Train brilliantly with the Garmin Forerunner 965 Multisport GPS Smartwatch – Black, the premium GPS running and triathlon smartwatch with a bright AMOLED touchscreen display and lightweight titanium bezel. Wake up to your morning report with HRV status to see health insights with an overview of sleep, recovery and training outlook. The training readiness feature tells you when you’re primed for a productive session — while daily suggested workouts adapt to performance and recovery alongside the race widget, which provides training tips, course details and completion time predictions. Navigate any route confidently with multi-band GPS and full-colour, built-in maps. With traditional buttons and a touchscreen display, it’s easy to tap into your training status and know whether you’re training productively, peaking or strained. If you’re pushing to outshine the competition, the Forerunner 965 is there to light up every run with up to 23 days of battery life in smartwatch mode..
- 23 Days – Smartwatch Mode
- 22 Hours – Dual Band (SAT IQ), Multisystem GPS W/O Music (Most Accurate Speed And Distance Possible) Default setting
- 9.5 Hours – Dual Band (SAT IQ), Multisystem GPS With Music (Most Accurate Speed & Distance Possible)
- 31 Hours – Single Band, Single System GPS Only Mode W/O Music
- 24 Hours – Single Band, Multi System Mode W/O Music
With a sleek, lightweight design and a large, high-resolution display, the Forerunner 965 is easy to read and comfortable to wear. The watch has a long battery life, so you can go for longer runs without worrying about running out of power.
The Forerunner 965 has advanced GPS and GLONASS technology, allowing you to track your distance, pace, and route accurately. You can also use the watch to track your heart rate, steps taken, and calories burned, giving you a comprehensive overview of your fitness progress.
The Forerunner 965 also comes with advanced training features, including customisable workouts, interval training, and virtual coaching. You can set your own goals and get personalised coaching feedback, helping you to stay on track and achieve your fitness goals.
The watch also has smartwatch features, including text and call notifications, music controls, and compatibility with various apps, making it easy to stay connected while you train.
The Forerunner 965 is also waterproof, so you can use it for swimming and water-based activities. It comes with a variety of interchangeable bands, allowing you to customise the look of your watch to suit your style.
In summary, the Garmin Forerunner 965 is a top-of-the-line sports watch that offers advanced tracking features, customisable training programs, and smartwatch functionality. It’s the perfect choice for athletes who want to take their training to the next level.
Garmin Forerunner 965 Features
- Brilliant AMOLED touchscreen display with traditional button controls and lightweight titanium bezel
- Battery life: up to 23 days of battery life in smartwatch mode, up to 31 hours in GPS mode
- Confidently run any route using full-colour, built-in maps and multi-band GPS
- Training readiness score is based on sleep quality, recovery, training load and HRV status to determine if you’re primed to go hard and reap the rewards (data presented is intended to be a close estimation of metrics tracked)
- Plan race strategy with personalised daily suggested workouts based on the race and course that you input into the Garmin Connect app and then view the race widget on your watch; daily suggested workouts adapt after every run to match performance and recovery
- Switch between sports with a button press by using built-in profiles for triathlons, decathlons, brick workouts and swim runs – or customise your own multisport profiles
- Using indicators such as HRV status, recent exercise history and performance, get insight into overall effort with training status – and know whether you’re training productively, peaking or strained (data presented is intended to be a close estimation of metrics tracked)
- As soon as you wake up, get your morning report with an overview of sleep, recovery and training outlook alongside HRV status, training readiness and weather (data presented is intended to be a close estimation of metrics tracked)
- Multi-band GNSS with SatIQ technology provides superior accuracy in challenging environments while also optimising the device’s battery life
- Get wrist-based running dynamics, including cadence, stride length, ground contact time and more, plus wrist-based running power, which gives you a continuous measurement of how much power you’re applying to the road
- Safety and tracking features, including incident detection (during select outdoor activities) and Assistance, send a message with your live location to emergency contacts when paired with your compatible smartphone; requires setup and your smartphone to be in an area with network coverage where data connectivity is available
- See your health and fitness information, connect and compete with friends, sign up for challenges to earn badges and more – all in our free, zero-subscription Garmin Connect app
- Pay on the go with Garmin Pay contactless payments (with a supported country and payment network); listen on the go with downloaded songs and playlists from Spotify, Amazon Music or Deezer (subscription may be required), and connect with your wireless headphones for phone-free listening
TOUCHSCREEN AND BUTTONS
Click or swipe through maps and stats with traditional button controls or a new, responsive touchscreen.
TAILORED TO THE DEDICATED
Clocking in at just 53 grams, the Forerunner 965 smartwatch will keep you light on your feet and attuned to your body.
From the moment you wake up, get a readiness score based on your sleep quality, recovery, training load and more, so you can determine whether it’s a good day to go hard — or take it easy.
Receive an overview of your sleep, recovery and training outlook as soon as you wake up — alongside HRV status and weather. You can even customise your report to show you what you want to see.
Gain a deeper understanding of your overall health, training and recovery through heart rate variability while you sleep, based on technology developed by our Firstbeat Analytics™ team.
Get ready for your next race with training tips, personalised daily suggested workouts and completion time predictions based on course details, weather and performance.
DAILY SUGGESTED WORKOUTS
View your entire week of daily suggested workouts, which adapt after every run to match your performance and recovery as well as the races coming up in your Garmin Connect™ smartphone app calendar.
Free adaptive training plans include 5K, 10K and half-marathon programs, featuring guidance from expert coaches that adapt to you and your goals.
Get a continuous measurement on your wrist of how much power you’re applying to the road as you run when using a Running Dynamics Pod or HRM-Pro™ monitor.
Use this data to track and manage your exertion — and help avoid overexerting at the start of your run or bike.
When using a Running Dynamics Pod or HRM-Pro monitor, the Forerunner 965 watch measures crucial running metrics such as cadence, stride length, ground contact time and balance, and more.
Using new indicators such as HRV status, your recent exercise history and performance, get an easy insight into your overall effort — and whether you’re training productively, peaking or strained.
Compare the intensity of your recent workouts to the optimal range to help improve your fitness and see your training history.
See how your workouts influence your endurance, speed and power with aerobic and anaerobic TRAINING EFFECT feedback.
The PacePro feature helps keep you on pace with grade-adjusted guidance as you run a course.
Know how long to recover before your next high-effort workout based on your latest training as well as overall stress, sleep and daily activities outside of workouts.
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.
While you run, get an analysis of your pace, heart rate and heart rate variability for a real-time assessment of your current ability to perform.
SYNC TRAINING PLANS
Get your indoor and outdoor training plans from the Garmin Connect™ app, or sync seamlessly to your Forerunner from other platforms including TrainingPeaks® and TrainerRoad.
BUILT-IN SPORTS APPS
Switch up your workouts with activity profiles for cycling, triathlon, pool and open-water swimming, track running and more. For races and brick workouts, switch sports with a single button press.
VISUAL RACE PREDICTOR
Based on your running history and overall fitness level, get an estimate of what your pace could be for a 5K, 10K — or even a marathon. Plus, trend data highlights your training’s impact over time.
Access multiple global navigation satellite systems, and get access to multiple frequencies sent by navigation satellites for improved accuracy in areas where GNSS signals are reflected, weak or typically don’t penetrate — giving you superior accuracy for how far and how fast you’ve run — even in challenging environments.
Whether you’re running on city streets or riding densely covered trails, Forerunner 955 provides full-colour, built-in mapping to keep you on track.
Follow a course with help from turn-by-turn directions, which let you know ahead of time when the next turn is coming.
With Trendline™ popularity routing, it’s easy to find the best local paths. Just enter a desired distance, and Forerunner 955 will suggest courses that bring you back to your starting point.
Get at-a-glance awareness for points of interest along the course. In addition, view performance metrics, split times and distance/elevation — plus a summary of key course points coming up.
Use ClimbPro ascent planner on downloaded courses to see real-time information on your current and upcoming climbs, including gradient, distance and elevation gain.
SAFETY AND TRACKING FEATURES
If you feel unsafe or if your watch senses that an incident occurred, Assistance and incident detection features1 send your location to emergency contacts. Incident detection is enabled by default for select activity profiles only.
Create or find existing courses in the Garmin Connect app, so you’ll never run out of places to run. Or plan one on other platforms such as Strava and Komoot, then automatically sync them to your Forerunner smartwatch.
WRIST-BASED HEART RATE
The watch constantly samples your heart rate2 with our latest-generation heart rate sensor and will alert you if it stays too high or too low while you’re at rest. It also helps gauge how hard you work during activities — even while swimming.
BODY BATTERY™ ENERGY MONITORING
Track your body’s energy levels so you can find the best times for activity and rest2.
SLEEP SCORE AND ADVANCED SLEEP MONITORING
Get a score for your sleep’s quality and insights on how you can do better. Even keep track of the different sleep stages as well as heart rate, stress, Pulse Ox3 and respiration.
PULSE OX SENSOR
This wrist-based Pulse Ox sensor3 monitors blood oxygen saturation levels to support advanced sleep monitoring and altitude acclimation.
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 see and log details on your wrist.
HEALTH SNAPSHOT™ FEATURE
Log a 2-minute session to record key stats, including heart rate2, heart rate variability, Pulse Ox3, respiration and stress. Then generate a report with those stats via the Garmin Connect™ app on your compatible smartphone to share.
MUSIC ON YOUR WRIST
Download up to 2000 songs plus playlists from your Spotify®, Deezer or Amazon music accounts (subscription may be required).
GARMIN PAY™ CONTACTLESS PAYMENTS
Breeze through checkout lines with Garmin Pay contactless payments4 through participating providers.
Receive emails, texts and alerts right on your watch when paired with your Apple® or Android™ smartphone. You can even respond to texts if you have an Android phone.
SMART TRAINER CONTROL
Control your Tacx® Smart trainer via ANT+® technology for course simulation, automatic resistance changes and workout prompts when you use courses or workouts from your watch.
GARMIN CONNECT APP
See your health and fitness information, connect and compete with friends, sign up for challenges to earn badges and more — all in one free, zero-subscription app.
CONNECT IQ™ STORE
Add watch faces, data fields and apps to your paired watch from the Connect IQ Store app downloaded on your compatible smartphone.