Welcome to The Derby Runner

The Specialist Running Shop By Runners, For Runners.

Are you frustrated by high street ‘sports’ stores offering poor advice and unsuitable products? The Derby Runner is a specialist running store, catering for all levels of running, ranging from jogging for fitness to serious marathon running and from track and field athletics to fell running.

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4.9 ★
4.9 of 5 stars
177 reviews
Wendy Nuttall
Wendy Nuttall★★★★★Tuesday, June 20th, 2017 at 8:29pm

Amazingly helpful and kind in sorting out the walking trainers last week, new ones are terrific, thanks again, I was worried to come back, thought you would think me mad but new shoes are just great, thanks again

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Heather Rai
Heather Rai★★★★★Tuesday, June 6th, 2017 at 7:28pm

Fantastic service. Derby Runner was recommended to me by a sports physio to check my trainers. They checked them and I was told they were fine (even though they were bought elsewhere) and then I was given lots of useful advice. I came out so...

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Harvey Greensmith
Harvey Greensmith★★★★★Saturday, June 3rd, 2017 at 4:19pm

This is a proper running shop. Using good old fashioned customer service, supplied by intelligent/trained/helpful staff.

They will observe you walking/running and then recommend a selection of items that best suit your style. They afford you as much time as you wish,...

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Pete Shuttleworth
Pete Shuttleworth★★★★★Thursday, May 25th, 2017 at 12:21pm

Brilliant staff, very helpful and very knowledgeable with their advice on which trainers are suited to you. Good range of trainers and other products.
Would highly recommend.

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Nicola 'Hoskins' Toone
Nicola 'Hoskins' Toone★★★★★Saturday, May 13th, 2017 at 4:42pm

I've just visited the Derby Runner for the first time. What a helpful, friendly and knowledgeable team you have. I felt like nothing was too much trouble and eventually got the perfect fitting pair of trainers.
Highly recommended. I will be telling everyone...

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Elizabeth Bamford
Elizabeth Bamford★★★★★Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017 at 9:45pm

Great shop! Very helpful, spent a lot of time making sure I left the shop with the right trainers. Thank you for your help last week with my new brook's!

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Scott Ottaway
Scott Ottaway★★★★★Saturday, April 29th, 2017 at 4:51pm

Thanks so much in the help in choosing my new Brooks,very knowledgeable and great choice with no pressure to buy. I will tell everybody and be back soon I guarantee it.

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Grace Louise Tidmarsh
Grace Louise Tidmarsh★★★★★Wednesday, April 12th, 2017 at 9:18pm

Fantastic service when I came in a couple of weeks ago and absolutely loving my new running trainers they fit great and are very comfortable and give me the extra support I needed.

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Lori Marshall
Lori Marshall★★★★★Friday, April 7th, 2017 at 12:32pm

Every time we go to Derby Runner we come away with a lot of great hints and tips to improve our running style and become stronger runners. You certainly wouldn't get this in any other shop, they provide you with excellent service and have always...

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Marcin Ostrowski
Marcin Ostrowski★★★★★Tuesday, March 28th, 2017 at 11:22am

Bought my first running sheos in here and i am really happy i did it here. Other shops wanted to sell me the shoes which they have been told to sell without thinking what does customer needs. The Derby Runner fit my shoes perfect for...

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The Derby RunnerThursday, June 22nd, 2017 at 6:15pm

New colours in the Adidas Adizero Boston looking good!

Pop in store to give them a try!

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The Derby Runner at The Derby Runner.Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 at 7:11pm

The Speedgoat is back!

Redesigned for even tougher terrain, it still has everything you loved about the first version, just made better. Inspired by the Speedgoat himself, HOKA Athlete Karl Meltzer, this shoe is meant for literally any surface that’s not road...

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The Derby RunnerTuesday, June 20th, 2017 at 7:12pm

GO WEST (Midlands)

This evening our #derbyrunnerstall is back for the 2nd of Tipton Harrier's Open Meetings in conjunction with the British Milers Club.

Rob and Rich are on duty under the Derby Runner Gazebo, with...

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The Derby Runner updated their cover photo.Monday, June 19th, 2017 at 9:20pm
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The Derby RunnerMonday, June 19th, 2017 at 8:19pm

This evening we dedicate our post to Simon Davis of Ilkeston Running Club, who sadly passed away on Friday.

Simon was hugely popular and well loved within the running community.

Ilkeston Running Club are inviting all runners...