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
341 reviews
Al Ditheridge
Thursday, April 25th, 2019 at 7:19pm

Top advice and the most friendly staff. Always wanting to help get the right shoes for you. Amazing independent running shop. Go there!!! You won’t be disappointed 😀👍

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Matty Canner
Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019 at 11:42am

always top quality advice.
really friendly staff.
actually listen to you and don't attempt to sell you extras

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Lewis Cotton
Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019 at 7:39am

Another happy trip to The Derby Runner. Normally just get the upgrade of my previous pair but they always check that they still suit and will always offer alternatives to try.

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Belinda Coe
Thursday, April 18th, 2019 at 5:23pm

Excellent service. Very knowledgeable and friendly. A nice bonus to get 20% of with my Derby 10k race number 😃

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Kath Smithurst
Thursday, April 11th, 2019 at 7:43pm

Visited today fab service as always. Tried the shoes out tonight. Excellent.

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Steve Williams
Monday, April 8th, 2019 at 2:16pm

amazing staff with excellent knowledge and very friendly and helpful

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Samantha Daniels
Sunday, April 7th, 2019 at 11:52am

Fantastic service and advice on purchasing my new running trainers. Only just starting out, 3rd week of couch to 5k. Felt even better in a quality pair of trainers, thank you 😊

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Clare Hallam
Thursday, March 28th, 2019 at 11:15pm

I went on today to get help with trainers as the ones I normally wear have been discontinued. I got great advice, a fab natter and came away with awesome new trainers. What amazing customer service.

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Kim-Marie Wild
Saturday, March 23rd, 2019 at 2:37pm

First time I’ve visited The Derby Runner today. Absolutely blown away with how one of the ladies helped me. Nothing was any trouble. We must have had about 6 pairs of trainers out at one point. Brilliant offer on for Derby 10k runners too -...

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Alice Walsh
Saturday, March 16th, 2019 at 8:44pm

I walked in with PF and left with NB 860. A week and 40 miles later a miracle has occurred! The Derby Runner is the 4th running shop I’ve visited in the last 10 years and I’ve found my Mecca. I’ll be back...

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The Derby RunnerThursday, April 25th, 2019 at 6:01pm

Our shop always has and always will be run by runners, for runners.

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The Derby RunnerWednesday, April 24th, 2019 at 6:30pm

Nike Victory 3 Unisex Racing Spike 😍🔥


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New ASICS Dynaflyte colourway !!! 🤪