Garmin Forerunner 965

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Premium Running Smartwatch
✓ Premium training metrics and recovery insights
✓ Swipe the new responsive touchscreen
✓ Power up to 23 days of battery life
✓ Full-colour, built-in maps and multi-band GPS

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Train Brilliantly

Train brilliantly with Forerunner 965, the premium GPS running and triathlon smartwatch with a bright AMOLED touchscreen display and lightweight titanium bezel. The training readiness feature tells you when you’re primed for a productive session — while multi-band GPS and full-colour, built-in maps keep you on track when you’re on route. For the best, the best.

1.4” Colourful AMOLED Display

Up to 31 hours of Battery Life in GPS Mode

Premium Training Metrics & Recovery Insights

Built-In Maps with SATIQ™ & Multi-Band GPS

Touchscreen & Buttons

Built For The Determined

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.

Full-Colour Mapping

Whether you’re running on city streets or riding densely covered trails, Forerunner 965 provides, full-colour, built-in mapping to keep you on track.

Triathlon & Multisport Profiles

Switch between sports with one press by using built-in profiles for triathlons, duathlons, brick workouts and swimruns. Or, create your own custom multisport profiles.

Race Adaptive Training Plans

Get ready for your next race, including marathons, with training tips, personalised daily suggested workouts and completion time predictions. Just enter your race, and we’ll build a plan that’ll help you meet your goals.

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™ smartphone app calendar.

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.

Plan, Prepare & Perform

Morning Report

Get a customisable overview of your sleep, training outlook, HRV status, weather and more as soon as you wake up.

Courses with Turn-by-Turn Directions

Create or find existing courses in the Garmin Connect app, or sync from your favourite third party platforms and get turn-by-turn directions.

Round-Trip Routing

Enter how far you want to go and get suggested routes that will bring you back. Even use TrendLine™ to find the best local paths.

Recovery Time

Know how long you need to recover before your next high-effort workout based on your latest training.

Sleep Monitoring & 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.

HRV Status

Gain a better understanding of your overall health, recovery and training performance while you sleep.

Women's Health Tracking

Track and log your menstrual cycle or pregnancy to get exercise and nutrition education.

Garmin Coach

Free adaptive 5K, 10K and half marathon training plans from expert coaches.

Race Predictor

Get an estimate of what your pace could be for a 5K, 10K, half-marathon and marathon.

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.

Load Ratio

Track short-term to mid-term load ratio to keep your rate of training growth within bounds that will help you stay healthy and avoid setbacks.

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.

Stress Tracking

Find out if you’re having a calm, balanced or stressful day.

Health Snapshot

Log a 2-minute session to record key health stats, then generate a report to share with your healthcare provider.

Pulse Ox Sensor

Track your blood oxygen saturation while you’re awake or asleep, and gain awareness of how you’re adapting to altitude.

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 & Multi-Band GPS

Get superior positioning accuracy and optimised battery life.

PacePro™ Feature

Plan race day strategy with GPS-based pace guidance for a selected course or distance.

Track Running

Record accurate lap distances and see your distances in meters.


See real-time information on your current and upcoming climbs.

Real-Time Stamina

Prevent burning out and use this data to track and manage your exertion.

Up Ahead

Get at-a-glance awareness for points of interest along the course, such as aid stations.

Built-in Sports Apps

Tap in to 30+ built-in activities, including cycling, open-water swimming, strength training and more.

Garmin Connect

See your health and fitness information, connect with friends and more — in this free, zero-subscription app.



Download songs and playlists from your Spotify, Deezer or Amazon Music accounts for phone-free listening.

Safety & 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™

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.


Friends and family can follow your real-time location and view preplanned courses.

Garmin Forerunner 965

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