Runner Joseph Gray dons first ever G-Shock heart rate monitor watch


American world champion runner has become the latest G-Shock ambassador, donning the brand’s first ever heart rate monitor watch in a new campaign.

The GBDH1000-1A7 combines standard G-Shock features with added smart watch functions.

These include built-in GPS, target heart rate display, Vo2 Max sensor, and long battery life.


Joseph Gray wears the watch in the promotional video for the new watch, during which he is he training for a 10k race.

He commented: “I am elated to be the latest member of team G-SHOCK. The brand has always been a favorite of mine on and off the trail and it feels right at home for me.”

As the only African American member of the U.S. Mountain Running Team at any level, Gray boasts countless accolades and is an 18-Time USA National Champion as well as the first-ever national champion at the 30k trail distance.

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