Sports Watches: The Group Test

Sports Watches: The Group Test

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  • With the summer fast approaching and the London marathon getting us in the mood, it's time to don those shoes and hit the graveled track. Baring that in mind these GPS enabled watches can track your route, pace and vital statistics and are easy to check whilst running. The best of them are also stacked with online features, allowing you to track your progress and compare with fellow runners around the world.

    Best: Triathletes
    Timex Iron Man Global Trainer
    £258
    Love: Multi-sport features
    Hate: Complex setup. Poor GPS. Bulky. Buttons tricky to use while running
    Timex Iron Man Global Trainer review I Read full review I Link: Timex

    Best: Tight budgets
    Adidas Adistar GT
    £54
    Love: Bright screen. Basic but effective features
    Hate: Complicated setup, awkward controls. No GPS or online functions
    Adidas Adistar GT review I Link: Adidas

    Best: Overall
    Garmin Forerunner 410
    £290
    Love: Lots of info, well presented. Good GPS
    Hate: A tad bulky
    Garmin Forerunner 410 review I Link: Garmin

    Best: Heart-rate info
    Polar RS300X G1
    £100
    Love: Extensive built-in training features. Built-in heart-rate monitor
    Hate: Poor GPS adaptor. Costly USB adaptor
    Polar RS300X G1 review I Link: Polar

    Best: Ease of use
    Nike+ TomTom Sportwatch GPS
    £180
    Love: Easy setup
    Hate: Poor GPS signal
    Nike+ TomTom Sportwatch GPS review I Read full review I Link: Nike

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