Forerunner® 610

Part Number: 010-00947-10
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Overview

Sleek Touchscreen GPS Training Watch

  • Resistive touchscreen works in all types of weather
  • Gathers distance, pace, GPS position, heart rate and calories
  • Virtual Partner® and Virtual Racer™ training modes
  • Vibration alerts for time, distance, calories, heart rate or cadence
  • Plan, review and share runs at Garmin Connect™
  • Wireless uploads
forerunner 610

A Touch Faster

Forerunner 610 lets you get on with your run while it tracks all the details. This GPS watch has several ways to get you in touch with your training data. The swipe and scroll action makes it easy to adjust settings and review your run history. A tap of the screen is all it takes to advance to the next training page so you can see more data.

The 610’s sleek touchscreen is rugged and functional, proving it’s more than just a pretty face. It can stand up to rain, sweat and splashes, yet it’s sensitive enough to operate with running gloves.

Leader of the Pack

Behind the smooth glass surface is a watch that’s ready to work as hard as you are. The 610 provides accurate distance, pace, GPS position, heart rate¹, calories and more. It can even guide you back to the starting point of your run, giving you freedom to explore new routes and always find your way back.

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Advanced Features

Forerunner 610: See it in Action

Training tools like Virtual Racer™ can turn any workout into a matchup. This feature lets you race your previous bests or challenge any activities uploaded to Garmin Connect™. Virtual Racer accounts for varying speeds and real-time conditions, so it’s truly you vs. your opponent. Or, use Virtual Partner® to see how you measure up to a static pace you set. Forerunner 610 also offers vibration alerts you can customize for time, distance, calories, heart rate or cadence. So when you reach your targets, you’ll feel a gentle vibration.

Train Smarter

The 610 is our first sport watch with Training Effect capability from Firstbeat. Training Effect measures the impact of an activity on your aerobic fitness, which helps you train more efficiently. Your Training Effect is calculated based on your user profile, your heart rate and the difficulty of the activity. The 610 also offers customizable heart rate zones, alerts and heart-rate based calorie computations.

Store, Analyze and Share

When your workout’s done, Forerunner 610 keeps working. It wirelessly uploads your run data to Garmin Connect when in range of your computer so you can go back and review your run on your own time. It works via ANT+™ wireless technology and the USB stick that comes with your watch. No wires, no manual uploads — no sweat. At Garmin Connect, you can see your activity on a map, view lap splits and explore activities from other users. Garmin Connect is Mac® and Windows® compatible.

Monitor Your Health

You also can track weight, body fat, body water and 6 other measurements when using the Forerunner 610 with the Tanita BC-1000 body composition scale. The readings are stored on Forerunner 610, then automatically sent to Garmin Connect when in range of your computer.


¹Included with some models, sold separately on others.

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Specs

Physical & Performance:

Physical dimensions 1.80" x 2.50" x 0.56" (4.57 x 6.35 x 1.42 cm)
Display size, WxH 1.0" (2.54 cm) diameter
Display resolution, WxH 128 x 128 pixels
Touchscreen Yes
Weight 2.54 oz (72 g)
Battery rechargeable lithium-ion
Battery life 4 weeks in watch mode; 8 hours in training mode
Water rating IPX7
GPS-enabled Yes
High-sensitivity receiver Yes

Maps & Memory:

Basemap No
Ability to add maps No
Accepts data cards no
History 1000 laps
Waypoints/favorites/locations 100
Routes 0

Features & Benefits:

Heart rate monitor Yes (Some versions)
Bike speed/cadence sensor Yes (optional)
Foot pod Yes (optional)
Automatic sync (automatically transfers data to your computer) Yes
Garmin Connect™ compatible (online community where you analyze, categorize and share data) Yes
Virtual Partner® (train against a digital person) Yes
Virtual Racer™ (compete against other activities) Yes
Courses (compete against previous activities) No
Auto Pause® (pauses and resumes timer based on speed) Yes
Auto Lap® (automatically starts a new lap) Yes
Auto Scroll (cycles through data pages during workout) Yes
Multi-sport (changes sport mode with a press of a button) No
Advanced workouts (create custom, goal-oriented workouts) Yes
Pace alert (triggers alarm if you vary from preset pace) Yes (for advanced workouts only)
Time/distance alert (triggers alarm when you reach goal) Yes
Vibration alert: (choose between alert tones and/or vibration alert) Yes
Interval training (set up exercise and rest intervals) Yes
Heart rate-based calorie computation Yes
Training Effect (measures impact of an activity on your aerobic fitness) Yes
Customizable screen(s) Yes
Barometric altimeter No
Unit-to-unit transfer (shares data wirelessly with similar units) No
Power meter compatible (displays power data from compatible 3rd party ANT+™-enabled power meters) No
Temperature (displays and records temperature while you ride) No
Sport watch Yes
Additional

Watch functions include date and alarm.

Run/walk feature: yes

Garmin Connect and Garmin Training Center are compatible with Windows® XP or newer and Intel-based Mac OS 10.4.11 or later with Safari.

In the Box

Forerunner 610

  • Forerunner 610 GPS watch
  • AC charger
  • Charging cradle
  • USB ANT Stick™
  • Manuals

Forerunner 610 with Premium Heart Rate Monitor

  • Forerunner 610 GPS watch
  • Premium (soft strap) heart rate monitor
  • AC charger
  • Charging cradle
  • USB ANT Stick
  • Manuals

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