WHAT IF YOUR NEXT RACE WAS THE PERFORMANCE OF A LIFETIME? AND PERSONALIZED DAILY SUGGESTED WORKOUTS HELPED YOU DO SOMETHING YOU’VE NEVER DONE? WITH THE FORERUNNER 265 SMARTWATCH, YOU’LL SEE EVERY INSIGHT LIT UP ON A COLORFUL AMOLED TOUCHSCREEN DISPLAY. GET READY TO BE BETTER FOR IT.
WHAT YOU'LL LOVE:
- MORNING REPORT: Receive an overview of your sleep and training outlook as soon as you wake up — alongside HRV status and weather. You can even customize your report to show you what you want to see.
- RACE WIDGET: Get ready for your next race — whether it’s a 10K or marathon — with training tips, personalized daily suggested workouts and completion time predictions based on course details, weather and performance.
- DAILY SUGGESTED WORKOUTS: Get workouts made for you. They adapt after every run to match your performance and recovery and take into account the races coming up in your Garmin Connect™ calendar.
- TRAINING READINESS: From the moment you wake up, get a readiness score based on your sleep quality, recovery, training load and more, so you can determine whether it’s a good day to go hard — or take it easy.
- TRAINING STATUS: Using indicators such as HRV status, your recent exercise history and performance, get an easy insight into your overall effort — and whether you’re training productively, peaking or strained.
- HRV STATUS: Gain a deeper understanding of your overall health, training and recovery through heart rate variability while you sleep, based on technology developed by our Firstbeat Analytics™ team.
- GARMIN COACH: Free adaptive 5K, 10K and half marathon training plans from expert coaches.
- RECOVERY TIME: Know how long you need to recover before your next high-effort workout based on your latest training.
- COURSES: Create or find existing courses in the Garmin Connect app, or sync from your favorite third party platforms.
- SLEEP MONITORING AND SLEEP SCORE: Understand how your body’s recovering with sleep score, breakdown of your sleep stages and detailed insights for improved sleep quality.
- BODY BATTERY™ ENERGY MONITORING: Track your body’s energy levels to find the best times for activity and rest1.
- RACE PREDICTOR: Get an estimate of what your pace could be for a 5K, 10K, half marathon and marathon.
- WOMEN’S HEALTH TRACKING: Track and log your menstrual cycle or pregnancy to get exercise and nutrition education.
- WRIST-BASED RUNNING DYNAMICS: This smartwatch measures crucial running metrics such as cadence, stride length, ground contact time and more.
- WRIST-BASED HEART RATE: The watch constantly samples your heart rate to help you gauge how hard you work during activities.
- ACUTE LOAD: Compare your recent training load to the optimal range to help improve your fitness.
- TRAINING EFFECT: See how your workouts influence your endurance, speed and power.
- PERFORMANCE CONDITION: While you run, get an analysis of your pace and heart rate for a real-time assessment of your current ability to perform.
- VO2 MAX: See your current fitness level and track changes over time to set goals, evaluate progress and more.
- INTENSITY MINUTES: Track your moderate and vigorous activity minutes.
- HEALTH SNAPSHOT: Log a 2-minute session to record key health stats, then generate a report to share with your healthcare provider.
- STRESS TRACKING: Find out if you’re having a calm, balanced or stressful day.
- PULSE OX SENSOR: Track your blood oxygen saturation while you’re awake or asleep.
- AUDIO PROMPTS: Get alerts to know how you’re performing and even be guided through workouts.
- CROSS TRAINING: Forerunner 265 is preloaded with free HIIT, strength, cardio, yoga and Pilates workouts so you can switch up how you sweat.
- WRIST-BASED RUNNING POWER: See how much power you’re applying to the trail or road so you can manage effort and fine-tune training.
- SATIQ™ TECHNOLOGY AND MULTI-BAND GPS: Get superior positioning accuracy and optimized battery life.
- PACEPRO FEATURE: Plan race-day strategy with GPS-based pace guidance for a selected course or distance.
- BUILT-IN SPORTS APPS: Tap in to 30+ built-in activities, including cycling, open-water swimming, strength training and more.
- TRACK RUNNING: Record accurate lap distances and see your distances in meters.
- TRIATHLON AND MULTISPORT PROFILES: Switch between sports with one press by using built-in profiles, or you can create your own.
- MUSIC: Download songs and playlists from your Spotify, Deezer or Amazon Music accounts for phone-free listening.
- SAFETY AND TRACKING: If you feel unsafe or if your watch senses that an incident occurred, your watch will send a message with your live location.
- GARMIN PAY™ CONTACTLESS PAYMENTS: Breeze through checkout lines or transit systems with participating providers.
- SMART NOTIFICATIONS: Receive emails, texts and alerts on your watch when paired with your iPhone® or Android™ smartphone.
- LIVETRACK: Friends and family can follow your real-time location and view preplanned courses.
- GARMIN CONNECT APP: See your health and fitness information, connect with friends and more — in this free, zero-subscription app.
- CONNECT IQ™ STORE: Add watch faces, data fields and apps to your paired watch.