Best GPS Watch for Spartan Race 2018

    best gps watch for spartan race

    The top waterproof and mud resistance in the market right now.

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    As runners, we only need a pair of good shoes, right?


    There are cool and useful technology things out there, as GPS watches that can track a lot of data like:
    Heart rate
    Route tracking
    Running cadence

    And back at home you can connect them to the PC, and study what happened when you were climbing that hill!

    Although we are a Spartan Race blog, these are the best watches for obstacle course races, so you can wear them whenever you want 😉

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    The Garmin Forerunner 920XT

    It's a multisport GPS watch, so if you are an active person, you can use it for a variety of sports like swimming, cycling, and what interest us, running.

    If used with the HRM-Run™ monitor, (this watch is sold with an HRM-Run heart rate monitor, but you can buy only the watch for $50 less), it helps you with your running training.

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    The Garmin Vivoactive Black

    I know, another Garmin... but this one is a cheap gps watch for mudders like you. The 920XT is expensive so I wanted to give you the possibility to spend < $100.

    Important note: this watch is certified refurbished and tested by Garmin. And it comes with a 1-year warranty, on Amazon you can add 2 more warranty years with only $ 7.24.

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    Fitbit Charge 2 Heart Rate

    A little over the $100, this watch is one of the most sold. Let's see why.

    Compared to a Garmin, the Fitbit design is so cool and elegant, something else entirely.

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    Suunto Ambit3 Peak HR

    The Ambit3 is another watch of great quality, (obviously, we try to review only the best on the market).

    Accurate altitude and weather information.

    Built-in altimeter, barometer, compass, and GPS with 100-meter water resistance. Route navigation and track back.

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    Polar M430 GPS Running Watch

    A little over $200, this watch could be a good choice for who doesn't have a great budget. As its name claims, is only for running, if you do other sports, look for another watch.

    Don't worry, it's waterproof! You can dive in your favorite mud hole.

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    These are our top choice for the best GPS watch for Spartan Race, if you think otherwise or want to name another watch, do it in the comment!

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