Garmin Forerunner 245 - Grey

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  • Garmin Forerunner 245 - Grey (010-02120-10)
  • Garmin Forerunner 245 - Grey
  • Garmin Forerunner 245 - Grey (010-02120-10)
  • Garmin Forerunner 245 - Grey
  • Garmin Forerunner 245 - Grey (010-02120-10)
  • Garmin Forerunner 245 - Grey
  • Garmin Forerunner 245 - Grey (010-02120-10)
  • Garmin Forerunner 245 - Grey
  • Garmin Forerunner 245 - Grey (010-02120-10)
MSRP: $549.00
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You do the running. Forerunner 245 does the thinking. This GPS smartwatch doesn’t just tell you where you ran. It tracks your stats, crunches the numbers and gets to know all about your performance, your running form, your training history and even your goals. All you need to focus on is putting one foot in front of the other.

GPS Running Smartwatch with Advanced Training Features

  • Evaluates your current training status to indicate if you’re undertraining or overdoing it; offers additional performance monitoring features
  • Get free adaptive training plans from Garmin Coach, or create your own custom workouts on our Garmin Connect™ online fitness community
  • Provides advanced running dynamics¹, including ground contact time balance, stride length, vertical ratio and more
  • Safety and tracking features², such as built-in incident detection, make it easy to share your location
  • Customize with free watch faces, apps and more from our Connect IQ™ Store
  • Battery life: up to 7 days in smartwatch mode; up to 24 hours in GPS mode

Advanced Performance Analytics
What amount of training is right for you? Forerunner 245 offers personalized training and recovery insight for smarter training decisions, helping you prepare for your next race. It keeps tabs on your VO2 max and understands how heat and altitude impact your performance. And the higher your VO2 max, the higher you can expect to perform, which is exactly what is shown by the performance condition metric. Training status evaluates your recent exercise history and performance indicators to let you know if you’re training productively, peaking or overreaching. See how your workouts influence the development of endurance, speed and power with aerobic and anaerobic training effect feedback. Recovery time helps you maximize the benefit of your efforts by predicting when you will be ready for your next tough challenge. You can even view your overall training load, which measures your exercise volume from the last 7 days and compares it to the optimal range for your fitness and recent training history.

More Ways to Work Out
Running is what you do, so train smarter with the tools available from our Garmin Connect online fitness community. Create your own custom workouts, or download free ones that sync right to your watch. Or, if you’ve got a specific goal in mind for your next 5K, check out Garmin Coach. Featuring guidance from expert coaches and free training plans that adapt to you and your goals, it’s a foolproof way to get to the finish line. As part of your training plan, it can even help you predict your race time. What about when you want to switch it up? Forerunner 245 also has activity profiles for cycling, pool swimming, indoor rowing and even for using the elliptical or stair-stepper.

Analyze Your Running Form
The Forerunner 245 GPS smartwatch also has the tools you need to improve your running form. The watch measures crucial running metrics such as cadence, stride length, ground contact time and balance, vertical oscillation and vertical ratio. These measurements are the key to understanding your form, so you can bring your best on every run and at every race. Your Forerunner 245 can start tracking these metrics with the addition of a compatible heart rate strap or the compact Running Dynamics Pod, which clips right onto your waistband.

More Ways to Customize
Check out our Connect IQ Store, where you can add personality to Forerunner 245 by downloading apps, widgets, watch faces and more. It’s easy and — even better — it’s free. New apps are added every day, so you can keep tabs on when your Uber will arrive, turn on your lights at home with the SmartThings app, and even use the AccuWeather MinuteCast app to find out when the rain will start.

Stay Connected on the Run
Forerunner 245 makes it easy to run without leaving important smart features behind. Once paired with your compatible smartphone, you’ll be able to receive text messages and see social media updates, emails and more right on your wrist. And new safety and tracking features make it easy to share your location with chosen contacts in case you need assistance — manually, or automatically with built-in incident detection², if needed. So, lace up your shoes, and head out with a little extra peace of mind.

Share and Compete
Syncing your activities to Garmin Connect is for more than just storing your data. Garmin Connect is a thriving online community where people on the go can connect and compete by joining challenges, encourage each other’s successes and even share their triumphs via social media. Garmin Connect is free and available on the web or on your smartphone.

Wellness and Advanced Sleep Monitoring
The Forerunner 245 smartwatch has tools to help keep tabs on your overall well-being and the sleep³ you’re getting at night. These tools provide crucial insight you can use to maximize your training. For example, it’s our first running watch to include a Pulse Ox sensor4. 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. And to help you optimize your body’s energy, Body Battery™ energy monitoring uses collected data to gauge your energy reserves at any moment, so you can plan your day to optimize times for activity and rest.

Track Your Cycle
Coming soon, you'll get a better understanding of your body using the Garmin Connect menstrual cycle tracking feature. Use it to track cycle details, log physical and emotional symptoms and record personal notes for regular, irregular and menopause transition cycle types. You’ll get education about training and nutrition during each phase of your current cycle, too. With the Connect IQ app5, you’ll get cycle updates — such as period reminders, cycle details and symptoms logged for the day — delivered to your wrist.


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Clock Features

  • Time/date
  • GPS time sync
  • Automatic daylight-saving time
  • Alarm clock
  • Timer
  • Stopwatch
  • Sunrise/sunset times


  • GPS/GLONASS/Galileo
  • Garmin Elevate wrist heart rate monitor
  • Compass
  • Accelerometer
  • Pulse Ox

Daily Smart Features

  • Text response/reject phone call with text (Android Only)
  • Calendar
  • Weather
  • Find My Phone
  • Find My Watch
  • VIRB camera remote support

Safety and Tracking Features

  • Incident detection during select activities via smartphone pairing
  • Assistance via smartphone pairing
  • LiveTrack
  • Live event sharing (Android Only)
  • Activity Tracking Features
  • Step counter
  • Move bar to motivate after a period of inactivity
  • Auto goal assignment
  • Calories burned
  • Distance traveled
  • Intensity minutes
  • TrueUp
  • Move IQ
  • Fitness age

Gym and Fitness Equipment Features
Activity profiles for strength, cardio, elliptical, stair stepping, indoor rowing, and yoga
Automatic rep counting

Training, Planning, and Analysis Features

  • GPS speed and distance
  • Customizable data pages
  • Customizable activity profiles
  • Auto pause
  • Interval training
  • Advanced workouts
  • Auto lap
  • Manual lap
  • Configurable lap alerts
  • Customizable alerts
  • Audio prompts
  • Finish time
  • Virtual partner
  • Race an activity
  • Course guidance
  • Touch and/or button lock
  • Auto scroll
  • Activity history on watch
  • Physio TrueUp
  • Heart Rate Features
  • HR zones, alerts, and calories
  • % HR max
  • % HRR
  • Auto max HR
  • HR broadcast (broadcasts HR data over ANT+ to paired devices)

Running Features

  • Running, treadmill running, indoor track running, and trail running profiles
  • GPS-based distance, time and pace
  • Performance condition (after running 6-20 minutes, compares your real-time condition to your average fitness level)
  • Run workouts
  • Race predictor
  • Foot pod capable

Outdoor Recreation Features

  • Point-to-point navigation
  • Bread crumb trail in real time
  • Back to start
  • TracBack
  • UltraTrac mode
  • Distance to destination
  • GPS coordinates

Cycling Features

  • Biking and indoor biking profiles
  • Courses
  • Race an activity
  • Time/distance alerts (triggers alarm when you reach goal)
  • Compatible with Varia Vision head-mounted display
  • Compatible with Varia radar (rear-facing radar)
  • Compatible with Varia lights
  • Speed and cadence sensor support with optional sensor

Swimming Features

  • Pool swimming profile
  • Pool swim metrics (lengths, distance, pace, stroke, count/rate, calories)
  • Stroke type detection (freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, or butterfly)
  • Swim efficiency (SWOLF)
  • Drill logging
  • Pool swim workouts
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Warranty Information

Garmin Fitness Product Warranty Policy and Repair Process

Garmin fitness products are warranted to be free from defects in materials or workmanship for one year from the original date of purchase.

To learn more about Garmin's warranty policy please visit: Limited Warranties.  

To submit an online repair request please visit the Garmin Repair Center

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Additional Information

Lens Material:
Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3
Bezel Material:
fiber-reinforced polymer
Quick Release Bands:
yes (20 mm, Industry standard)
Physical size:
42.3 x 42.3 x 12.2 (mm)
Fits wrists with a circumference of 127-204 mm
Display size:
1.2" (30.4 mm) diameter
Display resolution:
240 x 240 pixels
Display type:
sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)
38.5 g
Battery life:
Smartwatch Mode: Up to 7 days
GPS mode without music: Up to 24 hours
Water rating:
Swim, 5 ATM
Colour display:
200 hours of activity data
Bluetooth®, ANT+®, Wi-Fi®
GPS Sensors:
Music Storage:
up to 500 songs
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Here at Fitness New Zealand we offer a quick, safe and affordable option for delivering your online purchase to home, office or wherever you choose to get your order sent to.

Online Home Delivery

New Zealand Wide Shipping, Courier Post charge starting at $3.90 - through to $7.95 for bulkier/heavier items and Rural Delivery. Orders placed before 4pm Weekdays are normally delivered the following day throughout New Zealand

Click & Collect

You are welcome to order online and arrange to collect your order from our Christchurch location at a time that suits you. We will notify you once your order is ready to collect.

Faulty Goods

If a problem occurs with a product purchased from Fitness New Zealand please contact us. We will arrange for it to be repaired or replaced, or provide a refund as specified by the Consumer Guarantees Act.