Cheap Garmin running watches - The best places to get a cheap GPS Garmin running watch this Christmas

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If you’re looking for a GPS running watch, there’s a good chance you’ll have a Garmin on your wish list. With plenty of different models to choose from, we’ve broken things down, plus searched the internet for the best deals.

Related: Best GPS running watches for beginners 

What are the different Garmin running watches to choose from?

Forerunner 25

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An easy-to-use, lightweight running watch, the 25 is a basic GPS running watch, that tracks time, distance, pace and calories burnt. It lacks the multisport modes and heart rate monitors of newer models, but it’s a solid, affordable choice.

Where to buy a cheap Garmin Forerunner 25:

Garmin Forerunner 25, £97.40, Amazon

Garmin Forerunner 25, £92.95, runnerinn.com

Garmin Forerunner 25, £119.99, garmin.com


Forerunner 30

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Like the 35, but stripped down to just include the basics. It’s a great little GPS running watch, with wrist-based heart rate and smart notifications. There’s no multiple modes here, just running.

Where to buy a cheap Garmin Forerunner 30:

Garmin Forerunner 30, £99.99, decathlon.co.uk

Garmin Forerunner 30, £94.99, amazon.co.uk

Garmin Forerunner 30, £129.99, garmin.com


Forerunner 35

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Similar to the 30, the extra features on the 35 include cycling and cardio modes. With built-in GPS to track how far, fast and where you run, wrist heart rate technology and smart notifications allowing you to check your messages on the move.

Where to buy a cheap Garmin Forerunner 35:

Garmin Forerunner 35, £129.00, amazon.co.uk

Garmin Forerunner 35, £141.99, chainreactioncycles.com

Garmin Forerunner 35, £141.99, wiggle.co.uk


Forerunner 235

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The 235 looks great with its colour display and stylish round screen. With plenty of techy features such as a pace predictor, a V02 max estimate, a recovery advisor and paced alerts. You can also use the watch to create your own goal-orientated workouts, to keep the motivation up. A popular, reliable choice.

Where to buy a cheap Garmin Forerunner 235:

Garmin Forerunner 235, £181.13, amazon.co.uk

Garmin Forerunner 235, £191.99, wiggle.co.uk

Garmin Forerunner 235, £180, johnlewis.com


Forerunner 645 Music

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The brand’s first GPS running watch with integrated music, go phone-free with 4GB of music (or about 500 songs) on the watch. You can also use the watch to make contactless payments, track your heart rate and of course, check out your running stats. Also available in rose gold. 

Where to buy a cheap Garmin Forerunner 645 Music:

Garmin Forerunner 645 Music, £370.99, amazon.co.uk

Garmin Forerunner 645 Music, £349.90, wiggle.co.uk

Garmin Forerunner 645 Music, 399.99, garmin.com

You can also still buy the older version without music here: 

Garmin Forerunner 645, £299.90, wiggle.co.uk

Garmin Forerunner 645, £363.99, amazon.co.uk


Forerunner 735XT

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An advanced multisport watch, this measures heart rate at the wrist and provides cycling, swimming and running dynamics.

Where to buy a cheap Garmin Forerunner 735XT:

Garmin Forerunner 735XT, £239.00, wiggle.co.uk

Garmin Forerunner 735XT, £248, amazon.co.uk

Garmin Forerunner 735XT, £299.99, garmin.com


Forerunner 935

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The top of the forerunner range, Garmin’s premium GPS running/triathlon watch, the 935 offers advanced running and multisport features. Providing the most advanced dynamics for running, cycling and swimming, if you’re looking for the most tech, this is the watch for you.

Where to buy a cheap Garmin Forerunner 935:

Garmin Forerunner 935, £470, runnersneed.com

Garmin Forerunner 935, £384, wiggle.com

Garmin Forerunner 935, £439.99, garmin.com


Fenix 5 series

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A watch to equip you for your next adventure, the Fenix 5 can be preloaded with maps, guidance cues and activity profiles for all of your sports and adventures. With outdoor sensors, including GPS and GLONASS satellite positioning, you can also add HRM-TRI monitor for advanced running dynamics and heartrate during swimming. An advanced watch, packed with features to track just about every sport you can imagine.

Where to buy a cheap Garmin Fenix 5 series:

Garmin Fenix 5 performance bundle, £384.99, wiggle.co.uk

Garmin Fenix 5 series, £385, amazon.co.uk

Garmin Fenix 5 series, £429.99, chainreactioncycles.com


Vivosport

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A basic smart activity tracker with in-built GPS, stress tracking and fitness age estimates. From a running point of view, during your run the vivosport is able to track distance, time and speed or pace.

Where to buy a cheap vivosport:

Garmin Vivosport, £129.99, johnlewis.com