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
212 reviews
Lucy Dawson
Friday, May 18th, 2018 at 1:38pm

First visit and first ever gait analysis today. Tried on a dozen pairs of shoes and came out with new brooks adrenaline gts. Very patient, helpful and knowledgeable staff. Thanks so much we’ll see you again in six months!

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Jane Travis
Thursday, May 17th, 2018 at 9:56pm

Just tried a new shock absorber sports bra from the Derby Runner team who found it for me after months of trying a size to fit my shape (I’m broad but not “big” so a large doesn’t work - ladies will understand this part of...

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Mairi Fletcher Smith
Thursday, May 17th, 2018 at 9:24am

It was my first time visiting The Derby Runner yesterday and to say I am impressed is an understatement. I’ve been suffering with pain in my right foot and ankle for some time now but foolishly didn’t really believe it could be connected to my...

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Claire Butler
Monday, May 14th, 2018 at 12:59pm

The service, knowledge & expertise was exemplary. I can’t wait to run in my new trainers tomorrow!

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Anthony England
Saturday, May 12th, 2018 at 9:05pm

Only just getting into running and the staff were brilliant. Took time getting me the right shoe and gave me lots of options. So patient (I am fussy) and knowledgable about what I needed. Bought a pair of ASICS and made such a big difference...

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Jo Wainwright
Saturday, May 12th, 2018 at 5:22pm

Exceptional customer experience today... noone has ever spoken to me about my (chronically painful) arthritic knee(s) in such a helpful, insightful and compassionate way before.

I’m now so excited about running tomorrow!

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Natasha Holbrook
Thursday, May 10th, 2018 at 12:48pm

Having heard about The Derby runner shop from zestfit I popped along to get some advice on shin splints that I have been experiencing whilst out "training." Rob spent a long period of time listening to my symptoms and looking at the trainers I have...

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Shona Baldwin
Saturday, April 14th, 2018 at 2:13pm

Incredibly helpful, knowledgeable and great service

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Mae Stenson
Saturday, April 14th, 2018 at 10:18am

I purchased new trainers and the customer service was excellent .... the guy really took time to give me and my friend the correct information and guidance.

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Gary Colman
Friday, April 13th, 2018 at 7:09pm

My new ASICS bought online felt really odd and not like previous purchases of the same shoe. Went into Derby Runner, showed them my old shoes and was quickly provided a range of the same and alternatives. Tried them on the treadmill and now have...

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The Derby RunnerMonday, May 21st, 2018 at 9:02am

Join us at the Run Club tonight for the return of the infamous Twin Peaks session! 👇

6.45pm meet at the shop.

Looks like Its going to be a hot one; so make sure you bring plenty of...