- Support: Getting Started with Forerunner® 945
- Garmin Forerunner 945: Designed for the Driven
DESIGNED FOR THE DRIVEN
We made this watch for you — the up-at-dawn runners and the conditioned-for-pain triathletes. While you chase your next victory, make sure you’ve got the right tool for the job.
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, indoor rowing, elliptical, stair-stepper and more.
WRIST-BASED HEART RATE
Get heart rate data4 along with alerts if your heart rate stays high while you’re at rest. Gauge how hard your heart is working during activities, even underwater.
Access multiple global navigation satellite systems (GPS, GLONASS and Galileo) to track in more challenging environments than GPS alone.
When used with a compatible accessory, Forerunner 945 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.
While you run, analyze pace, heart rate and heart rate variability for a real-time assessment of your current ability to perform.
This metric 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.
This stat measures your exercise volume from the last 7 days and compares it to the optimal range for your fitness and recent training history.
EXTENDED BATTERY LIFE
Get up to 2 weeks of battery life in smartwatch mode and 10 hours in GPS mode with music. Use UltraTrac™ mode to make sure you’ve got enough juice to outlast your longest race.
Whether you’re running the city streets or riding densely covered trails, Forerunner 945 provides built-in mapping to help keep you on track.
Use ClimbPro ascent planner on downloaded courses to see real-time information on your current and upcoming climbs, including gradient, distance and elevation gain.
Follow a route or course with help from turn-by-turn directions, which let you know ahead of time when the next turn is coming.
Enter a distance you want to travel, and get suggested routes that will bring you back to your starting point. Trendline™ popularity routing helps you find the best local paths.
PULSE OX SENSOR
This wrist-based sensor a wrist-based Pulse Ox sensor which monitors blood oxygen saturation levels to support advanced sleep monitoring and altitude acclimation.
BODY BATTERY™ ENERGY MONITOR
Track your body’s energy levels so you can find the best times for activity and rest.
Track period cycle details, log physical and emotional symptoms, and note regular, irregular or menopause transition cycles to better understand your body.
MUSIC ON YOUR WRIST
Sync your playlists from select music streaming services6 — such as Deezer, Amazon Music and Spotify® — right to your watch. Forerunner 945 can store up to 1,000 songs.
Receive emails, texts and alerts right on your watch, when paired with a compatible smartphone
SAFETY AND TRACKING FEATURES
If you feel unsafe or if your watch senses that an incident occurred, assistance and incident detection features3 send your location to emergency contacts.
CONNECT IQ™ STORE
Download custom watch faces, add data fields, and get apps and widgets from the Connect IQ Store.
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.