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Great Deal on Garmin Forerunner 230 – Excellent Running Watch with Smartphone Notifications

Garmin Forerunner 230
Written by Charlie

Need a good running watch? Check out this deal on the Garmin Forerunner 230! Not only is it good but it has smartphone notifications!


I cannot believe how far the GPS watch technology has come since I began running! I started with Garmin and their Forerunner 201. The thing was like the size of a small bar of soap and, yes, I wore it on my wrist. 🙂 Now, these watches look like normal watches with very decent battery life, excellent GPS tracking, and can deliver things like notifications from your smartphone (Android or Apple).

Great Deal on Garmin Forerunner 230

garmin forerunner 230

Link: Garmin Forerunner 230 – $128

There is a deal that I came across on eBay for a manufacturer refurbished Garmin Forerunner 230. I had owned the Garmin Forerunner 235 which is the same exact watch except the 235 has built-in optical heart rate sensors. If you don’t care about having 24/7 heart rate monitoring, the Garmin 230 can be a great deal, especially at this price.

It is currently available for only $128 on eBay. They have already sold a few so I would not wait. They are available in two colors – black /white and violet/white. This is a fantastic watch and a great deal at this price. You can even get smart notifications on the go, which I love with my Garmin!

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About the author


Charlie has been an avid traveler and runner for many years. He has run in marathons around the world for less than it would cost to travel to the next town - all as a result of collecting and using miles and points. Over the years, he has flown hundreds of thousands of miles and collected millions of miles and points.
Now he uses this experience and knowledge to help others through Running with Miles.

1 Comment

  • So I bought my wife the purple/white one and she opened it but didn’t really like the look. Just said it looks a bit cheaply built and I don’t totally disagree. That being said, what are your thoughts on the Samsung S2? It has GPS, right? The main thing my wife wants is a GPS tracker — she’s not a huge runner but just wants to be able to track her runs without taking her phone along for the ride. Thoughts?