Kilian Jornet claims his 4th victory at the Ultra Trail Mont Blanc, breaking 20 hours and setting a new course record. Mathieu Blanchard of France earned a second podium in a row finishing in 2nd just minutes behind Jornet, under 20 hours and breaking the previous course record. Both athletes used the COROS APEX Pro to track their record-setting runs.
COROS releases a significant firmware update, including rapid eye movement tracking, rate of perceived exertion for activities, Find My Phone/Watch, and multiple performance and algorithm enhancements.
COROS signs world-renowned mountain athletes Kílian Jornet and Emelie Forsberg to its Pro Athlete Team. Kilian and Emily have collectively won multiple major championships, including UTMB, Hardrock 100, Sky Running World Series, and Ski Mountaineering World Series. They also hold countless significant mountain ascent, descent and Fastest Known Time (FKT) records.
COROS introduces and starts shipping the VERTIX 2 Carabiner. Designed to meet the needs of extreme climbers, the Carabiner has become a must-have accessory for outdoor explorers on long hikes or climbs for quick access and viewing of key metrics on their VERTIX 2.
COROS releases another major firmware update including, Adjusted Pace, Virtual Run mode, temperature sensor support, temperature calibration, along with multiple performance and algorithm enhancements.
COROS releases a major firmware update that adds Topo/Landscape map support, Walk mode, Galileo support, LIGHT key shortcut, and Camera Control to VERTIX and APEX Pro.
COROS introduces Multi-Pitch Climbing mode on VERTIX 2. This new workout mode is specifically designed for technical multi-pitch climbing activities, allowing users to record pitch counts and grades, while also tracking approach, climbing, and descends separately.
COROS successfully launches their all-new VERTIX 2 and Eliud Kipchoge PACE 2 watches to the global running and outdoor community. The VERTIX 2 is packed with groundbreaking technology including 140 hours of battery life in full GPS mode. The lim-ited edition EK PACE 2 is tastefully designed using red and green colors inspired by the national colors of Eliud’s native Kenya. This was the largest multi-product launch in COROS history.
On Saturday August 8th, Eliud Kipchoge was victorious winning the men’s marathon (2:08.38) and defended his title from the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil. EK continues to inspire the global running community and prove that #NoHumanIsLimited.
COROS signs world-renowned climber, Tommy Caldwell to its Pro Athlete roster. Tommy has been dubbed the “King of El Cap” and is a living legend in the world of rock climbing. He’s climbed all over the world and established some of the hardest rock climb-ing routes in the USA.
COROS Pro Athlete Sally McRae Since wins the Badwater 135. Sally took the women’s field in 30:48:47 - finishing two hours and 49 minutes ahead of the second place finisher.
COROS launches EvoLab sports science platform. After countless hours of research, development, and engineering, with the joint effort of our thousands of public testers, COROS EvoLab, is now available to all COROS watch users.
COROS launches the PACE 2 Speed Series. Speed Series is designed alongside the world’s best and fastest athletes. Available in three season colors; Evergreen, Track Red and Medal Gold.
COROS deployes a second successful product launch during the first month of 2021, the APEX PRO WHITE. The APEX PRO WHITE draws inspiration from the contrasting ice and rock of Mammoth Lakes, a beloved playground of COROS athletes and employees.
Always evolving, COROS kicks off the new year with an exciting firmware update that includes navigation checkpoints, hundredths of a second to laps and custom workouts in track mode. The COROS app also receives updates including weather tracking and enhanced map layers.
COROS successfully launches the Desert Sol VERTIX, a seasonal, limited edition color-way of the Flagship model. This launch symbolizes a rebirth, a rising from the ashes of 2020, which is quite possibly the most challenging year of our generation.
COROS signs World Marathon Record Holder Eliud Kipchoge to its Pro Athlete Team. In addition to the individual sponsorship of Eliud, COROS has also announced that they will become the official GPS Watch partner of the NN Running Team which includes some of the top track and road runners in the world (including Eliud Kipchoge).
COROS introduces several new water sports activities, including a unique Speedsurfing mode co-developed with the leading authority in speedsurfing - GPS-Speedsurfing.com. The list of water sports modes is: Speedsurfing, Windsurfing, Whitewater, Flatwater, Rowing and Indoor Rower.
COROS launches the PACE 2, the lightest GPS watch ever made, along with several key software features including wrist-based running power data, the first native and complete Stryd integration by any wearables company and the expansion of the COROS training platform to include full daily/weekly/monthly training plans.
COROS launches the limited edition COROS VERTIX Mojito with only 200 units made world-wide. The watch features the brand new nylon watch band, which is 50% lighter than the standard silicone band. The nylon bands are released in 4 colors and will be available for all COROS watch styles.
COROS releases strength and training modes. A complex interval building program with the ability to share with training partners and download workouts from professional athletes. In addition the strength mode includes a library of over 200 workout types along with animated instructions for performing each exercise.
COROS has more than 10 professional athletes and ambassadors toe the line at the 2020 Olympic Marathon Trials in Atlanta, GA. Newly signed Desiree Linden led the team with a 4th place finish.
COROS signs its first professional road athletes, led by 2x Olympian Des Linden, along with US Record Holder Parker Stinson, 12x All American Emma Bates, Kellyn Taylor and Reed Fischer.
COROS Pro Athlete Hilaree Nelson and Jim Morisson take their VERTIX watch in a single day push to Antarctica’s highest peak Mt Vinson. The brand’s top of the line watch is tested in some of the world’s harshest conditions.
COROS expands its Pro Athlete team to include professional climbers and mountaineers led by the legendary Steve House.
COROS VERTIX is awarded as the Best Altimeter Watch by Outdoor Gear Lab.
COROS APEX wins 2019 Runner’s World Gear of the Year.
COROS launches the Performance Optimization Device (POD) providing advanced running metrics.
COROS launches the first of its kind Track Running mode to its watch lines. A proprietary algorithm allows the user to select their lane for accuracy never before experienced by a GPS watch on a standard 400m track.
COROS APEX Pro is awarded Best In Gear by BelieveInTheRun.
COROS launches APEX Pro Premium Multisport GPS Watch.
Team COROS sets out to UTMB 2019 - COROS Athletes Hillary Allen of USA finishes 2nd at TDS and Maite Maora of Spain finishes 3rd in the full UTMB.
VERTIX tracks Roxanne Vogel as her climbing watch as she sets the fastest door to door Mt Everest climbing record.
COROS launches VERTIX GPS Adventure Watch - the brand’s most powerful watch yet with 60 hours of GPS battery life, plus the first watch in the range to include a Pulse Oximeter.
COROS APEX awarded Best in Class by Triathlete 2019 Buyer’s Guide.
COROS APEX wins 2019 Runner’s World Editors’ Choice.
COROS launches APEX 24h World Record Limited Edition to celebrate Camille Herron’s record achievement covering 163 miles in 24 hours - a record she would later eclipse.
Ultrarunner Camille Herron wears COROS APEX 46mm during her World Record breaking 24 hour run. Her watch has 32% battery remaining.
COROS launches its third generation smart cycling helmets: SafeSound Road, Urban and Mountain.
COROS launches APEX Premium Multisport GPS Watch in two sizes - 46mm and 42mm allowing for greater user customization.
Ultrarunner Dominic Grossman and Sally McRae join COROS as the brand’s first two Pro Athletes.
COROS launches its first GPS watch: PACE Multisport GPS Watch.
COROS moves its US headquarters from Virginia to Southern California.
COROS launches its second product and raises $130,974 USD from 835 backers during the Indiegogo campaign for OMNI Smart Cycling Helmets.
COROS launches its first product: LINX Smart Cycling Helmet and 1,135 backers pledge $319,765 soon after the Kickstarter campaign was launched.