Holiday Wish List – Gifts For Runners

The holidays are almost here! Still looking for the perfect gift for the runner in your life? Check out our Garmin holiday gift ideas for those on your list.

The Forerunner 45 is a fuss-free running watch that monitors heart rate1 at the wrist and uses GPS to track your pace, distance and more. It works with free Garmin Coach adaptive training plans that bring personal coaching to your wrist. Stay connected when you want to with notifications2 for texts and calls, and feel secure with safety and tracking features that let you send your real-time location to emergency contacts3. 

You do the running. Forerunner 245 Music does the thinking. This GPS running smartwatch evaluates performance stats such as VO2 max, aerobic and anaerobic training effects and training status, which indicate if you’re undertraining or overdoing it. You can also track advanced running dynamics4 such as ground contact time balance and stride length. Sync your favorite music from select streaming services2, and even store up to 500 songs right on your watch for phone-free listening. 

With the Forerunner 645 Music, every run is a performanceThis GPS running watch stores up to 500 songs and includes the Garmin Pay™ Ready contactless payment method5, so you can leave your phone and wallet at home. 

You’re an athlete, and this is your watch. The Forerunner 945 running watch lets you sync with premium music services to put your songs on your wrist1. It also offers our most advanced physiological features, including training load focus6 and more. Also enjoy the convenience of quick, contactless payments5 from the wrist with Garmin Pay™. 

Discover our Forerunner and other running devices. 

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2 When paired with a compatible smartphone; see 

3 When paired with a compatible smartphone.See safety and tracking features requirements and limitations 

4 When used with Running Dynamics Pod or HRM-Run™ or HRM-Tri™ monitors (sold separately)

5 Available for supported cards from participating banks. View current supported country, payment network and issuing bank information at 

6 Activity tracking accuracy