In the box:
- Forerunner 245 Music
- Charging/data cable
- Quickstart guide
- Monitor your training load to see if you're fully owning it or just overdoing it.
- Prep for your next race like a boss with free Garmin Coach adaptive training plans.
- Finesse your form by tracking running dynamics1.
- We'll watch your back for you with incident detection and assistance features2.
- Music storage on your wrist
- Battery life - Up to 6 hours in GPS mode with music
A design that cuts back on bulk
It’s sleek and lightweight — perfect for running and everyday wear.
These materials are ready to run
Featuring a sweatproof silicone band and durable Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3, Forerunner 245 can handle whatever’s ahead.
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 data3 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.
Track where you run, and get accurate stats, including distance, pace and intervals.
When used with a compatible accessory, Forerunner 245 measures crucial running metrics such as cadence, stride length, ground contact time and balance, and more.
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.
This metric evaluates your recent exercise history and performance indicators to let you know if you’re training productively, peaking or overreaching.
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.
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.
Receive emails, texts and alerts right on your watch when paired with a
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.
42.3 x 42.3 x 12.2mm
240 x 240 pixels
Smartwatch Mode: Up to 7 days
GPS Mode: Up to 24 hours
Daily Smart Features
Compatible with Garmin connect mobile
Controls smartphone music
Find my watch
Find my phone feature
Garmin elevate wrist heart rate monitor
Activity Tracking Features
Heart Rate Features
% HR max
Auto max HR