There is a running watch best suited for every individual. Whether you’re a beginner or you’re training for your next triathlon, having the right device is going to make tracking your progress and performance a breeze. After reviewing dozens of products, we narrowed down the best running watches of 2022.
– Best Overall: Coros Pace 2 – Best for Music: Garmin Forerunner 255 Music – Best for Beginners: Polar Pacer – Best for Budget: Garmin Forerunner 45 – Best for iPhone Compatibility: Apple Watch Series 7
Built-in running power metrics from the wrist plus native and complete integration with Stryd power meters
Before you purchase a running watch, it’s essential to know the consequences of sharing your private data with others. Fortunately, you shouldn’t have to worry about your health information with the companies listed above.
Some watches, such as the Garmin Forerunner 255, were easy to read even in direct sunlight. The Apple Watch was particularly easy to read, with a display of nearly 2 inches that somehow doesn’t sacrifice in overall size.