Garmin Forerunner 245

GPS running smartwatch with advanced training features

You do the running. Garmin Forerunner®245 does the thinking. This GPS running smartwatch evaluates performance stats such as VO2 max, aerobic and anaerobic training effect, and training status, which indicates if you’re undertraining or overdoing it. You can also track advanced running dynamics such as ground contact time balance and stride length. Take the guesswork out of training for your next 5K when you team this watch with the Garmin Coach app.  Select free training plans that adapt to your goals, or take training into your own hands by creating custom workouts at Garmin Connect™, our free online fitness community. Wherever your run takes you, Forerunner 245 can track your stats accurately, thanks to compatibility with GPS, GLONASS and Galileo satellites.

GARMIN COACH

These adaptive training plans. feature guidance from expert coaches and free training plans that adapt to you and your goals. Workouts sync right to your watch.

BUILT-IN SPORTS APPS

Switch up your workout routine with activity profiles for cycling, pool swimming, track running, elliptical, stair-stepper and more.

WRIST-BASED HEART RATE

Get heart rate data along with alerts if your heart rate stays too high or too low while you’re at rest. Gauge how hard your heart is working during activities, even underwater.

BUILT-IN GPS

Track where you run, and get accurate stats, including distance, pace and intervals.

RUNNING DYNAMICS

When used with a compatible accessory, Forerunner 245 measures crucial running metrics such as cadence, stride length, ground contact time and balance, and more.

VO2 MAX

Train smarter with VO2 Max an indicator of how you can expect to perform. This metric even accounts for changes in performance that could be caused by heat or altitude.

Livetrack Feature

Use LiveTrack to let friends and family follow your real-time location and even view your entire preplanned course. Rest assured that your loved ones know exactly where you’re running.

PULSE OX SENSOR

This wrist-based sensor estimates your body’s blood oxygen saturation, which can help gauge how your body is absorbing oxygen — especially while you sleep.

TRAINING STATUS

This metric evaluates your recent exercise history and performance indicators to let you know if you’re training productively, peaking or overreaching.

TRAINING EFFECT

See how your workouts influence the development of endurance, speed and power with aerobic and anaerobic Training Effect feedback.

WOMEN’S HEALTH TRACKING

Use the Garmin Connect™ app to track your menstrual cycle or pregnancy. Log symptoms, get exercise and nutrition education, and more. Even get details on your wrist with the Menstrual Cycle Tracking and Pregnancy Tracking app.

BODY BATTERY™ ENERGY MONITOR

Track your body’s energy levels so you can find the best times for activity and rest.

SAFETY AND TRACKING FEATURES

If you feel unsafe or if your watch senses that an incident occurred, assistance and incident detection features send your location to emergency contacts.

Music on your wrist

Sync your playlists from select music streaming services — such as Deezer, Amazon Music and Spotify® — right to your watch. Forerunner 245 Music can store up to 500 songs.
TRAINING LOAD

This stat measures your exercise volume from the last 7 days and compares it to the optimal range for your fitness and recent training history.

RECOVERY TIME

After each workout, the built-in recovery time advisor lets you know how long to rest before another big effort. It even accounts for all-day stress, sleep and daily activity outside of workouts.

BATTERY LIFE

Run your heart out with a watch that’s got the power to keep up. You’ll get up to 7 days of battery life in smartwatch mode and up to 24 hours in GPS mode.

SMART NOTIFICATIONS

Receive emails, texts and alerts right on your watch when paired with a compatible device.

SYNCS WITH GARMIN CONNECT™

Upload your activities to the Garmin Connect app to interact with a thriving online community where people on the go can connect and compete — and even share their triumphs via social media.

CONNECT IQ™ STORE

Download custom watch faces, add data fields, and get apps and widgets from the Connect IQ Store.