Garmin Forerunner 55 Aqua - Booley Galway
Garmin Forerunner 55 Grey - Booley Galway
Garmin Forerunner 55 Aqua - Booley Galway
Garmin Forerunner 55 Aqua - Booley Galway
Garmin Forerunner 55 Aqua - Booley Galway

Forerunner 55

Regular price €205.00

See yourself as a runner. This easy-to-use GPS smartwatch is designed for people of all skill levels to track their stats and chase their fitness goals. Designed for form and function, with sport-ready materials, this smartwatch is the perfect fit for running and for everyday life.


  • Built-in GPS: Track where you run, and get accurate stats, including distance, pace and intervals
  • Wrist-based heart rate: Get heart rate data along with alerts if your heart rate stays high while you’re at rest. Even gauge how hard your heart is working during activities
  • Garmin Coach: Adaptive training plans feature guidance from expert coaches and free training plans that adapt to you and your goals. Workouts sync right to your watch from the Garmin Connect™ app
  • Daily suggested workouts: For personalised training guidance, get daily run recommendations of varying intensities based on your training history, fitness level and recovery time
  • PacePro™ technology: To help you plan your race day strategy, this feature offers GPS-based pace guidance for a selected course or distance in the Garmin Connect™ app. So you can tailor your efforts to what’s ahead
  • Finish time: Want some guidance to help you meet your goal? Select a distance for your run, and you’ll be able to see a data screen that shows your estimated finish time
  • Track run: When you’re ready to hit the track for some speedwork, use the built-in track run activity to record accurate lap distances and see your distances in metres
  • Cadence alerts: Want to improve your running form? Use the cadence alerts to know when you’ve gone outside your target cadence range
  • Recovery advisor: Giving your body time to recover between training sessions is crucial. After each workout, the built-in recovery time feature will let you know how long to rest before another big effort
  • Race predictor: This specialised tool takes into account your fitness level and training history to help you work toward your race goal and see the impact of training on your predicted finish time
  • Built-in sports apps: Switch up your workout routine with activity profiles for track or virtual running, pool swimming, Pilates, HIIT and even breathwork
  • Battery life: Run to your heart’s content with up to 2 weeks of battery life in smartwatch mode and up to 20 hours in GPS mode
  • Fitness tracking: While you’re out and about, Forerunner 55 tracks steps, intensity minutes and more
  • Stress tracking: Find out if you’re having a calm, balanced or stressful day. Relax reminders will even prompt you to do a short breathing activity
  • Body Battery™ energy monitoring: Track your body’s energy levels so you can find the best times for activity and rest
  • Intensity minutes: See when during the day you earned intensity minutes from moderate and vigorous physical activity
  • Fitness age: This feature uses chronological age, resting heart rate and other factors to estimate if your body is younger or older than you are. Age is just a number, after all
  • Respiration tracking: See how you’re breathing throughout the day, during sleep and during breathwork activities
  • Women's health tracking: Use the Garmin Connect app to track your menstrual cycle or pregnancy. Log symptoms, get exercise and nutrition education, and more
  • Smart notifications: Receive emails, texts and alerts right on your smartwatch when paired with your compatible smartphone
  • Safety and tracking features: If you feel unsafe or if your watch senses that an incident occurred, assistance and incident detection features can send a message with your location to emergency contacts
  • Connect IQ™ store: Download custom watch faces, add data fields, and get apps from the Connect IQ Store
  • Music controls: Easily control the music playing on your paired smartphone, so you can skip songs without missing a beat
  • Syncs with Garmin Connect: Upload your activities to the Garmin Connect app to interact with a thriving online community where people on the go can connect and compete — and even share their triumphs via social media
  • Contents:
    • Forerunner 55
    • Charging/data cable
    • Documentation


Lens material Chemically strengthened glass
Quick release bands Yes (20 mm, Industry standard)
Strap material Silicone
Physical size 42 x 42 x 11.6 mm
Fits wrists with a circumference of 126-203 mm
Colour display Yes
Display size 1.04″ (26.3 mm) diameter
Display resolution 208 x 208 pixels
Display type Sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)
Weight 37 g
Battery life Smartwatch mode: Up to 2 weeks
GPS mode: Up to 20 hours
Water rating 5 ATM
Memory/history 200 hours of activity data
Clock features
Time/date Yes
GPS time sync Yes
Automatic daylight saving time Yes
Alarm clock Yes
Timer Yes
Stopwatch Yes
Sunrise/sunset times Yes
Health Monitoring
Wrist-based heart rate (constant, every second) Yes
Daily resting heart rate Yes
Abnormal heart rate alerts Yes (high and low)
Respiration rate (24x7) Yes
Fitness age Yes (in app)
Body Battery™ energy monitor Yes
All-day stress tracking Yes
Relaxation breathing timer Yes
Sleep Yes (Advanced)
Hydration Yes (in Garmin Connect™ and optional Connect IQ™ widget)
Women's health Yes (in Garmin Connect™ and optional Connect IQ™ widget)
Galileo Yes
Garmin Elevate™ wrist heart rate monitor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Daily Smart Features
Connectivity Bluetooth®, ANT+®
Connect IQ™ (downloadable watch faces, data fields, widgets and apps) Yes
Smart notifications Yes
Calendar Yes
Weather Yes
Controls smartphone music Yes
Find my phone Yes
Find my watch Yes
Smartphone compatibility iPhone® and Android™
Compatible with Garmin Connect™ Mobile Yes
Safety and Tracking Features
LiveTrack Yes
Live event sharing Android™ Only
Incident Detection during select activities Yes
Assistance Yes
Activity Tracking Features
Step counter Yes
Move bar (displays on device after a period of inactivity; walk for a couple of minutes to reset it) Yes
Auto goal (learns your activity level and assigns a daily step goal) Yes
Calories burned Yes
Distance travelled Yes
Intensity minutes Yes
TrueUp™ Yes
Move IQ™ Yes
Fitness Equipment/Gym
Available gym activity profiles Cardio and Elliptical training, Stair stepping, HIIT, Pilates, Yoga
Training, Planning and Analysis Features
HR zones Yes
HR alerts Yes
HR calories Yes
% HR max Yes
% HRR Yes
Recovery time Yes
Auto max HR Yes
HR broadcast (broadcasts HR data over ANT+™ to paired devices) Yes (using ANT+ or BLE)
GPS speed and distance Yes
Customisable screen(s) Yes
Customisable activity profiles Yes
Auto Pause® Yes
Interval training Yes
Advanced workouts Yes
Downloadable training plans Yes
Auto Lap® Yes
Manual lap Yes
Configurable lap alerts Yes
VO2 Max (Run) Yes
Training status (lets you see if you’re training effectively by tracking your training history and fitness level trend) Yes
Training load (your total training load for the last 7 days calculated from estimated EPOC) Yes
Training effect (aerobic) Yes
Training effect (anaerobic) Yes
Customisable alerts Yes
Audio prompts Yes
Finish time Yes
Virtual partner Yes
Race an activity Yes
Course guidance Yes
Touch and/or button lock Yes
Auto scroll Yes
Activity history on watch Yes
Physio TrueUp Yes
Running Features
Available run profiles Running, Treadmill running, Indoor track running, Trail running
GPS-based distance, time and pace Yes
Running dynamics Yes (with compatible accessory)
Vertical oscillation and ratio (the degree of 'bounce' in your running motion and the cost-benefit ratio with stride length) Yes (with compatible accessory)
Ground contact time and balance (shows how much time, in the running motion, your foot is on the ground rather than in flight and lets you check your running symmetry) Yes (with compatible accessory)
Stride length (real time) Yes (with compatible accessory)
Cadence (provides real-time number of steps per minute) Yes
Performance condition (after running 6–20 minutes, compares your real-time condition to your average fitness level) Yes
PacePro™ Pacing Strategies Yes
Run workouts Yes
Race predictor Yes
Foot pod capable Yes
Outdoor Recreation
Point-to-point navigation Yes
Bread crumbtrail in real time Yes
Back to start Yes
TracBack® Yes
UltraTrac mode Yes
Distance to destination Yes
GPS coordinates Yes
Cycling Features
Alerts (triggers alarm when you reach goals including time, distance, heart rate or calories) Yes
Courses Yes
Available cycling profiles Biking, Indoor biking
Race an activity Yes
Compatible with Varia Vision™ (head-mounted display) Yes
Compatible with Varia™ radar (rear-facing radar) Yes
Compatible with Varia™ lights Yes
Speed and cadence sensor support (w/sensor) Yes
Swimming Features
Available swim profiles Pool swimming
Pool swim metrics (lengths, distance, pace, stroke count, swim efficiency (SWOLF), calories) Yes
Stroke type detection (freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly) (pool swim only) Yes
Drill logging (pool swim only) Yes
Basic rest timer (up from 0) (pool swim only) Yes
"Repeat on" rest timer (pool swim only) Yes
Pool swim workouts Yes
Underwater wrist-based heart rate Yes
Kid Activity Tracking Features
Toe-to-Toe™ Challenges app Yes (optional Connect IQ app)

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