Log workout data with this lava red Garmin Forerunner 45 GPS running watch. The long-lasting battery functions for up to seven days before requiring a charge (13 hours in GPS mode), while Garmin Coach offers personalized exercise plans that cater to your fitness level. This Garmin Forerunner 45 GPS running watch features incident detection, which notifies emergency contacts with your location after an accident.
Wear this Forerunner running watch 24/7 to monitor daily steps, distance, calories burned, all-day stress, and even sleep.
Safety and tracking
This watch includes incident detection (during select activities) and assistance, which both send your real-time location to emergency contacts. Live tracking allows family and friends to follow your progress.¹
24/7 heart rate monitoring
The Elevate™ wrist-based heart rate technology monitors heart rate all day and night with no additional straps required.²
Features a bright, always-on color screen and a reliable five-button interface that lets you mark laps with just a quick press.
Garmin Coach 2.0
With Garmin Coach, your personal running coach is always on hand. Choose your expert coach and your 5K, 10K or half-marathon race goal. Then receive a free adaptive training plan and step-by-step guidance.
Include profiles for running, cycling, indoor track, treadmill, elliptical, cardio, yoga and more.
GPS, GLONASS, and Galileo
Built-in GPS acquires satellites quickly to track how far, how fast and where you run, even under tree cover. No phone is required.
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.
This watch has smart notifications for incoming texts and calls, automatic uploads to our Garmin Connect online community, live tracking and controls for the music playing on your phone.
Garmin Connect app for Android, Apple iOS, or Windows Mobile device
Garmin Connect is an online community where people can connect and compete by joining challenges, encourage each other's successes, and share triumphs via social media.
Compatible with free watch faces from the Connect IQ Store, and you can also create your custom watch face from your own photos.
¹ When paired with a compatible smartphone; see Garmin.com/ble. For safety and tracking features requirements and limitations, see Garmin.com/en-US/legal/idtermsofuse.
² See Garmin.com/ataccuracy.
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Using an algorithm based on product age, reviewers ratings history, popularity, product category expertise and other factors, this product gets an alaTest Expert Rating of 95/100 = Excellent quality.
TechRadarRating, 4 out of 54.0Kieran Alger on July 9, 2019
Garmin Forerunner 45 review
The Garmin Forerunner 45 is an upgrade to the budget-friendly Forerunner 35, and this new model still offers simple, no-frills run tracking in a pared-back watch. But it now comes with some of the training and wellness features we are used toFull Review
Tom's GuideRating, 3.5 out of 53.5Caitlin McGarry on May 8, 2019
Garmin Forerunner 45 Review: Classic GPS Watch Gets a Fresh Face
The Forerunner 45 is a vast improvement over the outdated Forerunner 35. Built-in heart rate, GPS, a colorful screen and four-day battery life with advanced workout tracking, all for $200, is solid value.Full Review
PCMagRating, 4 out of 54.0Brenda Stolyar on October 11, 2019
Garmin Forerunner 45
The Garmin Forerunner 45 watch updates its predecessor with a new look and a color display, but remains a solid fitness tracker for runners and anyone else who wants to track their workouts.Full Review