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
210 reviews
Shakey Shakespeare
Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 at 3:09pm

Went to Derby Runner after an issue with a recent purchase.
Received an awesome service
, and unexpected replacement.
Many thanks.....

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Annette Appleton
Monday, July 9th, 2018 at 9:38pm

I went to Derby Runner to get a better pair of running shoes as, after running for a few months I have decided to enter a half marathon and knew I needed some good shoes and good advice. The staff at Derby Runner were very...

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Linda Shearman
Thursday, June 28th, 2018 at 4:42pm

Excellent customer service from Dave today. He was really knowledgeable, helped me understand why running was leaving me in pain. He not only gave me some tips to help my Achilles tendon heal, but showed me exercises to help prevent further injury. He gave me...

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Laura Em
Saturday, June 23rd, 2018 at 1:55pm

After a disastrous start to my running career (poorly fitting running trainers from a high street shop) I went to Derby Runner in the summer of 2016. There I was helped by Carolyn who looked at my shoes, my feet and the way I ran....

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Jaclyn Simmons
Saturday, June 2nd, 2018 at 11:55am

Great shop! The lady serving me was very helpful and new exactly what I was looking for. I will definitely be going back for my next pair

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Martin Newman
Thursday, May 31st, 2018 at 8:40pm

Great shop. I wish I'd had a gait analysis years ago. This will be my shop of choice from now on for my running gear.

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Nicholson S David
Tuesday, May 29th, 2018 at 1:42pm

Absolutely fantastic little shop. The lady dealing with me couldn’t do enough to help me. Thanks for the help.

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Steve McDonald
Friday, May 25th, 2018 at 1:29pm

For over a year on several occasions I’ve tried running but always quickly gave up because of persistent knee pain whenever I ran. I decided this year the pair of running shoes I bought at the very beginning (from a large sports chain with little...

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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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The Derby RunnerWednesday, July 18th, 2018 at 7:00pm

Here's all you need to know about Monday's 'Try On' evening with Polar and Hoka One One.

Polar will be bringing with them expert Running Coach Nick Anderson who will be talking all things running and specifically about Heart Rate Zones....

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The Derby Runner added 5 new photos.Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 at 9:02pm

Run with confidence on paths and trails with Inov-8’s new men's trail running shoe!

The PARKCLAW 275 is the perfect shoe for runners wanting to run on paths and trails, or those looking to make a transition from road running to...

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The Derby Runner added 4 new photos.Monday, July 16th, 2018 at 8:06pm

📸 Fantastic effort from everyone at tonight's Run Club session!

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The Derby Runner shared their live video.Saturday, July 14th, 2018 at 10:22am

ICYMI: Buy one pair of shoes and get 30% off a second pair!!! Today only 🙉✅

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30% off a second pair of shoes!! Watch our LIVE video for further info....!
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The Derby RunnerFriday, July 13th, 2018 at 6:00pm