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The Best Running GPS Units under $420

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Forerunner 645


From $228

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♥ Runner Up


Forerunner 935


From $419.97

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Garmin Forerunner 645

★ Top Choice
BUY NOW From $228


  • Customize with free watch faces, apps and more from our Connect IQ store.
  • Garmin Pay contactless payment solution lets you make convenient payments with your watch (available for supported cards from participating banks) so you can leave your cash and cards at home.
  • Battery life: up to 7 days in smartwatch mode; 12 hours in GPS mode.
  • Uses wrist based heart rate to offer performance monitoring Features, including evaluating your current training status.Display resolution:240 x 240 pixels.
  • Provides advanced running dynamics, including ground contact time balance, stride length, vertical ratio and more. Connectivity Bluetooth, ANT+, Wi Fi.
  • Connected features include smart notifications, automatic uploads to Garmin Connect and the ability for others to track your runs with the Live Track feature.

Garmin Forerunner 935

♥ Runner Up
BUY NOW From $419.97


  • Provides advanced dynamics for running, cycling and swimming, including ground contact time balance, stride length and more (when paired with a Running Dynamics Pod, HRM Run or HRM Tri Monitor, sold separately).
  • Premium GPS running/triathlon watch that estimates heart rate at the wrist.
  • Battery life: up to 2 weeks in watch mode, up to 24 hours in GPS mode, up to 50 hours in UltraTrac mode (with wrist based heart rate), or up to 60 hours in UltraTrac mode (without wrist based heart rate).
  • Provides elevation changes with a built in barometer; altimeter and electronic compass help you keep your bearings. Smartphone compatibility - iPhone, Android.
  • Offers advanced running and multisport features in a comfortable watch you can wear all day, and it only weighs 49 grams.
  • Evaluates your training status to indicate if you’re under training or overdoing it and offers additional performance monitoring features.


  • ⊕ Long battery life.
  • ⊕ Detailed running stats.
  • ⊕ Advanced training insights.
  • ⊕ Can track pretty much anything.


  • ⊖ Pricey.
  • ⊖ No music playback.
  • ⊖ Price is very high.


  • Touchscreen: Yes.
  • Onboard storage: 64MB.
  • Battery life on standby: 14 days.
  • Battery life using GPS: 24 hours.
  • Multisport: All the sports.
  • Screen size: 1.2-inch diameter.