Timex Gets In On Fitness Action

  • Waterproof to 50 metres
  • Log progress online
  • Eight hour battery life

Timex has released the Ironman Run Trainer, a GPS-enabled training device that is compatible with the optional foot pod and heart rate sensors.

The unit offers a face with three or four customisable line displays, allowing users to view their preferred information during workouts. The product includes real-time pace, distance and elevation data using SiRFstarIV GPS technology. It also has an eight hour battery life and offers water resistance to 50 meters. 

Like several of the brand’s products, the Run Trainer is compatible and connected.  It utilises ANT+ wireless technologyto interact with the heart rate monitor and foot pod sensors. It syncs with the user’s computer, providing the ability to customise and configure the watch from the desktop. Users can also download workout data to a free online training log powered by Training Peaks, allowing athletes to review performance, maps and graphs. 

The optional Foot Pod Sensor can clip onto shoelaces or be slipped into a recess under the insole for compatible shoes to provide pace, distance and cadence data in any environment—whether indoors or while weaving through skyscrapers.

Additional features include:

  • 15-workout memory
  • Five programmable interval timers with labels
  • Variable-intensity interval timer with alerts for pace, cadence and heart rate zones
  • Hydration and nutrition timers and alerts
  • Recovery timer with settable duration time
  • Indiglo night-light with Night-Mode or constant-on feature for use in low-light conditions
  • Hands-free split recording on distance or time
  • Old workouts overwritten; workout locking available
  • User-selectable display fields
  • Pace, distance, elapsed time, elevation, and more
  • Optional warm-up and cool down
  • Zones for pace, heart rate, or running cadence
  • Recovery timer with user-selectable duration
  • Computer device agent for all watch settings
  • Works with free ironman/training peaks­ online log
  • 50M-rated water-resistant case


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