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 of 5 stars
185 reviews
Lynn Allen
Lynn Allen★★★★★Sunday, August 20th, 2017 at 12:06pm

Three generations of new balance trainers...
First run in my new pair and they feel better than ever. Am happy to say that my first pair have done me proud at over 10 years old but think they now need to go. Thanks guys...

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Joe Gooding
Joe Gooding★★★★★Friday, August 18th, 2017 at 6:51pm

Great service received today at the Derby Runner, analyzed my running and help me pick the right shoes . Thanks a lot.

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Kirsty Wiser
Kirsty Wiser★★★★★Friday, August 18th, 2017 at 2:02pm

Excellent customer service and fantastic advice as always, definitely recommend. Thank you v. much for my new trainers today!

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Caroline Frith
Caroline Frith★★★★★Saturday, July 29th, 2017 at 12:07am
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Andrew Crosby
Andrew Crosby★★★★★Thursday, July 27th, 2017 at 8:27pm

I have bought my last 6 runners and now some trail shoes. Always pleased for the advice I have been given from the very helpful staff. #grateful

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Andy Offler
Andy Offler★★★★★Wednesday, July 12th, 2017 at 3:42pm

Great service from those who know their stuff.

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Tamsin Riley
Tamsin Riley★★★★★Saturday, July 8th, 2017 at 12:12am

Incredibly helpful and friendly staff, couldn't recommend enough! 🙂

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Isabelle Maria
Isabelle Maria★★★★★Friday, July 7th, 2017 at 3:37pm

Absolutely fantastic service. I bought a pair of trainers here a couple of weeks ago - the lady that served me was knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. I was having some problems with them rubbing, took them back and saw another lovely lady who recommended different...

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Becky Barber
Becky Barber★★★★★Saturday, July 1st, 2017 at 2:43pm
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Deborah Perkins
Deborah Perkins★★★★★Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 at 8:15pm

Amazing advice and help from people that love running. Also small local business. What's not to love? �

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The Derby Runner added 4 new photos.Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017 at 6:54pm


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The Derby RunnerTuesday, August 22nd, 2017 at 6:58pm

The Achilles Tendon is often an area where people miss. Watch this weeks Training Tips to see how you can stretch this area effectively!

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The Derby RunnerTuesday, August 22nd, 2017 at 6:10pm

Bank Holiday Shoppers!

On Monday 28th August (Bank Holiday Monday) ...

WE ARE OPEN! The Derby Runner will be open as usual at a slightly different time of 10am until 4pm.

For those of...

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The Derby RunnerMonday, August 21st, 2017 at 8:00pm

The Derby Runner are pleased to announce our new partnership with the University of Derby and in particularly University of Derby Careers + Employment Service.

This partnership allows us to work closely with the University and as a result of this...

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The Derby RunnerMonday, August 21st, 2017 at 12:30pm

Not sure what to do this evening?
Come and join our Run Club!

Fun & Friendly running club for runners of all abilities.