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Forerunner® 265 (Black Bezel and Case with Black/Powder Gray Silicone Band)

by Garmin
Original price $449.99 - Original price $449.99
Original price
$449.99 - $449.99
Current price $449.99

Train Brilliantly
With an AMOLED display

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.

Know Where You Stand
With morning report

Run. Recover. Repeat.
With up to 13 days of battery life in smartwatch mode

Plan Your Strategy
With race widget, personalized daily suggested workouts, training readiness score and more

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.

Light, Bright and Made For Any Distance


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.

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 recovery 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.

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.


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 Feature
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.

Garmin Forerunner 265 Features

  • 1.3" Colorful AMOLED Display
  • Up to 20 Hours of Battery Life in GPS Mode
  • Advanced Training Metrics and Recovery Insights
  • SatIQ and Multi-Band GPS
  • Touchscreen and Buttons
  • Music on Your Wrist

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