FORERUNNER 255
FORERUNNER 255
FORERUNNER 255
FORERUNNER 255
FORERUNNER 255
FORERUNNER 255
FORERUNNER 255
FORERUNNER 255

FORERUNNER 255

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 You’re making strides. Now, let’s take the next step. Get the training and recovery insights you’ll need to notch your best time yet.

Get an overview of your sleep, HRV status and daily workout with morning report.

Charge less, train more with up to 14 days of battery life in smartwatch mode and up to 30 hours in GPS mode.

Push your limits with a built-in triathlon feature and 30+ activity profiles.

Plan your strategy with daily suggested workouts, course details and more on the race widget.

Utilize a full suite of advanced metrics and training tools to reach your goals.

Pay for your post-workout coffee with Garmin Pay™ contactless payments1.  

READY FOR THE LONG RUN

Get an uninterrupted picture of your daily health and nightly sleep with up to 14 days of battery life in smartwatch mode and up to 30 hours in GPS mode.

(ALMOST) AS LIGHT AS A FEATHER

With its sleek design and 1.7 oz weight, you’ll almost forget you’re wearing Forerunner 255 — even when you’re asleep.

SWEAT-READY MATERIALS

Featuring easy-to-use buttons and a silicone band, this watch is ready to wear — and tear — with durable Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3.  

MORNING REPORT

Receive an overview of your sleep, recovery and training outlook as soon as you wake up — alongside HRV status and weather. You can even customize your report to show you what you want to see.

HRV STATUS

Gain a deeper understanding of your overall health, recovery and training performance through heart rate variability while you sleep, based on technology developed by our Firstbeat Analytics™ team.

BUILT-IN SPORTS APPS

Tap into 30+ built-in activities, including the triathlon and open-water swimming profiles — new to the Forerunner 255 series. For races and brick workouts, transition to the next activity with a single button press.  

RUNNING POWER

When using a Running Dynamics Pod or HRM-Pro™ monitor, get a continuous measurement on your wrist of how much power you’re applying to the road as you run, so you can manage your effort.

RECOVERY TIME

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.

PACEPRO™ FEATURE

To help you plan your race day strategy, this feature offers GPS-based pace guidance for a selected course or distance, so you can tailor your efforts to what’s ahead.  

PERFORMANCE CONDITION

While you run, get an analysis of your pace and heart rate for a real-time assessment of your current ability to perform.

RUNNING DYNAMICS

When using a Running Dynamics Pod or HRM-Pro monitor, the Forerunner 255 watch measures crucial running metrics such as cadence, stride length, ground contact time and balance, and more — while comparing to others in the Garmin Connect app.

COURSES

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.  

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.

IMPROVED SLEEP MONITORING AND SLEEP SCORE

Understand how your body is recovering — and get ready for training — with our improved sleep monitoring feature. After waking up, you’ll receive a sleep score, as well as breakdown of your sleep stages, Pulse Ox3 and respiration, alongside detailed insights for improved sleep quality.  

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 with the Women’s Health Tracking app.

INTENSITY MINUTES

Our intensity minutes feature tells you when during the day you earned them and during what activity. 

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