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
    407 reviews
    John Pickering
    Saturday, October 16th, 2021 at 12:46pm

    Great service on my visit yesterday. Not seen my gait in slowmo video before. I jokingly asked if new shoes would guarantee a PB and believe it or not PB on morning parkrun by 17 secs. Might not happen every week but happy with that....

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    Lee Dawson
    Thursday, October 14th, 2021 at 1:52pm

    Once again brilliant friendly and very knowledgeable service today, this place is perfect for the new runner or the more experienced ones, trust me and try it

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    Angela Moseley
    Tuesday, October 12th, 2021 at 12:30pm

    Great service and knowledge .
    Ended up buying 2 pairs 😁
    I will be back thanks for your help 😊

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    Kerry Wathall
    Sunday, October 10th, 2021 at 6:26pm

    Came this afternoon for my 1st visit Maggie was fantastic tried quite a few different trainers until I found the perfect ones and then ended up getting some trail trainers too. Will definitely be back great service

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    Simon Baker
    Saturday, October 2nd, 2021 at 3:12pm

    Excellent knowledge, advice and service from Rob and his team. I wouldn’t shop anywhere else. 5 Star!!

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    Catherine Parkes
    Monday, August 30th, 2021 at 2:59pm

    Went into the shop today after booking a ‘long’ appointment slot to replace my ageing saucony trainers. The chap that we had our appointment with couldn’t be more helpful, and was incredibly knowledgeable, gauging my feet within minutes just by sight alone.

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    Clare Johanna
    Thursday, August 26th, 2021 at 11:35am

    Fantastic service as always. Staff take their time to find the right shoes for you, listening to what you have to say about each model and ensuring that they act on your responses. Came away with 2 fantastic pairs of trainers yesterday ready for my...

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    Lucjan Baranowski
    Thursday, August 12th, 2021 at 4:23pm

    Had an excellent experience today whilst looking for some trainers. I was assisted by Carolyn who was very knowledgeable and non judgemental as I am not a runner.

    She knew my shoe size by just looking at my feet without having...

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    Uggy Lip
    Saturday, July 3rd, 2021 at 3:48pm

    today me and my son went in to buy some trainers and spikes he has just taken up running at athletic club. Thank you for your help in getting my son started and hope he grows to love running like we all do

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    Tony Brownlee
    Wednesday, June 30th, 2021 at 5:51pm

    Just wanted to say thanks very much for your help this afternoon (Lucy sorted me with some bright Sauconys). You had been highly recommended by all the runners I work with so had to come down for my first proper pair of running shoes after...

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      The Derby Runner is at The Derby Runner.Thursday, October 21st, 2021 at 6:26pm
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      Team introductions.. 🌪

      This week, we are welcoming a new face to the shop. Some of you might have met her already, but for those of you who haven’t; this is Claire!

      Claire is a new member of...

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      The Derby Runner is at The Derby Runner.Wednesday, October 20th, 2021 at 5:21pm
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      A closer look 👀 ⬇️

      Up first, the Ronhill Women’s Tech Hyperchill Gilet, available in khaki / citrus…

      Features -
      ▪️ Thermal and soft
      ▪️ Sweat absorbent
      ▪️ Fast drying

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      The Derby Runner is at The Derby Runner.Tuesday, October 19th, 2021 at 6:10pm
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      Let’s talk about equipment! ⚡️

      Sometimes, we need a little more help and support when either on a run or when we return from a run.

      On the back wall of the shop, we have a wide selection...

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      The Derby RunnerMonday, October 18th, 2021 at 9:20am

      Yesterday, we were up bright and early to set up our stall at the Derby 10K.

      It was such a brilliant day, getting back out there amongst so many runners all coming together and enjoying themselves.


      The Derby Runner
      The Derby Runner is at The Derby Runner.Sunday, October 17th, 2021 at 5:12pm
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      Tomorrow’s RunClub is slightly different as we will be working with Brooks!

      Come along to the store to try on the Levitate 5 and Levitate 5 GTS.

      We look forward to seeing you!