Garmin Forerunner 220 GPS Monitors

Garmin Forerunner 220 GPS

Item #GAR180
MSRP:$249.99
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GARMIN® FORERUNNER® 220 GPS :: Give your training sessions a serious boost when you gain motivating feedback and monitor your progress over time with the Garmin® Forerunner® 220 GPS sports watch. Measure all of your essential data including distance and pace, while getting other workout-enhancing goodies like post-run summaries and a built-in accelerometer that tracks your indoor track or treadmill workouts with no need for a foot pod. Plus, you'll love that the Forerunner® 220 GPS watch lets you automatically upload all of your data to Garmin Connect™, where you can track your personal records over time, get free training plans and connect with friends for extra boost of inspiration.

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Features & Benefits:

  • New: Heart rate, workout summary, and phone pairing
  • Advanced GPS running watch with a high-resolution color display and comfortable, lightweight design
  • Faster GPS fix when user regularly connects to Garmin Connect for automatic satellite data
  • Set up exercise and rest intervals
  • Lets you know when you achieve a personal record
  • Pauses and resumes timer based on speed
  • Built-in accelerometer tracks distance and pace when indoors
  • Connected features include automatic uploads to Garmin Connect, live tracking and social media sharing so you can promote your achievements to your friends
  • Comfortable, lightweight design
  • Configurable data fields
  • Training plan support
  • Pace alerts and auto pause
  • Calculates calories burned
  • Package includes: Forerunner 220 GPS, charging/data cradle, manuals


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Garmin Forerunner 220 GPS Monitors
 
4.4

(based on 12 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (11)
  • Easy to use (10)
  • Versatile (4)
  • Durable (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday (9)
    • Long-term (4)
    • Men (3)
    • Women (3)
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    4.0

    Good Product -- I would buy it again.

    By Cotton Runner

    from Memphis, TN

    About Me Gym Rat

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Garmin Forerunner 220 GPS Monitors:

          Gamin 220 is lighter and less bulky than my previous one. It picks up the satellites quickly. Overall, very good product.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          4.0

          Nice Combination of Function and Looks

          By CG

          from Chicago, Il

          About Me Avid Athlete

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Comfortable
          • Easy To Use
          • Fits Small Wrists
          • Versatile

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily
            • Easy To Adjust Settings
            • Great Looking Watch
            • Men
            • Women

            Comments about Garmin Forerunner 220 GPS Monitors:

            This is a great GPS. Because it is so good to look at, I wear it all the time. I love the purple and white. The settings are easy to adjust and even though I'm not a technical person, I can use this item quite easily. It's a great improvement from previous models.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            5.0

            Fantastic watch

            By RRS Loyal Customer

            from Redding, CT

            About Me Avid Athlete

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Comfortable
            • Durable
            • Easy To Use
            • Versatile

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily

              Comments about Garmin Forerunner 220 GPS Monitors:

              After years of using a durable but clunky Forerunner 305, its losing its signal and then running out of juice midway through a marathon convinced me it was time. I wish I hadn't waited. The 220 is small enough to wear as a watch (and, unlike the 305, can function like a normal watch), never has to search for satellites, vibrates on the mile to give splits, and effortless syncs via Bluetooth to my smartphone. It's got a fantastic price / value ratio. I'd recommend it to any runner who wants a well designed, easy to use, does-everything-you-need-it-to-but-isn't-weighed-down-by-bells-and-whistles watch.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              5.0

              Outstanding Product

              By Mark

              from Ypsilanti, Michigan

              About Me Avid Athlete

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Comfortable
              • Easy To Use

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily

                Comments about Garmin Forerunner 220 GPS Monitors:

                This my second Garmin GPS watch. This new Garmin 220 replaced my older watch. It has been working great with no problems. It is very comfortable to wear and light weight. I had to go online to download the manual and learned the different functions which were similar to my older Garmin. I would highly recommend this watch to any avid runner.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                3.0

                Very good for now

                By Nice

                from NYC

                About Me Avid Athlete

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Comfortable
                • Easy To Use
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                • None As Of Now

                Best Uses

                • My Morning Runs

                Comments about Garmin Forerunner 220 GPS Monitors:

                I use it for my morning runs this way I don't have to guess the distance I have run ,

                What I like about this watch most is that is very light

                I have not discovered anything that I don't like about this GPS monitor

                I like when it vibrate tells me every time I have jog a mile

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                5.0

                Love the 220!

                By suzykindel

                from Saipan

                About Me Avid Athlete

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Comfortable

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily

                  Comments about Garmin Forerunner 220 GPS Monitors:

                  This is my third GPS and I love it. So much thinner and prettier than my old 205. Disappointed in the instruction manual that comes with it but I could find what I needed online. Had a problem turning it off with the first run. And need to remember to save my data which I didn't have to do with the 205. Love that I can program it for 4/1s or whatever interval I want and it vibrates which is super if I am listening to a book or music. You can even wear it as a watch! I also likes that I can set it to beep each mile. I don't think, like the 205, that I can pull up latitude and longitude which may be the only drawback but I only used that function when setting buoys for swim course.

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                  • No
                   
                  5.0

                  Great Watch

                  By wayne

                  from california

                  About Me Avid Athlete

                  Pros

                  • Comfortable
                  • Durable
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Versatile

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Garmin Forerunner 220 GPS Monitors:

                      I had the Garmin 405 and this watch does not have the return to start feature. I used this feature all the time! I think this watch is easier to use and has a great look. I like the vibrate feature.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No
                       
                      4.0

                      Garmin at its best

                      By Sg runner

                      from Jensen beach,FL

                      About Me Avid Athlete

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Comfortable
                      • Easy To Use

                      Cons

                      • Charging

                      Best Uses

                      • Daily
                      • Long-Term
                      • Men
                      • Women

                      Comments about Garmin Forerunner 220 GPS Monitors:

                      Very nice garmin product. Have had Garmin 101 for many years and it's finally wearing out. Upgraded to the 220 and very happy with ease of use. The only con I have is it doesn't come with a electric outlet charger only USB . For races out of town I don't bring a computer. it would be nice to be able to have the option to charge by outlet.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No
                       
                      4.0

                      pleased with this device

                      By STL runner

                      from St Louis MO

                      About Me Competitive Athlete

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Comfortable
                      • Easy To Use
                      • Fast Gps Locate

                      Cons

                      • No App To Enlarge Fonts
                      • Set Up Instrx Lacking

                      Best Uses

                      • Daily
                      • Long-Term

                      Comments about Garmin Forerunner 220 GPS Monitors:

                      The watch is easy to operate once your past the out of the box set up. Out of the box set up with Garmin "Connect" was vague. After 2-3 uses I am very comfortable w/functionaliy and methods to change screens and view data. The "Connect" data screens are useful training tools. Prefer ability to enlarge fonts or chose a white on black display(partially due to my age) and/or wearing sun glasses. I dont run without this device.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No
                       
                      5.0

                      Another great product by Garmin

                      By Brownie

                      from Canton, ohio

                      About Me Avid Athlete

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Comfortable
                      • Durable
                      • Easy To Use
                      • Versatile

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Daily

                        Comments about Garmin Forerunner 220 GPS Monitors:

                        Very easy to use, and download on computer. Really like the vibrate for every mile. My old GPS watch I couldn't hear the beep. Great product if you want to review and store your running data.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • Yes
                         
                        4.0

                        Worth the wait

                        By KMA

                        from Buffalo, NY

                        About Me Avid Athlete

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Comfortable
                        • Download Workouts
                        • Easy To Use
                        • Walkrun Interval

                        Cons

                        • Pace Alert Touchy

                        Best Uses

                        • Daily
                        • Download Workouts
                        • Long-Term
                        • Running

                        Comments about Garmin Forerunner 220 GPS Monitors:

                        I started running about a year ago, and wanted a watch that could give me basic info. This is it! I enjoy tracking my progress on line, and love the new cadence information along with pace and elevation.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No
                         
                        5.0

                        LOVE this gizmo

                        By BonQuixote

                        from Oakton, VA

                        About Me Avid Athlete

                        Pros

                        • Comfortable
                        • Easy to read
                        • Easy To Use
                        • Fits Women's Wrists

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Daily
                          • Long-Term
                          • Men
                          • Older People
                          • Short-Term
                          • Women

                          Comments about Garmin Forerunner 220 GPS Monitors:

                          This is my third Garmin (after a 405 and 210) and my favorite by far. Garmin has addressed four things that drove me crazy with my 210:
                          1. The charger locks to the watch, eliminating the constant fumbling required with the ridiculous design of the 210 charger.
                          2. The text is much easier to read (I'm a little far-sighted).
                          3. The satellite signal locks on unbelievably quickly, 10 seconds or less, compared to minutes with my 210.
                          4. I don't have to guess whether I hit the stop/start button correctly, because this vibrates when it goes on and off.
                          In addition, the straps are hinged rather than molded to the plastic watch face, so they actually fit my wrist as opposed to leaving big gaps on the sides like the previous models.

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                          • Yes

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