Run, don’t walk! The Garmin Fenix 7X is over $200 off in this Black Friday deal

a photo of the Garmin Fenix 7X
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I've trained for various running events wearing the Garmin Fenix 7X, and it's my ride-or-die of a running watch. If you love running and adventure and want a watch that will provide accurate and helpful metrics on your activity performance no matter the distance or elements, then you will probably love this watch too. And the great news is, it features in the Garmin Black Friday deals.

We've kept our eyes on what Black Friday deals are going down this week, and now that the official day is here, we are seeing some of the best price drops all week. Today, the Garmin Fenix 7X is marked down to $684  from $899 at Amazon in the U.S. If you are buying in the U.K., the Garmin Fenix 7X is only £499 at Amazon, that's £280 down from £779.

I wear the Garmin Fenix 7X every day, and all I can say is this high-performing GPS watch has been through a lot with me. From navigating my way back to my accommodation in the South of France after a sweaty speed session to aiding my training and recovery for a half marathon, I can't fault it. Here's everything you need to pick up this deal.

US Deal

Garmin Fenix 7X Solar: was $899 now $684 @ Amazon

Garmin Fenix 7X Solar: was $899 now $684 @ Amazon
This rugged multisport GPS watch in the Garmin Fenix 7 is designed to endure all kinds of adventures and challenges and has been tested to U.S. military standards for thermal, shock and water resistance. Whether you train in wild weather conditions, or you're gearing up for your first Ironman or Triathlon, say hello to the Fenix 7X Solar. This 24% discount won't stick around for long!

UK Deal

Garmin Fenix 7X Solar: was £779 now £449 at Amazon

Garmin Fenix 7X Solar: was £779 now £449 at Amazon
The GPS watch of dreams for all you adventure junkie runners looking for a fantastic Garmin deal this Black Friday. The Fenix 7X Solar battery life can last up to 28 days in smartwatch mode (nine when solar charging) and up to 89 hours in GPS mode with an extra 33 hours when solar charging. Not only has this running watch passed my tests but it's also been tested against U.S. military standards. Save £330 when you purchase today!

Why buy the Garmin Fenix 7X Solar this Black Friday

Where do I begin? I'll run through a few of the features I love on this watch. The watch takes all your metrics and tailors this to helpful feedback throughout your running journey. The Fenix 7X Solar will tell me via something labeled my 'Training Readiness' when I am pushing myself and need to prioritize my sleep or exercise recovery and not in a condescending way, which I like. 

It also estimates your race pace for a distance you are hoping to run based on your running history and overall fitness level. I find this to be a good benchmark when I take on a new challenge and can gauge whether I am feeling overly ambitious.

It also has extremely handy functions like TracBack that, when selected, will navigate you back to the starting point of an activity. I am not the best with directions, so the Garmin Fenix 7X has been a real lifesaver when getting lost on a rural run in the South of France or helping my sister and I navigate our way down a Munro (a Scottish mountain with an elevation of more than 3,000 feet) after losing the route we came up.

I also have to mention the solar charging capabilities on the watch, which are an absolute game-changer, especially for those who love spending time exercising in the outdoors as the sunshine will top your watch battery up on the go. 

If you've been thinking about buying the Fenix 7X Solar, I highly recommend taking advantage of this Black Friday deal. Save over $200 while stocks last, and experience the many capabilities of this rugged running watch.

Jessica Downey
Fitness Writer

Jessica is an experienced fitness writer with a passion for running. Her love for keeping fit and fueling her body with healthy and enjoyable food quite naturally led her to write about all things fitness and health-related. If she isn’t out testing the latest fitness products such as the latest running shoe or yoga mat for reviewing then she can be found writing news and features on the best ways to build strength, active aging, female health, and anything in between. Before then she had a small stint writing in local news, has also written for Runners World UK (print and digital), and gained experience with global content marketing agency, Cedar Communications.

Born and raised in Scotland, Jessica is a massive fan of exercising and keeping active outdoors. When at home she can be found running by the sea, swimming in it, or up a mountain. This continued as she studied and trained to become a PPA-accredited magazine journalist in Wales. And since working and living in London, she splits her time between weight training in the gym, trying new fitness classes, and finding scenic running routes. Jessica enjoys documenting this on her fitness-inspired Instagram page @jessrunshere where she loves engaging with like-minded fitness junkies.

She is a big fan of healthy cooking and loves learning more about this area with expert nutritionists she has met over the years. Jessica is a big advocate for building healthy relationships with food rather than building restrictive attitudes towards it. When she isn’t eating or running she also enjoys practicing yoga in her free time as it helps her to unwind and benefits her performance in other sports.