Garmin Forerunner 50 Foot Pod

Garmin Forerunner 50 Foot Pod

Availability: DISCONTINUED
Product Code: 010-00679-15



Affordable non-GPS enabled sports watch with Foot Pod.


  • Suitable for running, cycling and other fitness activities
  • Monitors training time, pace, distance, lap pace, lap time, lap distance, average and best pace, and calories
  • Foot pod allows you to track running speed, distance and calories burned
  • Automatically transfers data to your PC using ANT+Sport™ wireless technology
  • Analyse data using Garmin Training Center® software and share online using Garmin Connect
  • Lap history: 100 laps or up to 7 hours of data
  • Auto Lap and Pace Alert
  • Coin cell battery (CR2032); up to 12 months
  • Optional heart rate monitor and speed/cadence sensor for use on bike

Package Includes

  • Forerunner 50 watch
  • Foot Pod
  • USB ANT stick
  • Owner's Manual

Technical Details

Physical & Performance:

Unit dimensions, WxHxD: 1.7" x 2.3" x 0.8" (4.2 x 5.8 x 2.0 cm)
Display size, WxH: .9" x 0.7" (2.4 x 1.8 cm)
Weight: 1.5 oz (42.5 g)
Battery: coin cell battery (CR2032)
Battery life: 12 months
Water resistant: yes (IPX7)
GPS-enabled: no
High-sensitivity receiver: no
RoHS version available: yes

Maps & Memory:

Basemap: no
Ability to add maps: no
Accepts data cards: no
Lap history: 100 laps or up to 7 hours of data
Waypoints/favorites/locations: 0 (sports watch is not GPS-enabled)
Routes: 0 (sports watch is not GPS-enabled)


Heart rate monitor: yes (optional)
Bike speed/cadence sensor: yes (optional)
Foot pod: yes
Automatic sync (automatically transfers data to your computer): yes
Garmin Connect™ compatible (online community where you analyze, categorize and share data): yes
Garmin Training Center® software compatible: yes
Virtual Partner® (train against a digital person): no
Courses (compete against previous workouts): no
Auto Pause® (pauses and resumes timer based on speed): no
Auto Lap® (automatically starts a new lap): yes
Auto Scroll (cycles through data pages during workout): no
Multi-sport (changes sport mode with a press of a button): no
Advanced workouts (create custom, goal-oriented workouts): no
Simple workouts (input time, distance and calorie goals): no
Pace alert (triggers alarm if you vary from preset pace): yes
Time/distance alert (triggers alarm when you reach goal): no
Interval training (set up exercise and rest intervals): yes (alarms only)
Customizable screen(s): yes
Barometric altimeter: no
Unit-to-unit transfer (shares data wirelessly with similar units): no
Power meter compatible (displays power data from compatible 3rd party ANT+Sport™-enabled power meters): no
Sport Watch: yes
Additional: Watch functions include time of day (12/24h), dual time zone, calendar (day/date), daily alarm.

Garmin Connect and Garmin Training Center are currently compatible with Windows® 2000 or later. Mac® compatibility coming 3rd Quarter, 2008.