workout apps and more from the Connect IQ Store. With up to 14 hours in full training mode this watch will not disappoint.

Garmin Connect gives you fingertip access to all of your data - anytime, anywhere.

Join a worldwide community of runners, cyclists and outdoor sports enthusiasts at Garmin Connect, a portal for data analysis and sharing. Garmin Connect tools allow you to analyse core metrics, create reports and set goals to see how your performance improves over time, plus you can share routes or search from a worldwide database of other Garmin Fitness device users. Download the Garmin Connect App onto your smart phone for daily uploads and join challenges, receive insights and share your progress as you meet your goals.

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