Top 10 GPS Watch Runnings
for March 2023

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POLAR VANTAGE M –Advanced Running & Multisport Watch with GPS and Wrist-based Heart Rate (Lightweight Design & Latest Technology), Black, M-L

POLAR VANTAGE M –Advanced Running & Multisport Watch with and GPS Wrist-based Heart Rate (Lightweight Design & Latest Technology)

by Polar Electro, Inc.
What We like

TRAINING LOAD PRO: The Vantage M is the ultimate fitness tracker, separating cardio load, muscle load and perceived load. Polars Training Load Pro provides an unparalleled look into how your training affects your body

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Product Features

  • ULTRA-LONG BATTERY LIFE : The Polar Vantage M Advanced GPS Running & Multisport Watch lasts for up to 30 hours of training time
  • Display resolution 240 x 240. Sizing M/L - wrist circumference 140-210 mm
  • PERSONALIZE WITH YOUR OWN STYLE : With customizable fitness band options, tailor your Vantage M with replaceable wrist bands of multiple colors
  • POLAR PRECISION PRIME HEART RATE : Polars heart rate monitor watches redefine the gold standard in optical heart rate accuracy by combining the latest in bio-impedance electrodes and optical sensors
  • SWIM/BIKE/RUN FUNCTIONALITY : As a waterproof watch, long-distance running watch and biking activity tracker combined, you can capture key metrics like swimming stroke and pace. You can even pair with your favorite compatible cycling accessory
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Garmin Forerunner 245, GPS Running Smartwatch with Advanced Dynamics, Berry

Garmin Forerunner 245

by Garmin
What We like

Evaluates your current training status to indicate if youre undertraining or overdoing it; offers additional performance monitoring features

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Product Features

  • Get free adaptive training plans from Garmin Coach, or create your own custom workouts on our Garmin Connect online fitness community
  • Battery life: up to 7 days in smartwatch mode; up to 24 hours in GPS mode
  • Customize with free watch faces, apps and more from our Connect IQ store
  • GPS running smartwatch with advanced training features
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Garmin Forerunner 45S, 39mm Easy-to-use GPS Running Watch with Coach Free Training Plan Support, Purple

Garmin Forerunner 45S

by Garmin
What We like

Smaller-sized easy-to-use running watch estimates heart rate at the wrist and Features GPS to Track your pace, distance, intervals and more

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Product Features

  • Battery life: up to 7 days in smartwatch mode; 14 hours in GPS mode
  • Works with free Garmin Coach Adaptive training plans that bring expert, personalized coaching right to your wrist
  • Connected features include 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 paired compatible smartphone
  • Included Components: Forerunner 45S; Charging Cable; Documentation
  • Sports apps for running, cycling, indoor track, treadmill, elliptical, cardio, yoga and more
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Garmin Forerunner 235, GPS Running Watch, Black/Gray

Garmin Forerunner 235

by Garmin
What We like

Battery life 11 hours training, 9 days watch, activity tracking, notifications + heart rate. Refer user manual below

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Product Features

  • Smart notifications: See incoming email, text messages, call alerts, calendar reminders and more from your compatible smartphone. Display size: 1.23 inch diameter
  • Audio Prompts: Receive Audio Prompts from your connected smartphone that include laps and lap times. Smartwatch mode: Up to 9 days. Gps mode: Up to 11 hours
  • GPS running watch with wrist based heart rate and display type is sunlight visible, transflective memory in pixel (MIP)
  • Customize your watch and your training, larger screen a 44 percentage larger screen than the 225 but the same physical size
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POLAR M430 GPS Running Watch, Black (90066335),Medium/Large

POLAR M430 GPS Running Watch

by Polar Electro, Inc.
What We like

Rechargeable Battery - three different GPS watch recording options to choose from allow for 8 hours to nearly 30 hours of training time. Rechargeable 240 mAh lithium polymer battery

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Product Features

  • Optical heart rate monitor - continuous, accurate heart rate without a chest strap via a 6 LED optical sensor
  • Integrated GPS - running watch tracks speed, distance, pace and routes. Display resolution: 128 x 128
  • Resolution: 128 X 128; Water Resistance: WR30. Connectivity-Custom USB cable for data sync with PC or Mac. Bluetooth Low Energy with mobile and sensors
  • 24/7 activity tracking - Track your daily activity, including steps, calories and sleep with the guidance to help you reach your activity goal
  • Combining a best-in-class GPS watch with advanced running metrics and the freedom of optical heart rate technology, the Polar M430 stands as our flagship running product. With a personalized running program to support your goals for the season and enhance
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Garmin Forerunner 645 Music, GPS Running Watch With Pay Contactless Payments, Wrist-based Heart Rate And Music, Cerise

Garmin Forerunner 645 Music

by Garmin
What We like

Easily download songs to your watch, including playlists from Spotify, Amazon music or Deezer (may require a premium subscription with a third party music provider), and connect with headphones (sold separately) for phone free listening

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Product Features

  • Syncs music from select streaming services for offline listening (may require premium subscription with a third party music provider)
  • Battery life: Up to 7 days in smartwatch mode; 5 hours in GPS mode with music
  • Uses estimated wrist based heart rate data to offer performance monitoring features, including evaluating your current training status. Strap material: Silicone
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Garmin 010-01689-00 Forerunner 35; Easy-to-Use GPS Running Watch, Black

Garmin 010-01689-00 Forerunner 35; GPS Easy-to-Use Running Watch

by Garmin
What We like

Connected features: Smart notifications, automatic uploads to Garmin Connect, live tracking and music controls (when paired with a compatible smartphone)

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Product Features

  • Estimates heart rate at the wrist, all day and night, using Garmin elevate wrist heart rate technology
  • Easy-to use GPS running watch tracks how far, how fast and where you run
  • Automatically uploads your data to Garmin Connect, our free online fitness community where you can join challenges, receive insights and share your progress as you meet your goals
  • All-day activity tracking estimates steps, calories and intensity minutes and reminds you when to move
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POLAR M200 GPS Running Watch with Wrist-Based Heart Rate, Black

POLAR M200 GPS Running with Watch Wrist-Based Heart Rate

by Polar Electro, Inc.
What We like

Water Resistance: Waterproof (suitable for swimming). Thickness 1.2 centimeters

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Product Features

  • Running Program - Free running plan made just for you and your needs. NOTE: Refer start-up guide and user manual before use
  • Activity Monitoring - Follow your daily activity and sleep 24/7
  • Optical Heart Rate - Continuous, accurate heart rate without a chest strap. FlowSync compatible with computer running Mac OS X 10.6 or later and Windows XP, 7, 8, 10
  • Integrated GPS - Speed, distance and route tracking
  • Mobile Connectivity - Seamless communication via Bluetooth Smart to Polar Flow app on mobile devices
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Garmin Forerunner 45S (Black, Small) Gift Box Bundle | +PlayBetter HD Screen Protectors (x4), USB Adapters & Hard Case | Accurate, Simple GPS Running Watch, Garmin Coach

PlayBetter Garmin Forerunner 45S (Black, Gift Small) Box Bundle

by Garmin Fitness
What We like

[ON-WRIST HEART RATE & 24/7 ACTIVITY TRACKING] - Provides accurate heart rate readings directly from your wrist, no heart rate monitor required; metrics include VO2 Max, Heart Rate Zone and more; Counts steps, monitors sleep, calculates calories burned and quantifies the intensity of your activity

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Product Features

  • [TRAIN SMARTER WITH CUSTOM WORKOUTS & TRAINING PLANS] - Featuring guidance from expert coaches and free training plans that adapt to you and your goals - download these workouts directly to your Forerunner 45.
  • [GARMIN FORERUNNER 45S GIFT BOX + INSIDER TIPS PDF] - Garmin Forerunner 45S GPS Running Smartwatch, HD Screen Protectors (4-Pack), PlayBetter USB Charging Adapters for Car/Wall & PlayBetter Protective Hard Case | Packed in our PlayBetter Gift Box with Bow & Crinkle Paper!
  • [TRACK YOUR RUNS] - Built-in GPS tracks where you run and gives you accurate stats, including distance, pace and intervals.
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GPS Watch for Men Women, Activity Tracker GPS Running Watch Touch Screen Smart Watch Heart Rate/Sleep/Step/Counter Monitor Sports Watch with 17 Sport Mode

DR.VIVA GPS Watch for Men Women

by DR.VIVA
What We like

This watch can quickly acquire atellite signals to track running distance and pace. High-end MTK2523G chip supports GPS. Variety of algorithm optimization that minimize GPS positioning distance trajectory error and actual distance error to within 8%.

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Product Features

  • Smart Track Running & 17 Sports Modes - Smart track running & ball sports; automatically switches to the corresponding interface. Multiple sports modes: running, cycling, basketball, mountain, swimming, etc.
  • Smart Running Watch - 7 running modes for this fitness tracker. Free running, 12-minute cooper test/vo2max, endurance, target calories, target time and target distance. Also supports colorful night run. GPS can be used continuously for up to 8 hours while running.
  • Full Touch Color Screen and Smart Functions - vibration alarm reminder. Auto uploads to Strava, message and call notifications, call rejection, events, stopwatch, timer, power-saving mode, flashlight, do-not-disturb mode, alarm clock, 9 dials inside, target setting, etc. NoteItems are available, can be sold normally.

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