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
    406 reviews
    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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    Anna Whittaker
    Thursday, June 17th, 2021 at 1:40pm

    Definitely recommend The Derby Runner! Personalised service, the gentleman who served me was really helpful and I love my new shoes! Thank you 🙂

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    Jen Lees
    Tuesday, June 15th, 2021 at 5:15pm

    Some friends and I went on Sunday to buy trainers, once again really happy with them and great customer service as always thanks to Jude Xx

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    Frankie Storer
    Thursday, June 3rd, 2021 at 4:13pm

    I paid my first visit to The Derby Runner this afternoon and I am delighted with the level of service and knowledge displayed by the lady who served me. I have found a pair of trainers that are so comfortable that they are like slippers....

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    Prudence Janedrinkwater
    Sunday, May 30th, 2021 at 6:54pm

    I went to Derby Runner this morning and the service was absolutely outstanding! I was given excellent advice and left with a pair of shoes that are totally bespoke to my needs! Thank you and I would not hesitate to recommend Derby Runner. Thank you!

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    David Harrison
    Wednesday, May 26th, 2021 at 7:08pm

    First class service from all at Derby Runner. Sourced my new trainers, excellent advice and spot on price. Thanks to Rob and the team.

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      The Derby RunnerThursday, September 23rd, 2021 at 6:16pm

      Gait analysis appointments, available in store now!

      The perfect option for those of you that need a little extra guidance when choosing the correct running footwear.

      Here at the Derby Runner we pride ourselves on our knowledge...

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      The Derby RunnerWednesday, September 22nd, 2021 at 6:14pm

      The Knog Bandicoot Outdoor Headlamp and the Bilby 400 Headlamp, available in store now!

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      The Derby RunnerTuesday, September 21st, 2021 at 6:06pm

      The new Mizuno Wave Rebellion, available in store now!

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      The Derby RunnerTuesday, September 21st, 2021 at 9:18am

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      The Derby RunnerMonday, September 20th, 2021 at 9:26am

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