See yourself as a runner. Forerunner® 55 is the GPS running smartwatch that goes beyond pace and heart rate (this is not a medical device) stats. Take the guesswork out of training with personalized guidance and daily suggested workouts based on your training history and fitness level. Change things up with HIIT and breathwork activity profiles. Advanced wellness tracking features, such as all-day respiration monitoring, intensity minutes and more, put you in tune with your body. Get more runs in between charges, thanks to this watch’s long battery life, and make it truly your own by downloading watch faces, apps and more from the Connect IQ™ Store (requires Garmin Connect™ app and Connect IQ™ app loaded on a compatible smartphone).
Compatible with iPhone and Android devices
A color-display that is sunlight-visible
Designed for Form and Function
Lightweight and comfortable, this watch is the perfect fit for running and for everyday life.
Whether you’re running a 5K or sweating it out during HIIT sessions, experience the ultimate in comfort with this sporty silicone band.
Daily Suggested Workouts
For personalized training guidance, get daily run recommendations of varying intensities based on your training history, fitness level and recovery time.
To help you plan your race day strategy, this feature offers GPS-based pace guidance for a selected course or distance in the Garmin ConnectTM app. So you can tailor your efforts to what’s ahead.
Giving your body time to recover between training sessions is crucial. After each workout, the built-in recovery time feature will let you know how long to rest before another big effort.
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.
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 data along with alerts if your heart rate stays high while you’re at rest. Even gauge how hard your heart is working during activities. This is not medical devices, and the data provided by them is not intended to be utilized for medical purposes.
Track where you run, and get accurate stats, including distance, pace and intervals.
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.
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 Monitoring
Track your body’s energy levels so you can find the best times for activity and rest.
While you’re out and about, Forerunner 55 tracks steps, intensity minutes and more.
See when during the day you earned intensity minutes from moderate and vigorous physical activity.
This feature uses chronological age, resting heart rate and other factors to estimate if your body is younger or older than you are. Age is just a number, after all.
See how you’re breathing throughout the day, during sleep and during breathwork activities.
Receive emails, texts and alerts right on your watch when paired with your compatible smartphone.
Connect IQ™ Store
Download custom watch faces, add data fields, and get apps from the Connect IQ Store.
Easily control the music playing on your phone, so you can skip songs without missing a beat.
Sync 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.
Battery Strength Indicator
Customizable Watch Faces
Activity vs. inactivity
Manufacturer's Warranty - Parts
1-year limited consumer
Maximum Depth of Water Resistance
Garmin Forerunner 55
Color, chemically strengthened glass
Adjustable Band Length
Operating System Compatibility