There are some items of Triathlon equipment that are considered essential. In a time consequential race a watch is a vital piece of hardware for triathletes. Here are the best Triathlon watches to purchase and the justification.
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Best Triathlon Watches
For a sport that wasn’t even in the Olympics until the year 2000, triathlon has become one of the most popular outdoor sports around.
There are many reasons behind this, it has a fantastic community, combines three popular sports, and though many people would be loathe to admit it, triathlon also allows you to purchase some seriously cool technology!
What other sport requires high quality running shoes, a top of the range bicycle, and the best neoprene wetsuit?
We can confidently say none. But the cool technology doesn’t stop there, triathlon watches are the new must-have item for anyone who is serious about conquering the triathlon.
In this article we will first give you an idea of what makes a good triathlon watch, and we will then give you a list of the top ten triathlon watches for 2019.
What Makes a Good Triathlon Watch?
There is a difference between a triathlon watch and a regular sports watch.
For starters, a triathlon watch has to be waterproof, or at the very least highly water resistant.
One of the major parts of a triathlon takes place under water! If you are planning on wearing a sports watch for triathlon training or competition, then please ensure that it can withstand a prolonged period under water.
Remember that triathlons often take place in open water too, which means that your watch should be able to cope in salt water as well as regular water (not to mention chlorinated water).
Of course, some triathlons can be performed using a swimming pool, but these are rare.
Another factor that separates triathlon watches from regular watches is that they require a bigger screen surface and proper lighting.
This is for when you are in the water or when you are cycling.
During these times it is not as easy to bring the watch up to your face and concentrate. You need to be able to read the relevant data while holding on to your handlebars, or while you are getting a face full of water during the open water swim.
One thing that really stands out in the triathlon is the number of things that you have to remember.
Unlike long-distance running, triathlons usually try to take up as little space as possible (due to triathlons having three disciplines).
This means that you are often expected to perform multiple laps of a certain distance.
It is here that triathlon-specific watches come in handy. They are designed to measure laps, save that data, save race routes for you, and use GPS technology to ensure that you have a good idea of where/how far you have travelled.
Battery life is also vitally important, while most triathlons last a few hours, an Ironman triathlon can last the best part of a day.
Finding a watch that can use GPS for hours at a time while also tracking running, swimming, and cycling data without running out of battery is often a challenge.
You need a watch that specialises in triathlon, and one that is able to provide an excellent service for running, swimming, and cycling.
Many watches out there are perfect for running, but how many are also good at measuring swimming distance? Very few. Even fewer would also be able to give you cycling-related data.
In this article we have picked out ten triathlon watches that we think will be ideal for your needs.
We have chosen them for their effectiveness, durability, and we have also chosen watches that suit a range of different budgets.
This article should hopefully allow you to find the ideal triathlon watch that suits your specific needs. Let’s get started then.
Top 10 Triathlon Watches Compared
Below are ten of the best triathlon watches of 2019. We will look at the pros and cons of each and give you as much relevant information as we can, before offering a summary of each watch.
Triathlon Watch #1 Garmin Forerunner 735 XT Review
The Garmin Forerunner 735 XT came out in 2017 and took the triathlon world by storm, here was a watch that every triathlete would fight for. Today, the 735 XT is slightly outshone by the newer version (Garmin Forerunner 945) which is also included in this list, but the 735 is certainly well worth its spot on this list. For starters it is now half the price of the Garmin Forerunner 945 while still delivering many of the benefits.
Garmin is an American company based in Kansas that was founded in 1989. Their first customer was the US Army, and they are now one of the biggest names in the GPS world. Their sporting watches consistently top review articles, and there is a reason for that. Somehow, Garmin has managed to standout in a crowded field as the best sports watch makers.
This watch has many amazing features that help it stand out from the crowd, it is a seriously impressive piece of kit! Firstly, it is a great price. While it is still (like any triathlon watch) an investment, it is much cheaper than a lot of the watches on this list.
For that price you get a really good battery life. It can last for 14 hours in GPS mode, which is longer than even the toughest of triathlons is going to need it for. It also charges fast between uses and can last for 11 days if just being used as a normal watch.
As you would expect from a Garmin product, the GPS is very reliable with accurate route tracking and fast GPS acquisition. GPS rarely loses connection, and even then, it is only under heavy cover – which is true of almost all GPS devices.
But this watch isn’t just an effective GPS device, it offers so much more. This watch is a great activity tracker which can be used for day-to-day use. Counting steps, working out calories burned, and measuring your heart rate.
It also works as a multi-sports watch; this is essential for the triathlon. Let’s say that you started your triathlon with the swim, you could set your watch to swim mode. Once the swim ended you could tap a button and the watch would swap to cycle mode (just as you are during the race). Your swim data would be saved but the watch would now track cycling activity. Once your cycle finishes, you’d press the same button and the watch would start tracking your running data.
You can also set your phone and watch up so that you receive notifications on your watch when you receive a text message or call. This isn’t actually as helpful as you’d think though as there is no way to respond unless you have wireless headphones – which are not a great idea while in the middle of a triathlon but may be good while you are on the go.
The watch also looks amazing, and has a very large, well-lit screen. This means that you should be able to clearly read it even in fading light or while on your bicycle.
The amount of benefits that this watch offers are incredible
- Excellent value for money – This watch will compete with any watch and is much cheaper than many of the top watches in this field.
- Quality Design – Comfortable to wear, looks amazing, very durable, and the screen is large and well lit.
- Top Notch Analysis – Watch can estimate Vo2 max, your lactate threshold, and can also give you an idea of how well you are performing during a race. Watch keeps amazing data from each sport and presents it clearly.
- GPS – The GPS is outstanding and should provide you with an excellent surface wherever you are racing.
- Amazing Battery Life – 14 hours in GPS mode is seriously impressive!
There aren’t many cons to purchasing this watch, but here are a few that we can think of
- No heart rate measurement during swimming – the watch does not allow you to measure your heart rate while swimming, you have to buy specific swim straps to do so.
- Waterproof setting on 5 ATM – ATM is a measure of how deep you can dive before the watch begins to become damaged. 5 ATM should be more than enough for a triathlon, but several watches on this list have double the ATM rating, which makes 5 ATM seem a little low in comparison.
- Cannot Respond to messages – There are several watches that send you notifications when your phone receives a text. But most of them allow you to reply. This watch doesn’t. A minor complaint, but what is the point in getting notifications for messages that you can’t respond to?
The Garmin Forerunner 735 XT is a superb timepiece that is ideal for any triathlete. It is well priced for a triathlon watch (though regular sports watch owners may be in for a surprise), and absolutely delivers on every aspect of what a triathlon watch needs to do. Great battery life, excellent data analysis, beautiful design, and great durability. The GPS is remarkable, and you should get everything that you need to from it.
Triathlon Watch #2 Garmin VivoActive Black Review
While many of the watches on this list are on the expensive side, this next watch is definitely more of a bargain. It’s another Garmin watch (expect a lot on this list) but this is certainly the least expensive of them. Is it as good as the Garmin Forerunner watches? No, but at around one third of the price of the Garmin Forerunner 945 you wouldn’t expect it to be.
What the Garmin VivoActive watch does offer though is a superb watch with many of the functions required to complete a triathlon race and get all the data you need. You’re not going to get the exact data that you would from a forerunner, but you can expect decent mile splits during your runs, and the watch also offers swimming and cycling modes (as well as golf and activity tracking modes).
While the Garmin VivoActive does not specifically describe itself as a triathlon watch it does track your swims as well as your cycling. For swimming, it is waterproof (though just 5 ATM) and is great for swimming in a pool. It has a Pool Swim setting which allows you to input the length of the pool which will allow the watch to estimate calories burned as well as distance travelled etc … Sadly, the watch does not measure heart rate while you swim, but like the Garmin Forerunner watches you can purchase a swim strap that allows this, but it is a separate cost.
- Excellent value for money – This is sold at a decent price for a triathlon watch
- Powerful Battery – The battery will last up to 10 hours in GPS mode, or 3 weeks when it is in normal watch mode.
- Ultra-thin design – This watch is very light, and you’ll barely notice it when it is on your wrist, this can make a big difference during a triathlon where every marginal gain is important.
- Great App Support – There are apps for swimming, running, and golf, as well as activity tracking apps
- Excellent Activity Tracker – Not only does it measure your activity passively; it also actively reminds you to move around if it feels that you’ve been inactive too long during the day.
- Aesthetics – While this is a well-designed watch, aesthetically there is some work to do. Maybe we’re being a little harsh, but it feels a bit clunky compared to other Garmin watches
- Not a Triathlon Watch – Technically, this is a sports watch rather than a specific triathlon watch. This doesn’t mean that you can’t use it for triathlons, but it doesn’t allow you to transition from swimming to cycling to running in the same way that a triathlon watch will.
- No Open Water Mode – While it is good at tracking your swimming while in the swimming pool, the watch is not designed to measure your swimming in open water. This probably won’t affect your training as most triathlete’s train in pools, but it will be an issue for competition use.
- Display is a bit dim – Not a big issue by any means, but the screen can be a little dim at certain times, making it difficult to read while cycling or swimming.
The Garmin VivoActive black is an excellent sport watch that will provide excellent support for your triathlons. It is a shame that it doesn’t track your swims in open water, and it definitely could look a little nicer. But overall this is a great watch that will improve your training, provide you with great data, and is a solid choice all round.
Triathlon Watch #3 Suunto Spartan Sport Watch Review
Suunto have an incredible range of sports watches, and there are three on this list alone. The Suunto Spartan range is their middle-priced range of watches. They are high in quality, but don’t come with the eye watering price tags of some of their top of the range models. The Suunto Spartan Sport watch is a truly excellent triathlon watch with a lot of impressive features.
Suunto is a watch company that is located in Vantaa, Finland and has been around since 1936. Suunto means “path” in Finnish. The company became famous in the 70s thanks to its popularity with divers, Jacques Cousteau being a famous follower of their range. They are now known for the high quality and amazing durability of their watches and are particularly popular with triathletes.
The first thing that you notice when you look at the Suunto Spartan sport is the lovely simplified design. The screen takes up a lot of space, and all of the data that you need is beautifully presented on it. The watch has a very accurate heart rate monitor which it can take during swims just as well as it can during a run or cycle.
The watch has a waterproof rating of 10 ATM which means that you can dive to 100m in this watch and see no ill effect. The watch also allows you to swim in swimming pools as well as open water and can give you excellent data for both. This is great news for triathletes as you can train and compete in any water and get the information that you require.
The battery is decent, and should suit any regular triathlete, with 10 hours of GPS life available. However, longer triathlons such as an Ironman may not be possible, as they average over 12 hours 30 minutes. Still, 10 hours of battery life while in GPS mode is pretty impressive, and perfect for regular triathlons.
- Very Durable – This watch can withstand pressures at 100m under water, and is built to survive any of the rigours that a triathlon can throw at you.
- Many Sports Covered – The watch can support over 80 different sports, making it perfect for cross-training, and it allows interval training for all of these sports
- Aesthetics – This may be one of the most beautiful watches within this market. That’s just our opinion but see for yourself. The presentation is superb.
- Perfect for Open Water – Being highly waterproof is fantastic, but the fact that it can also record data while you swim in open water is great news. It can also track your heart rate while you swim, without requiring you to purchase additional equipment.
- Battery Life: Look, we know that 10-hour battery life in GPS mode was posted as a benefit in the previous watch, but 1) the Garmin VivoActive was not designed specifically for triathlons so would not have considered ironman triathlons, and 2) this is a more expensive watch!
- Some software issues – Updating your workouts can sometimes take longer than you would expect them to. It can sometimes take a while to reach the workout/function that you want, which is annoying as watches already take longer to navigate than other technology.
- GPS not as good as Garmin – This is not surprising as Garmin are industry leaders, but Sunnto is a little behind here when it comes to accuracy and the effect of lots of cover on satellite.
The Suunto Spartan Sport Watch is a fantastic watch, and Garmin have a lot of competition from this company. The watch looks beautiful and delivers a great package. When it comes to water, the Sunnto Spartan Sport is the best watch we’ve reviewed thus far. Allowing you to track your heart rate while you swim is a great benefit. The software lets it down a little bit, but hopefully updates will improve this. If you are an ironman triathlete then you may find the battery a little low, but regular triathletes (or very fast ironman triathletes) will be perfectly happy with how long it lasts.
Triathlon Watch #4 Garmin Forerunner 945 Review
The Garmin Forerunner 945 is the most expensive triathlon watch on this list; it is also the best product. There are so many cool features that help this watch stand out, that we have to say that Garmin may have just created a new yardstick that all future triathlon watches will be measured against. If you have the money, then buy this watch!
There are so many cool features that this watch provides that we could spend the rest of the article just naming them. The watch has the best GPS of any watch we’ve reviewed, it has an amazing sleep analysis mode, and even has the ability to coach you on your running form. The maps system is awesome. Fully coloured maps combined with the aforementioned GPS will allow you to find great running trails near you and will also be able to show you where you are if you get lost.
- Full colour maps – This is such a cool feature, the maps look beautiful and you can edit in your own routes onto them to follow.
- Music storage for Spotify – Obviously not a good feature for race day, but with the use of wireless headphones you can now listen to your Spotify playlists during your training. Meaning you don’t need to carry your phone or an MP3 player.
- Temperature tracker (great for very hot races) – This feature may never come in handy, but if you train in very hot climates (or are competing in a desert-based triathlon) then using this to track your body temperature can be very useful, this is because it will allow you to moderate your training if you are likely to be suffering from overheating.
- Altitude measurements – Very accurate altitude measurements, which allow you to gauge how high or low you have travelled as well as distance.
- Amazing Battery life – The battery is very good, it allows 10 hours in GPS mode with music, but you can extend the battery life to 60 hours if you put it in UltraTrac™ mode.
- Measures respiration rate – Without respiration rate, calorie measurement can be nothing more than an intelligent guess. The Garmin Forerunner 945 is able to measure your respiration rate, which has many benefits but improved calorie estimation is one of them.
- You can purchase items with your watch – Provided your bank is one of the participating banks, the watch is able to purchase items in the same way that Apple pay works. This is such a cool feature, imagine finishing your run and being able to purchase a bottle of water without needing to bring your wallet with you.
- Measures running form – Yes that’s right, if your running form is bad then your watch will be able to tell you. The watch measures your cadence, stride length, and ground contact time to give you feedback on your running style.
- Very expensive – That’s about the only con we can think of, but it’s quite a big one unless you have a seriously large budget for triathlon watches. If not, then be prepared to wait a couple of years for the price to drop or consider the Garmin Forerunner 735 XT instead.
Without a doubt, the Garmin Forerunner 945 is the best triathlon watch available to buy. Sadly, it is also the most expensive. It is a big investment and you should definitely ensure that the investment makes financial sense to you. This watch will still be amazing and relevant in five years’ time, probably in ten years! A must-have for any triathlete who takes their runs seriously, but a luxury for most amateur triathletes.
Triathlon Watch #5 Coros Apex Premium Multisport Watch Review
Here is what we know about Coros the company. It was founded in 2015 and … that’s it. The company has not made any of that information easily available. This really is a shame, because knowing more about the company can help us to review products and give you a better idea of the background to these expensive timepieces.
Luckily, the Coros Apex premium multisport watch is a great triathlon watch. There is no question about that. It has an incredible battery life with 100 hours in UltraMax GPS mode, 35 hours in full GPS mode, and 30 days in regular mode. That battery life puts even the Garmin Forerunner 945 to shame!
The watch is also fully waterproof to a depth of 100m (10 ATM) which again is better than the Garmin Forerunner 945 – though we should point out that no triathlete is going to need to be 100m underwater at any part of the race! It is also well-priced, almost half the price of the Garmin Forerunner 945.
Obviously, it is not going to have as many features as the Forerunner but considering the price it really does offer many advantages to the savvy purchaser. The watch tracks elevation, activity, it works with Strava to save your data, it can notify you of text messages or missed calls, and it works in open water as well as swimming pools. It is great with cycling and has a decent map system.
- The Battery is immense – seriously, 35 hours in full GPS mode is even going to keep an ironman triathlete happy. Even a slow ironman triathlete should still have battery to spare!
- Waterproof – 10 ATM is a superb level of waterproofing for a triathlon watch, and you can be confident that even the roughest of open water swims should not affect it in the slightest.
- Price – Considering how well it competes with the top watches on this list, it is surprising how great the value for money of this watch is.
- Map system is excellent – the map and GPS system combine effectively to help you ascertain where you are, how far you’ve travelled, and where you need to travel to. Information about elevation is also available thanks to the altimeter.
- Doesn’t save data – You have to use the third-party app Strava to save your workout data as Coros does not provide its own software. This isn’t too big a deal, and once you’re set up you won’t even notice the difference.
- HR Monitor – Not always as accurate as you’d like, but then wrist measurements of heart rate are not as effective as regular heart rate monitors. This is an issue that affects all but the very best triathlon watch.
If you cannot afford (or refuse to pay for) the Garmin Forerunner 945, then the Coros Apex watch is a seriously good substitute. It will provide you with many excellent features and you’ll hardly notice what you’re missing out on. Well worth considering.
Triathlon Watch #6 Polar Vantage V Multisport Watch Review
Polar is another Finnish company that sells triathlon watches. Founded in Kempele, Finland in 1977 by Seppo Seynajakangas, Polar was created to provide the first accurate heart rate monitors. It is now world-famous for it and has branched out into similar technology such as watches. The Polar Vantage V multisport watch is a great continuation of Polar’s tradition for innovation.
While this watch is definitely on the upper end of the scale when it comes to price, there are some excellent features that make this a sensible investment for many triathletes. Firstly, the battery is very good. 40 hours of battery life while in GPS mode is insane. Secondly, the heart rate monitor is second to none, giving you the most accurate reading that you could expect from a wrist monitor.
The watch also tracks running power, gauges intensity, and uses this information to assess your current physical state and recommends the appropriate amount of recovery.
- Most Accurate HR measurement – this is probably not too surprising considering that Polar is the number one company for heart rate monitors. But this watch really stands out from the crowd here.
- Fantastic Battery – The battery will last for 40 hours while in GPS mode, this is seriously impressive and should suit ironman triathlons perfectly.
- Tracks running power – Watch is able to track how much power you are putting into your running which means that you will have really specific data regarding your intensity.
- Surprisingly expensive – Not that the watch isn’t worth paying for, but compared to others on this list we’re surprised that it isn’t a little cheaper
- Low Waterproof Threshold – 3 ATM should be good enough for open water swimming, but this is by far the lowest waterproof setting of any of the watches on this list.
- Difficult to read screen in poor light – For some reason this watch does not have a very efficient backlight, making it hard to read during poor visibility.
The Polar Vantage V multisport watch is a very good, high-quality triathlon watch. Sadly, the high price point is a big issue, and the low waterproof rating is also a shame. If you are more interested in getting your recovery right, then this may well be the watch for you.
Triathlon Watch #7 Suunto Spartan Ultra HR Reviewed
Another Suunto watch, this time we’re looking at the Suunto Spartan Ultra HR. The watch comes in two models, one has a heart rate monitor, one does not. The model with a heart rate monitor costs significantly more than the one without so we’ll focus on the non-heart rate monitor model.
The first thing that stands out when you look at the Suunto Spartan Ultra HR is the fact that it has a seriously good battery. It can last for 26 hours while still accessing GPS. Okay, this may not be as long as the Polar Vantage V Multisport watch which has 40 hours, but 26 hours should be more than enough for most triathletes!
It is fully waterproof up to a distance of 100m underwater (10 ATM) meaning it is durable enough to survive any swim you’ll encounter. It also has a great map feature, can give you up to date weather warnings, and provides 80 sport modes that you can track.
The main downside is clearly the price and in this case the lack of a heart rate monitor. This is one amazing watch and will really suit ironman triathlons.
- Decent Battery Life – 26 hours of battery while being able to access GPS is really good
- Very Durable in Water – 10 ATM is one of the best rating you could hope for in a triathlon watch
- Many sports modes – 80 sports modes that you can follow is more choice than you could ever need!
- Very Expensive – If you want the heart rate monitor included then this will be the most expensive watch on this list. Without the heart rate monitor it is still expensive, but nowhere near as much
- No Heart Rate Monitor – This is such a vital part of triathlon training that it seems crazy to buy a watch without one.
The Suunto Spartan Ultra HR is one seriously good watch, and perfect for the longer duration races such as Ironman triathlons. It is very durable and has decent software. The high price for a watch with heart rate monitor included is a shame as this is a pretty standard feature in triathlon watches.
Triathlon Watch #8 Suunto 5 Multisport GPS Watch Reviewed
What’s great about the Suunto 5 multisport watch is how many amazing features have been packed into a watch that is very competitively priced. Obviously, it is not going to compete with the top of the range Garmin Forerunner 945, but then again, it’s basically half the price. Yet it still delivers one of the best swimming experiences with open water GPS, stroke count, stroke efficiency, and pool workouts as well.
It also has a battery that can last for 40 hours while the GPS is turned on, this is seriously impressive and puts similar watches to shame. This watch ticks a lot of boxes for triathletes, with excellent running, cycling, and swimming functions and a great battery. There may be a few less bells and whistles than other models, but if you aren’t looking to break the bank to purchase a watch this could definitely be the right choice for you.
- Amazing Battery Life – 40 hours with GPS enabled? Perfect!
- Superior Swim Tracking – This watch records so many different things during a swim, it also has open water as well as pool related features.
- Great Price – Considering that this watch is so good for triathlons, it is amazing that it doesn’t cost about $100 more.
- Waterproofing issues – Unlike the majority of watches on this list, the Suunto 5 is only rated 5 ATM which is quite low. This may affect durability while in water.
- Dim Light – The watch suffers from poor visibility due to a dim backlight, as most triathlons and training is performed during the day this shouldn’t be too big an issue
- Software issues – Sometimes the watch crashes during updates etc …
An excellent triathlon watch at a very reasonable price, we were particularly impressed by the swimming features and the battery life. For this price point you wouldn’t expect to find much better. The low waterproof rating is a mild concern, but in all honesty no triathlon is going to require you to dive to the depths at which this watch will fail so it shouldn’t be an issue.
Triathlon Watch #9 Garmin Fenix 5 Sapphire
Yes, that’s right, ANOTHER Garmin watch, this time the Garmin Fenix 5 Sapphire. This watch is definitely at the upper end of the price range and is just a bit cheaper than the Garmin Forerunner 945. It should therefore be judged as such. This watch more than meets these standards.
The battery life is excellent, with 24 hours of battery life in GPS mode and 60 hours of battery in UltraTrac. The screen is large and well lit, making it an easy task to read while out and about. The attention to detail when analysing your stats is remarkable. For example, it can measure your lactate threshold, cadence, and stride length while you run.
There are similar stats available for open water and pool swimming, for example you can measure your stroke number during a swim, your swim style (breaststroke, butterfly etc), and lap efficiency. The watch is 10 ATM waterproof so can handle depths of up to 100m.
- Excellent swimming analysis – This watch is really good in the water and keeps a lot of data regarding your swim which is excellent.
- Battery life – 24 hours of battery life when in GPS mode is superb, UltraTrac also allows GPS access and will last for 60 hours, meaning that even the most extreme triathlon should be survived by your watch.
- Running analysis is thorough – While swimming analysis is excellent, the running analysis is a step above.
- Expensive – This watch represents a huge investment, and you have to pay even more if you want all of the features. For the most dedicated (and richest) triathletes only.
The summary for this watch would be; superb but highly priced. We’re not sure if this watch represents the best use of your funds. You could get very similar results for about $100 cheaper if you pursued a Suunto watch, alternatively you could go all in and spend an extra $100 to get the best watch on this list (Garmin Forerunner 945).
Triathlon Watch #10 Timex Ironman Classic 100 Watch
How could we have a list of the ten best triathlon watches without including at least one Timex Ironman Classic watch? This is the brand who started it all. Timex is the oldest watch manufacturer on this list, it was founded in 1854 in Middlebury, Connecticut, USA by Thomas Olsen. The name Timex is actually a combination of Time magazine and Kleenex tissues (two brands that Olsen respected). We’re not sure how useful that fact is, but it never fails to raise a smile.
The Timex Ironman Classic 100 watch is by far the lowest price on this list, it represents a seriously good deal and anyone who has a more modest budget will finally have a watch that they can afford without having to re-mortgage the house!
Compared to the other watches, this model is very basic. However, it is one of the most waterproof on this list (10 ATM) and has a battery that should last ten years. Timex watches are famous for their durability. It has a large watch face which makes it easy to read, and even has a 100-hour stopwatch, as well as a 99-lap counter.
- Durable – Timex watches should survive anything that a triathlon can throw at them, and then some!
- Bargain – This watch is by far the cheapest on the list, and that does not mean a huge drop in quality. It is still a great watch but won’t break the bank.
- Waterproof – Safe at depths of up to 100m, this watch should survive any pool or open water swimming.
- Basic – Don’t expect GPS, multisport features, running analysis, maps, or wifi with this watch. It is just a standard watch that is great for keeping track of your race time.
If you are looking for a timepiece that will survive water, cycling, and running, while keeping accurate time and not being damaged by water, then this Timex Ironman Classic 100 watch is a great choice. A perfect starter watch for budding triathletes who don’t want to invest a tonne of money while they start out. A classic that all triathletes should have some memory of.