FORERUNNER 245 MUSIC, GPS, WI-FI, BLK/RED

$349.99
Article number: 010-02120-20
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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 Music can handle whatever’s ahead.

GARMIN COACH

ThesE 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.

BUILT-IN GPS

Track where you run, and get accurate stats, including distance, pace and intervals.

RUNNING DYNAMICS

When used with a compatible accessory, Forerunner 245 Music measures crucial running metrics such as cadence, stride length, ground contact time and balance and more.

VO2 MAX

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.

PULSE OX SENSOR

This wrist-based sensor estimates your body’s blood oxygen saturation4, which can help gauge how your body is absorbing oxygen — especially while you sleep.

TRAINING STATUS

This metric evaluates your recent exercise history and performance indicators to let you know if you’re training productively, peaking or overreaching.

TRAINING EFFECT

See how your workouts influence the development of endurance, speed and power with aerobic and anaerobic training effect feedback.

TRAINING LOAD

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.

RECOVERY TIME

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.

BATTERY LIFE

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 6 hours in GPS mode with music.

BODY BATTERY™ ENERGY MONITOR

Track your body’s energy levels so you can find the best times for activity and rest.

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 get details on your wrist with the Menstrual cycle tracking widget and Pregancy tracking app

MUSIC ON YOUR WRIST

Sync your playlists from select music streaming services5 — such as Deezer, Amazon Music and Spotify® — right to your watch. Forerunner 245 Music can store up to 500 songs.

SMART NOTIFICATIONS

Receive emails, texts and alerts right on your watch when paired with a compatible smartphone

LIVETRACK FEATURE

Use LiveTrack to let friends and family follow your real-time location6 and even view your entire preplanned course. Rest assured that your loved ones know exactly where you’re running.

SAFETY AND TRACKING FEATURES

If you feel unsafe or if your watch senses that an incident occurred, assistance and incident detection features2 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.

General

LENS MATERIAL

Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3

BEZEL MATERIAL

fiber-reinforced polymer

QUICK RELEASE BANDS yes (20 mm, Industry standard)
STRAP MATERIAL

silicone

PHYSICAL SIZE

42.3 x 42.3 x 12.2 (mm)

Fits wrists with a circumference of 127-204 mm

COLOR DISPLAY  
DISPLAY SIZE 1.2" (30.4 mm) diameter
DISPLAY RESOLUTION 240 x 240 pixels
DISPLAY TYPE sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)
WEIGHT

38.5 g

BATTERY LIFE Smartwatch Mode: Up to 7 days
GPS mode with music: Up to 6 hours
GPS mode without music: Up to 24 hours
WATER RATING 5 ATM
MEMORY/HISTORY 200 hours of activity data

Clock Features

TIME/DATE  
GPS TIME SYNC  
AUTOMATIC DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME  
ALARM CLOCK  
TIMER  
STOPWATCH  
SUNRISE/SUNSET TIMES  

Health Monitoring

WRIST-BASED HEART RATE (CONSTANT, EVERY SECOND)  
DAILY RESTING HEART RATE  
ABNORMAL HEART RATE ALERTS yes (high and low)
PULSE OX BLOOD OXYGEN SATURATION yes (spot-check and optionally in sleep)
FITNESS AGE yes (in app)
BODY BATTERY™ ENERGY MONITOR  
ALL-DAY STRESS  
RELAXATION BREATHING TIMER  
SLEEP yes (Advanced)
HYDRATION yes (in Garmin Connect™ and optional Connect IQ™ widget)
WOMAN'S HEALTH yes (in Garmin Connect™ and optional Connect IQ™ widget)

Sensors

GPS  
GLONASS  
GALILEO  
GARMIN ELEVATE™ WRIST HEART RATE MONITOR  
COMPASS  
ACCELEROMETER  
PULSE OX BLOOD OXYGEN SATURATION MONITOR  

Daily Smart Features

CONNECTIVITY Bluetooth®, ANT+®, Wi-Fi®
CONNECT IQ™ (DOWNLOADABLE WATCH FACES, DATA FIELDS, WIDGETS AND APPS) X
SMART NOTIFICATIONS X
TEXT RESPONSE/REJECT PHONE CALL WITH TEXT (ANDROID™ ONLY) X
CALENDAR X
WEATHER X
CONTROLS SMARTPHONE MUSIC X
PLAYS AND CONTROLS WATCH MUSIC X
MUSIC STORAGE up to 500 songs
FIND MY PHONE X
FIND MY WATCH X
VIRB® REMOTE X
SMARTPHONE COMPATIBILITY iPhone® and Android™
PAIRS WITH GARMIN CONNECT™ MOBILE X

Safety and Tracking Features

LIVETRACK X
LIVE EVENT SHARING Android™ Only
INCIDENT DETECTION DURING SELECT ACTIVITIES X
ASSISTANCE X

Activity Tracking Features

STEP COUNTER X
MOVE BAR (DISPLAYS ON DEVICE AFTER A PERIOD OF INACTIVITY; WALK FOR A COUPLE OF MINUTES TO RESET IT) X
AUTO GOAL (LEARNS YOUR ACTIVITY LEVEL AND ASSIGNS A DAILY STEP GOAL) X
CALORIES BURNED X
DISTANCE TRAVELED X
INTENSITY MINUTES X
TRUEUP™ X
MOVE IQ™ X
GARMIN CONNECT™ CHALLENGES APP yes (optional Connect IQ app)

Gym & Fitness Equipment

AVAILABLE GYM ACTIVITY PROFILES Strength, Cardio and Elliptical Training, Stair Stepping, Indoor Rowing and Yoga
CARDIO WORKOUTS X
STRENGTH WORKOUTS X
AUTOMATIC REP COUNTING X

Training, Planning and Analysis Features

HR ZONES X
HR ALERTS X
HR CALORIES X
% HR MAX X
% HRR X
RECOVERY TIME X
AUTO MAX HR X
HR BROADCAST (BROADCASTS HR DATA OVER ANT+™ TO PAIRED DEVICES) yes (using ANT+ or BLE)
GPS SPEED AND DISTANCE X
CUSTOMIZABLE DATA PAGES X
CUSTOMIZABLE ACTIVITY PROFILES X
AUTO PAUSE® X
INTERVAL TRAINING X
ADVANCED WORKOUTS X
DOWNLOADABLE TRAINING PLANS X
AUTO LAP® X
MANUAL LAP X
CONFIGURABLE LAP ALERTS X
VO2 MAX (RUN) X
TRAINING STATUS (LETS YOU SEE IF YOU’RE TRAINING EFFECTIVELY BY TRACKING YOUR TRAINING HISTORY AND FITNESS LEVEL TREND.) X
TRAINING LOAD (YOUR TOTAL TRAINING LOAD FOR THE LAST 7 DAYS CALCULATED FROM ESTIMATED EPOC) X
TRAINING EFFECT X
TRAINING EFFECT (ANAEROBIC) X
CUSTOM ALERTS X
AUDIO PROMPTS X
FINISH TIME X
VIRTUAL PARTNER X
RACE AN ACTIVITY X
COURSE GUIDANCE X
TOUCH AND/OR BUTTON LOCK X
AUTO SCROLL X
ACTIVITY HISTORY ON WATCH X
PHYSIO TRUEUP X

Running Features

AVAILABLE RUN PROFILES

Running, Treadmill Running, Indoor and Outdoor Track Running, Trail Running, Virtual Running

GPS-BASED DISTANCE, TIME AND PACE  
RUNNING DYNAMICS yes (with compatible accessory)
VERTICAL OSCILLATION AND RATIO (THE DEGREE OF 'BOUNCE' IN YOUR RUNNING MOTION AND THE COST-BENEFIT RATIO WITH STRIDE LENGTH) yes (with compatible accessory)
GROUND CONTACT TIME AND BALANCE (SHOWS HOW MUCH TIME, IN THE RUNNING MOTION, YOUR FOOT IS ON THE GROUND RATHER THAN IN FLIGHT AND LETS YOU CHECK YOUR RUNNING SYMMETRY) yes (with compatible accessory)
STRIDE LENGTH (REAL TIME) yes (with compatible accessory)
CADENCE (PROVIDES REAL-TIME NUMBER OF STEPS PER MINUTE) X
PERFORMANCE CONDITION (AFTER RUNNING 6–20 MINUTES, COMPARES YOUR REAL-TIME CONDITION TO YOUR AVERAGE FITNESS LEVEL) X
PACEPRO™ PACING STRATEGIES X
RUN WORKOUTS X
RACE PREDICTOR X
FOOT POD CAPABLE X

Outdoor Recreation

POINT-TO-POINT NAVIGATION  
BREAD CRUMB TRAIL IN REAL TIME  
BACK TO START  
TRACBACK®  
ULTRATRAC MODE  
DISTANCE TO DESTINATION  
GPS COORDINATES  

Cycling Features

ALERTS (TRIGGERS ALARM WHEN YOU REACH GOALS INCLUDING TIME, DISTANCE, HEART RATE OR CALORIES) X
COURSES X
AVAILABLE CYCLING PROFILES

Biking, Indoor Biking

RACE AN ACTIVITY X
COMPATIBLE WITH VARIA VISION™ (HEAD-MOUNTED DISPLAY) X
COMPATIBLE WITH VARIA™ RADAR (REAR-FACING RADAR) X
COMPATIBLE WITH VARIA™ LIGHTS X
SPEED AND CADENCE SENSOR SUPPORT (W/SENSOR) X

Swimming Features

AVAILABLE SWIM PROFILES

Pool Swimming

POOL SWIM METRICS (LENGTHS, DISTANCE, PACE, STROKE COUNT, SWIM EFFICIENCY (SWOLF), CALORIES) X
STROKE TYPE DETECTION (FREESTYLE, BACKSTROKE, BREASTSTROKE, BUTTERFLY) (POOL SWIM ONLY) X
DRILL LOGGING (POOL SWIM ONLY) X
BASIC REST TIMER (UP FROM 0) (POOL SWIM ONLY) X
"REPEAT ON" REST TIMER (POOL SWIM ONLY) X
POOL SWIM WORKOUTS X
UNDERWATER WRIST-BASED HEART RATE X

Kid Activity Tracking Features

TOE-TO-TOE™ CHALLENGES APP yes (optional Connect IQ app)
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