It’s Black Friday, which means it’s a great time to kit yourself out if you’re planning to get fit in 2023. Couch to 5K and similar programs are a really good way to get started on your running journey, but it can be really helpful to have additional guidance along the way.
Right now you can pick up the Forerunner 45 for just $118.99 at Walmart (opens in new tab) in the US, and £99.99 at Wiggle (opens in new tab) in the UK, one of the best Black Friday deals for beginner runners. Check out the deals in full below
The Black Friday Garmin deals can help you score a cheap Garmin watch to guide you along your running journey, and this Forerunner is perfect for beginners. The best Garmin watches are used by serious athletes, from ultra-marathoners to world-class cyclists, but the entry-level Garmin Forerunner 45 can help advise burgeoning athletes of all levels, whether you’re hoping to take on a park run later in the year or you’re gearing up for a half-marathon. Get this deal.
(Not in the US or the UK? Scroll down for the best deals in your region).
US Black Friday Garmin deal: Forerunner 45
Garmin Forerunner 45 GPS smartwatch 42mm: was
$199.99 Now $118.99 from Best Buy (opens in new tab)
The entry-level running watch in Garmin’s stable remained a favorite even after the 55’s release, and is perfect for new joggers. It even comes with Garmin Coach to guide you through training plans for runs all the way up to a half marathon.
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UK Black Friday Garmin deal: Forerunner 45
Garmin Forerunner 45 running watch:
was £129.99 now £99.99 at Wiggle (opens in new tab)
Amazing tracking that will do any runner up to around half-marathon distance, the watch contains Garmin’s impressive running metrics and in GPS terms, was found to be just as accurate as much more expensive fitness watches in our testing. A great buy at under £100.
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Why get this deal?
Because it’s a better value buy than most Fitbits at this low price, which are comparably priced (although you can check out the Black Friday Fitbit deals if you’d prefer one of those).
The Forerunner 45 can tell you how fast you’re running and how much effort you’re putting in, and compare it with previous runs. It’ll add up the total amount of exercise you’ve done in any given week, helping you to hit your goals. The in-app Garmin Coach will provide a training plan to help you achieve any distance from 5K all the way up to half-marathon, meaning it’ll be a companion all the way through your running journey.
It’s swimproof, with up to seven days of battery life and 24/7 heart rate monitoring, meaning you barely need to take it off. Wear it for long enough and the Body Battery feature can tell you how well you’ve recovered after exercise, and when you’re ready to hit the road again. It’s honestly a game-changer. If you’re a beginner runner, there’s no need to spend hundreds on a watch overtuned for your needs: this tried-and-true, reasonably priced running buddy will fit the bill.
More Garmin Forerunner 45 deals
You’ll find all the lowest prices from around the web right here, with offers available in your region.
Scroll down for more Black Friday deals in the US and UK.
More US Black Friday deals
- Amazon: 50% off TVs, Apple Watch, clothing, vacuums, and toys (opens in new tab)
- Apple AirPods 2: on sale for $234 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
- Best Buy: up to $700 off TVs, laptops, appliances, and more (opens in new tab)
- Cheap TVs: $79.99 smart TVs from Best Buy (opens in new tab)
- Christmas decor: up to 54% off trees, garlands, and wreaths (opens in new tab)
- Dell: laptops from $299.99 (opens in new tab)
- Gifts ideas: 40% off holiday gifts for the family from Amazon (opens in new tab)
- Home Depot: 50% off tools, major appliances, and holiday decor (opens in new tab)
- Lowe’s: up to $750 off appliances, Christmas decor and tools (opens in new tab)
- Overstock: 70% off holiday decor, furniture, and Christmas trees (opens in new tab)
- Nectar: save up to $500 on mattresses, plus $499 in free gifts (opens in new tab)
- Nordstrom: up to 50% off UGG, makeup, Nike, jewelry, and more (opens in new tab)
- Samsung: up to $2,500 TVs, major appliances, and smartwatches (opens in new tab)
- Target: 45% off toys, Christmas decor, coffee makers, and more (opens in new tab)
- Toys: up to 50% off best-selling toys at Walmart (opens in new tab)
- Verizon: get the iPhone 14 Pro for free with trade-in (opens in new tab)
- Walmart: toys, TVs, vacuums, and laptops starting at $19.99 (opens in new tab)
- Wayfair: up to 80% off couches, rugs, and more, plus free shipping (opens in new tab)
More UK Black Friday deals
- Amazon: up to 60% off TVs, laptops, and more (opens in new tab)
- Adidas: up to 50% off trainers and clothing (opens in new tab)
- AO: deals on appliances, TVs, laptops and more (opens in new tab)
- Argos: cheap TVs, headphones and tools (opens in new tab)
- Boots: half-price fragrances and make-up (opens in new tab)
- Box: up to £1,000 off TVs, laptops and PCs (opens in new tab)
- Currys: 40% off TVs, laptops and vacuums (opens in new tab)
- Dell: up to 45% off laptops and desktops (opens in new tab)
- Dyson: save £100 on the Dyson Cyclone V10 (opens in new tab)
- EE: get a 200GB data SIM for £23 per month (opens in new tab)
- Game: PlayStation and Xbox games from £4.99 (opens in new tab)
- John Lewis: up to £400 off TVs and appliances (opens in new tab)
- Ninja: save up to £90 on air fryers and pans (opens in new tab)
- Reebok: up to 50% off sportswear and footwear (opens in new tab)
- Samsung: up to £250 off phones and tablets (opens in new tab)
- Shark: up to £220 off cordless vacuum cleaners (opens in new tab)
- Very: offers on TVs, Lego and fashion (opens in new tab)
- Virgin: broadband deals from £25 per month (opens in new tab)
- Wayfair: furniture, lighting and mattress deals (opens in new tab)