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
291 reviews
Mark Taylor
Thursday, December 12th, 2019 at 4:02pm

Found this shop by accident as they were my nearest OMM stockist, and I’m really glad I did 😎
Super helpful and friendly staff who are all knowledgeable and will help you anyway they can. I also got invited to their Monday run club...

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Jason Andrew
Friday, December 6th, 2019 at 4:16pm

Many thanks Rob and Dave”the man” for sorting T and Me today! Loving my bright white spikes(in readiness for tomorrow’s mud bath) innovate leggings, Ronhill super short shorts and Ts new Innovate winter top! Great service as usual! Ps Liking the new shop layout👍🏻

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Alexe Parr
Thursday, November 28th, 2019 at 5:41pm

Amazing customer service and Carolin is just the best, the other staff are cool too 😉 I went here back in January when I suffered really bad shin splints and was recommended the correct footwear and I've not had a pain since and I've since...

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Jayne Jones
Sunday, November 17th, 2019 at 3:41pm

Very helpful staff and they really know their stuff, my new shoes are very comfortable, I love them.

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Fiona Betts
Saturday, November 9th, 2019 at 4:17pm

Desperately in need of road shoes and trail shoes, I fought the floods to get to my local running shop (well not that local, but my shop of choice!). The young lady who helped (I think it was Ella) was knowledgeable and patient, helping me...

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Michael Dallard
Friday, November 8th, 2019 at 3:59am

Bought my new brooks last week, great service very patient while I tried several others pairs and the went back to the first pair. Thanks to Rob and the rest of the team.

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Julia Seaton
Wednesday, November 6th, 2019 at 8:01pm

Wow .. what a great experience ! Was helped by a lovely knowledgable lady ...
I had previously made the mistake of ordering on line ... never again!
My new trainers are brilliant, so comfy they feel like slippers and the...

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Jane Reid
Wednesday, November 6th, 2019 at 6:18pm

Superb service by the very knowledgeable Carolyn who took on board my running issues, likes/dislikes etc and then ‘prescribed’ a short-list of running shoes for me to try. Turns out the ASICS-girl was wearing shoes that were too small, too narrow and completely knackered!! I’m...

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Mark Smith
Wednesday, November 6th, 2019 at 2:41pm

Some people say the high street is dead! Try getting online service like you receive at The Derby Runner, it ain't gonna happen. Rob and the team were awesome as always. Many thanks guys.

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Lizzie Paddock
Thursday, October 24th, 2019 at 11:06pm

The best customer service I have ever experienced anywhere. Fabulous shop - great choice with approachable and knowledgeable staff who take the time to find the exact shoe for you. I’ll definitely be back for my next pair. Thank you so much for your advice...

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The Derby Runner shared a post.Thursday, December 12th, 2019 at 4:28pm

Lovely review, thanks Mark 👍😀

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The Derby RunnerWednesday, December 11th, 2019 at 6:55pm

It's almost time 😃🎄⛄🎅

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The Derby RunnerWednesday, December 11th, 2019 at 11:30am

It's already 11th December! Not long until Christmas Day, so we'd like to keep you updated with our Christmas opening hours. We will also be open for the last three Sundays in December 👍⛄🎄

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