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Forerunner 55
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Forerunner 55

Part Number 010-02562-52

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SEE YOURSELF AS A RUNNER

This easy-to-use GPS smartwatch is designed for people of all skill levels to track their stats and chase their fitness goals.

Track pace, distance and more with built-in GPS.

Take guesswork out of training. This watch suggests runs tailored to you.

High-end running features help you meet your potential. Minus the high-end price tag.

Track more than just running with an array of built-in activity profiles.

Monitor your overall health and wellness.

Get up to 2 weeks of battery life. Because less charging is always a good thing.

DESIGNED FOR FORM AND FUNCTION

Lightweight and comfortable, this watch is the perfect fit for running and for everyday life.

SPORT-READY MATERIALS

Whether you’re running a 5K or sweating it out during HIIT sessions, experience the ultimate in comfort with this sporty silicone band.

We’ve got all the running essentials.

DAILY SUGGESTED WORKOUTS

For personalized training guidance, get daily run recommendations of varying intensities based on your training history, fitness level and recovery time.

PACEPRO TECHNOLOGY

To help you plan your race day strategy1, this feature offers GPS-based pace guidance for a selected course or distance in the Garmin Connect app. So you can tailor your efforts to what’s ahead.

FINISH TIME

Want some guidance to help you meet your goal? Select a distance for your run, and you’ll be able to see a data screen that shows your estimated finish time.

TRACK RUN

When you’re ready to hit the track for some speedwork, use the built-in track run activity to record accurate lap distances and see your distances in meters.

CADENCE ALERTS

Want to improve your running form? Use the cadence alerts to know when you’ve gone outside your target cadence range.

RECOVERY ADVISOR

Giving your body time to recover between training sessions is crucial. After each workout, the built-in recovery advisor will let you know how long to rest before another big effort.

RACE PREDICTOR

This specialized tool takes into account your fitness level and training history to help you work toward your race goal and see the impact of training on your predicted finish time.

GARMIN COACH

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 track or virtual running, pool swimming, Pilates, HIIT and even breathwork.

WRIST-BASED HEART RATE

Get heart rate data2 along with alerts if your heart rate stays high while you’re at rest. Even gauge how hard your heart is working during activities.

BUILT-IN GPS

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

BATTERY LIFE

Run to your heart’s content with up to 2 weeks of battery life in smartwatch mode and up to 20 hours in GPS mode.

More ways to track health and wellness.

STRESS TRACKING

Find out if you’re having a calm, balanced or stressful day. Relax reminders will even prompt you to do a short breathing activity.

BODY BATTERY ENERGY MONITOR

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

FITNESS TRACKING

While you’re out and about, Forerunner 55 tracks steps, intensity minutes and more2.

INTENSITY MINUTES

See when during the day you earned intensity minutes from moderate and vigorous physical activity.

FITNESS AGE

This feature uses chronological age, your weekly vigorous activity, resting heart rate and BMI or body fat percentage to estimate if your body is younger or older than you are. And you can get tips to lower your fitness age.

RESPIRATION TRACKING

See how you’re breathing throughout the day, during sleep and during breathwork activities.

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.

 

 

Customize and connect.

SMART NOTIFICATIONS

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 a message with your location to emergency contacts.

CONNECT IQ STORE

Download custom watch faces, add data fields, and get apps from the Connect IQ Store.

MUSIC CONTROLS

Easily control the music playing on your phone, so you can skip songs without missing a beat.

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.

 

Get metrics that show exactly how hard you’re working

1 Forerunner 55 is not compatible with on-device courses; pace guidance is GPS-based only
3 When paired with a compatible smartphone. For safety and tracking features requirements and limitations, see Garmin.com.my/safety.
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General

Lens Material chemically strengthened glass
Quick Release bands (20 mm, Industry standard)
Strap material silicone
Physical size 42 x 42 x 11.6 mm
Fits wrists with a circumference of 126-203 mm
Color display  
Display size 1.04" (26.3 mm) diameter
Display resolution 208 x 208 pixels
Display type sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)
Weight 37 g
Battery life Smartwatch Mode: Up to 2 weeks
GPS mode: Up to 20 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 (high and low)
Respiration rate (24x7)  
Fitness Age  
Body Battery Energy Monitor  
All-day Stress  
Relaxation reminders  
Relaxation breathing timer  
Sleep (Advanced)
Hydration (in Garmin Connect and optional Connect IQ widget)
Woman's Health  

Sensors

GPS  
GLONASS  
Galileo  
Garmin Elevate wrist heart rate monitor  
Accelerometer  

Daily Smart Features

Connectivity Bluetooth®, ANT+®
Connect IQ (downloadable watch faces, data fields, widgets and apps)  
Smart Notifications  
Calendar  
Weather  
Controls smartphone music  
Find My Phone  
Find My Watch  
Smartphone compatibility iPhone®, Android
Pairs with Garmin Connect Mobile  

Safety and Tracking Features

LiveTrack  
Live Event Sharing Android Only
Incident Detection during select activities  
Assistance  

Activity Tracking Features

Step counter  
Move bar (displays on device after a period of inactivity; walk for a couple of minutes to reset it)  
Auto goal (learns your activity level and assigns a daily step goal)  
Calories burned  
Distance traveled  
Intensity minutes  
TrueUp  
Move IQ  

Gym & Fitness Equipment

Available gym activity profiles Cardio and Elliptical Training, Stair Stepping, HIIT, Pilates, Yoga

Training, Planning and Analysis Features

HR zones  
HR alerts  
HR calories  
Recovery time  
Auto max HR  
HR Broadcast (broadcasts HR data over ANT+ to paired devices)  
Respiration rate (during exercise) Yoga and Breathwork only
GPS speed and distance  
Customizable data pages  
Customizable activity profiles  
Auto Pause®  
Interval training  
Advanced workouts  
Downloadable training plans  
Auto Lap®  
Manual lap  
Configurable lap alerts  
VO2 Max (Run)  
Improved recovery time (limited)
Daily suggested workouts (limited)
Audio prompts  
Finish time  
Touch and/or button lock  
Activity history on watch  
Physio TrueUp  

Running Features

Available run profiles

Running, Treadmill Running, Track Running, Indoor Track Running, Virtual Running

GPS-based distance, time and pace  
Cadence (provides real-time number of steps per minute)  
PacePro Pacing Strategies  
Run workouts  
Race predictor  
Foot pod capable  

Cycling Features

Alerts (triggers alarm when you reach goals including time, distance, heart rate or calories)  
Available cycling profiles

Biking, Indoor Biking

Speed and cadence sensor support  

Swimming Features

Available swim profiles

Pool Swimming

Pool swim metrics (lengths, distance, pace, stroke count, swim efficiency (SWOLF), calories)  
Stroke type detection (freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly) (pool swim only)  
Drill logging (pool swim only)  
Basic rest timer (up from 0) (pool swim only)  
"Repeat on" rest timer (pool swim only)  
Auto rest (pool swim only)  
Time and distance alerts  
Countdown start (pool swim only)  
Underwater wrist-based heart rate  

Kid Activity Tracking Features

Toe-to-Toe Challenges app (optional Connect IQ app)
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