What if your next race was the performance of a lifetime? What if 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.
- Know where you stand with morning report.
- Run. Recover. Repeat, with up to 13 days of battery life in smartwatch mode and up to 20 hours of battery life in GPS mode.
- Plan your strategy with race widget, personalized daily suggested workouts, training readiness score and more.
- 1.3” colorful AMOLED display
- Advanced training metrics and recovery insights
- SATIQ™ and multi-band GPS
- Touchscreen and buttons
- Music on your wrist
- 42 mm case
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.
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 Garmin's 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 rest.
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.
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.
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.
CONNECT 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.
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.