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Win All the Holidays – Awesome Gifts Runners Will Love

Christmas came early! Just kidding, but kind of, since it’s St. Nicholas Day, my pals at RunOregon and I wanted to give you this.

Basically, we did all the work for you and researched the most awesome, genius holiday gift ideas for runners.  Happy shopping and a very happy St. Nick’s Day!

Garmin introduces the first GPS watches with color screens

There’s a new gadget in running town, and it looks like a beauty!

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Garmin(s grmn) has been hard at work trying to balance features and design in its GPS watch line, and it looks to have finally reached a happy medium. The Forerunner 220 and 620 watches look attractive, svelte and sporty. They’re also the first GPS watches to use color displays, and the Forerunner 620 can even predict your race times. Check them out in the video below.

Let’s start with the similarities. Both watches feature a 1-inch Chroma display. The Forerunner 620 uses a touchscreen, while the 220 is controllable via physical push buttons. These new screens should make it a lot easier to quickly check your stats at a glance. Additionally, both models feature rechargeable batteries that last up to six weeks in watch mode and up to 10 hours in training mode. And each watch can sync with your phone or computer via Bluetooth, though the 620 adds in…

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