ELEMNT RIVAL
RUNNING WATCH

ELEMNT RIVAL creates a seamless training and racing experience for runners. Powered by proven ELEMNT technology to provide a simple user experience to set up and customize the device to fit your lifestyle. With optical heart rate, barometric altimeter, ceramic bezel and water resistance up to 50m, ELEMNT RIVAL is your next GPS watch for running.

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Jim Walmsley - Western States 100 Champion

NEVER. LOSE. FOCUS.

ELEMNT RIVAL uses the intuitive ELEMNT OS to make the setup, customization and user experience of this GPS sport watch simple and seamless. Featuring a durable ceramic bezel, RIVAL boasts accurate GPS to track and record your runs, whether on the track, road or trails.

SIMPLE TO TRACK

With powerful and intelligent running features, ELEMNT RIVAL tracks time and workout data with minimal interaction between you and your watch, letting you concentrate on the task at hand – your training and race-day performance.

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OPTICAL HEART RATE

Check your heart rate and calorie data at a glance with ELEMNT RIVAL's built in optical heart rate. Set your zones in the ELEMNT Companion App to keep a pulse on your efforts.

PLANNED WORKOUTS

Sync your TrainingPeaks calendar or choose one of our pre-loaded Wahoo Sports Science workouts to execute on RIVAL. As you run, interval prompts and target tracking are built into your sessions to keep you on pace.

TRACK RUNNING PROFILE

Use RIVAL's tracking running feature to snap to the nearest 100m distance on any standard 400m track to ensure your workout data is as accurate as possible.

WORK REST TIMER

Build out the intervals to fit your training. Create set periods for work and rest time and get prompted notifications during your workout to stay on track.

Simple to See

With a large color display that utilizes an ambient light sensor and Perfect View Zoom™, ELEMNT RIVAL works in any light condition to keep your most vital workout data available at a glance.

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AMBIENT LIGHT SENSOR

ELEMNT RIVAL’s Ambient Light Sensor keeps your workout data in view even when conditions are less than ideal.

TARGET
YOUR FOCUS

Using Perfect View Zoom™, ELEMNT RIVAL smartwatch allows you to zoom in and out on specific workout data so you can easily see the metrics that matter most.

MIGHTY CLEAR

ELEMNT RIVAL is constructed using Gorilla Glass – a highly reliable, impact-resistant screen that ensures your watch is as tough as your training regimen.

COLORFUL OPTIONS

ELEMNT RIVAL’s 240x240 resolution delivers performance data on a 64-color LCD display that’s customizable and easy to see whether in the pool or on the run.

Simple to Use

With the most intuitive user interface, ELEMNT devices have dramatically changed the way athletes interact with their devices. ELEMNT RIVAL is optimized to give runners a focused advantage.

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THE ELEMNT EXPERIENCE

The free ELEMNT companion app has a user-friendly smartphone interface that guides you through set-up, building workout profiles, customizing workout screens, and linking your ELEMNT RIVAL to your favorite fitness apps and wireless sensors.

SMART NOTIFICATIONS

With ELEMNT RIVAL you can easily locate friends who are out training in real time. And with the ability to receive emails, text messages and phone alerts you can always stay in touch, even when you’re out of reach.

MOST CONNECTED

Whether you are riding, running, swimming or just 
working out, ELEMNT RIVAL can be linked to the most popular training apps and wireless sensors to provide 
a comprehensive training experience.

WIRELESS SYNCING

ELEMNT RIVAL offers a truly untethered experience, meaning the days of fumbling with laptop connection cables to sync workout data or update your watch’s software are over.

APP-BASED TUTORIALS

Getting to know ELEMNT RIVAL is easy using a suite of step-by-step tutorials. Easy-to-follow instructions walk you through RIVAL’s unique features ensuring you get the absolute most out of your watch.

WORKOUT EDITOR

Use Workout Editor on the ELEMNT Companion App to correct your segment timing on the Track Running or Triathlon profiles for variations between your watch and the official race results.

KICKR CONTROL

ELEMNT RIVAL lets you take your bike training indoors. 
By connecting to Wahoo KICKR Smart Trainers, you have complete control of the smart trainer trusted by Olympic 
gold medalist and three-time IRONMAN world champion, 
Jan Frodeno.

SPECS

SPECIFICATIONS
Dimensions46.5 x 46.5 x 15.3 mm
Display Size1.2 in (30.4 mm) diameter
Display TypeColor
Display Resolution240 x 240
Lens MaterialGorilla® Glass
Bezel MaterialCeramic
Case MaterialNylon Polymer
Strap MaterialSilicone
Strap Length10 in (25.4 cm)
Fits wrist circumference 140 mm - 240 mm
Weight53 g
BatteryRechargeable Lithium Ion
Battery LifeSmartwatch Mode: 14 days
GPS or HR Mode: Up to 24 hours
GPS FunctionalityBuilt-in
Supported SatellitesGPS and GLONASS
Water Rating5 ATM (water resistant up to 50 meters)
Perfect View Zoom ButtonsYes
Ambient Light SensorYes
CONNECTIVITY
Wireless ConnectivityANT+® and BLUETOOTH®
Sensor CompatibilityANT+®, BLUETOOTH®, and ANT+ FE-C
Phone CompatibilityiPhone and Android
SENSORS
AltimeterYes
CompassYes, GPS based
GyroscopeNo
AccelerometerYes
ThermometerNo
CLOCK FEATURES
Time/DateYes
GPS Time SyncVia ELEMNT Companion App
Automatic Daylight Savings TimeVia ELEMNT Companion App
TimerYes
StopwatchYes
SMART FEATURES
Companion App SetupYes
Customizable ScreenYes
Notifications Call, Text, Email, WhatsApp, Signal, Line, Telegram, and WeChat
Live TrackingVia ELEMNT Companion App
Controls Smartphone MusicYes (iOS only)
Automatic Workout UploadsYes
ACTIVITY TRACKING FEATURES
Step CounterYes
Calories Burned Yes, active calories
Floors ClimbedNo
Distance TraveledYes
Intensity MinutesNo
Workout TimeYes
Weekly Swim / Bike / Run DistanceYes
Activity ProfilesIndoor Cycling (KICKR), Outdoor Cycling, Outdoor Running, Treadmill, Track Running, Lap Swimming (Pool), Open Water Swimming, Strength, Yoga
WORKOUT ANALYSIS FEATURES
HR ZonesYes
HR CaloriesYes
Bluetooth and ANT+ Broadcast MetricsHeart rate, running pace, and running cadence
GPS Speed & DistanceYes
Customizable Data PagesYes
Customizable Activity ProfilesYes
Auto PauseYes
Auto LapYes
Manual LapYes
Audio PromptsYes
Finish TimeYes
Auto Multisport ActivitiesYes
Manual Multisport ActivitiesYes
Button LockYes
Activity History on WatchYes
INTEGRATIONS
Activity AppsStrava, TrainingPeaks
Indoor TrainersWahoo Smart Trainers and ANT+ FE-C equipped trainers

ELEMNT RIVAL RESOURCES

Check out these resources to learn how to get the most out of your ELEMNT RIVAL and training experience!

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