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Garmin Forerunner 945

GPS multisport watch

Item # 150FR945B

Speaking as a marathoner, ultrarunner, and triathlete, I can truly say that if I could only buy one training watch,...

Speaking as a marathoner, ultrarunner, and triathlete, I can truly say that if I could only buy one training watch,...

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About the Garmin Forerunner 945

Multisport maven

Don't call Garmin's Foreruuner 945 a running watch — that doesn't even scratch the surface. Speaking as a marathoner, ultrarunner, and triathlete, I can truly say that if I could only buy one training watch, this would be on my short list.

Multisport maven

Don't call Garmin's Foreruuner 945 a running watch — that doesn't even scratch the surface. Speaking as a marathoner, ultrarunner, and triathlete, I can truly say that if I could only buy one training watch, this would be on my short list.

Garmin Forerunner 945

Optimize your training with the Forerunner 945

It's not a watch, it's a lifestyle

Whether it's tackling trails, hitting the road on your bike, working out at the gym, going for a swim, or even hitting the links — you want to record your favorite activities and find ways to improve your performance. Forerunner 945 records all these activities and more with precise GPS, GLONASS, or Galileo satellite positioning, and even lets you see the big picture through preloaded street and topographic maps. Forerunner 945's memory can store up to 1000 waypoints, so you can record trail junctions, water sources, scenic vistas, campsites — any location you want. Forerunner 945 also comes equipped with an altimeter, barometer, and compass, giving you valuable information you may need in the backcountry. And when you reach civilization, you can use Garmin Pay™ to buy food and beverages, so you can leave your wallet at home.

Tunes to go

Now you can skip the hassle of toting your smartphone or music player with you when you're on the road, trail, or treadmill. This watch features built-in storage for up to 500 songs, so you can plug into your computer, download your favorites, then listen through Bluetooth® headphones (not included). Forerunner 945 also supports select streaming services like Pandora® and Spotify as well.

Smart notifications

Forerunner 945 works with your smartphone to let you receive texts, emails, and alerts on your watch screen. And your workouts upload automatically to Garmin Connect, where you can share it with your friends through social media or many popular fitness-tracking apps.

Plus, you customize the display with Garmin's Face-it™ app, changing the background to any picture stored in your smartphone. And if you like capturing the action, it even works as a remote control for Garmin's VIRB™ and VIRB Elite action cameras.

Train with heart rate

When you really want to improve your performance, the evidence is clear that heart rate monitoring is an essential tool. Forerunner 945 employs wrist-based heart rate monitoring, so you're always able to tap into this vital metric. Your body responds to exercise intensities differently, so you need a blend of workouts to balance your training, and heart rate monitoring is one of the best ways to keep track. Using the data it records with its heart rate monitor, this Garmin will estimate and track your VO2 max, predicting your performance and suggesting training paces. If you're a swimmer or triathlete, check out the Forerunner 945 Bundle — it includes two heart rate straps so you can track heart rate when you're in the water.

On the run

Forerunner handles all your run training with ease, providing accurate measurements of time, distance, elevation change, pace, and more. Built-in maps mean that you'll always know how to get back even on the longest runs. Add an optional Running Dynamics Pod or external heart rate strap, and Forerunner 945 will help you with your running form by measuring metrics like stride length, and vertical oscillation — helping you become a more efficient runner.

Enjoy the ride

Take Forerunner 945 along when you're on the bike, whether your choice of venue is single-track or smooth asphalt. It will accurately measure your speed, distance, and pace, and it's fully compatible with Garmin's Vector™ pedals or ANT+ power meters, so you can track and record your power output throughout your ride. For extra safety, this watch is also compatible with Garmin's Varia™ lights and rear-view radar systems.

Multisport options

Need more? You'll find special features for use with swim training, skiing, and golfing too. When you're in the pool, this watch tracks your distance, pace, stroke count and more. And when you clip into your skis or snowboard, special modes track your speed, distance, vertical drop and your total runs — even pausing automatically when you're in the lift line. Hitting the links? Forerunner 945 taps into an extensive database of golf courses to let you know accurate distances to the green, doglegs, or layup points. And that hard workout at the gym is covered as well, with multiple options to record indoor activities.


Product highlights:

    General Features:
    • GPS/GLONASS/Galileo multisport training watch with color illuminated display
    • built-in music player for stored music files and streaming services
      • stores up to 1000 songs
      • supports Pandora, Spotify, and Deezer
    • fits wrists from 5-1/8" to 8-5/8" in circumference
    • 1.2" LCD display (240 x 240 pixels)
    • Corning Gorilla Glass DX lens
    • wrist-based heart rate measurement
    • Pulse Ox measurement
    • time/date, alarm, timer, chimes, and vibration watch functions
    • compatible with Garmin Connect, Strava, and popular training apps
    • compatible with Garmin Pay
    • text and email smart notifications
    • smartphone music control
    • incident detection
    • downloadable watch faces, data fields, widgets, and apps
    Run Features:
    • GPS speed and distance, AutoLap, AutoPause, interval trainer, heart rate, calorie counter, cadence, and fitness functions
    • VO2 max estimation
    • recovery advisor
    • race predictor
    • training load focus
    • heat and altitude acclimation
    • compatible with running dynamic accessories
    • personal record logging
    Cycling Features:
    • compatible with Garmin Vector pedals and Varia lights
    • speed and cadence sensor support
    • course creator
    • Strava segments
    Multisport and Outdoor Activity Features:
    • pool swimming lap counter and stroke recognition
    • built-in topographic maps, with option to load additional maps
    • point to point, breadcrumb, and TracBack GPS navigation
    • built-in compass, altimeter, and thermometer
    • Garmin golf features
    • gym activity profiles for strength, cardio, indoor rowing, yoga, and more
    Activity Tracking Features:
    • step counter with auto goal setter
    • floor counting counter
    • move bar
    • sleep monitoring
    Other Specs:
    • dimensions: 1.85"W x 1.85"H x .54"D
    • 5 ATM water rating
    • battery life:
      • up to 2 weeks in Smartwatch mode
      • up to 10 hours in GPS mode (with music)
      • up to 36 hours in GPS mode (without music)
    • weight: 1.76 oz
    • warranty: 1 year
    • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
    • MFR # 010-02063-00

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