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Review of Timex Marathon GPS Watch$82

Review of Timex Marathon GPS Watch

3.90 stars
Price Range
Reviewed on: March 31, 2013
Author: BoolPool.com

Pros & Cons

  • Shows current or average distance and speed
  • Easy to charge with a USB cable hooked to computer
  • Easy to use simple watch
  • Good battery life of 8 hours
  • Water resistant up to 30 meters
  • Very basic no-fuss watch
  • Low cost
  • Looses GPS connection some times
  • May take a little time to figure out the functions

Review Summary

This is the summary of consumer reviews for Timex Marathon GPS Watch. The BoolPool rating for this product is Good, with 3.90 stars, and the price range is $85-$100.

Timex Marathon GPS Watch is a basic and simple no-fuss GPS watch for walkers or runners. This is an affordable training tool for athletes who simply want speed and distance on their wrist during a workout. The built-in GPS accurately measures current or average speed and distance without excessive battery drain, providing an impressive eight hours of life in full GPS mode. This watch is easy to charge with a USB cable and can be hooked to computer. The Timex Marathon GPS watch is also equipped with an INDIGLO night-light and two time-zone settings. It is water resistant up to 30 meters.

Some reviewers reported that this watch looses GPS connection some times and even though it is simple device, it may take a little time to figure out the functions on this watch.

Overall, Timex Marathon GPS Watch is a technologically advanced yet simple GPS watch that provides up-to-the-minute feedback on run or walks statistics. It comes with the most needed basic features and has no unnecessary bells and whistles making it low cost and affordable.

User Voice

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Review Group #: 1
(3.50 stars)
18 Reviews
Has pace, distance, timer and some other basic functions Updates real time pace data by averaging the last few points
Review Group #: 2
(4.50 stars)
4 Reviews
Good battery life Easy to use Charges with a USB cable hooked to computer
Review Group #: 3
(3.50 stars)
5 Reviews
Low cost Water Proof Simple watch with needed features
Review Group #: 4
(4.50 stars)
14 Reviews
Shows time, distance and current pace Easy to charge Very basic no-fuss watch Takes a little time to figure out
Review Group #: 5
(4.50 stars)
8 Reviews
Users love this watch Makes a good gift for runners or walkers

Where to Buy

StorePromotionsPriceAdditional Details
Amazon$82.78Color: Black.
Amazon$87.99Color: Pink
eBay$95.00Price varies by color and seller.
REI$99.95Color: Black

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By Anonymous on August 11, 2014

Watch would be highly recommended if it wasn't for the low mile beep, you can barely hear it and can't enter the volume which disappoints me. The battery life is great, last ages but I keep going back to my Garmin purely because I can always hear my mile splits.

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★★★★☆ (3.90 stars)
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