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
309 reviews
Gem Rock
Thursday, January 17th, 2019 at 12:31pm

Went to buy my daughter shoes & kit. Excellent service, highly recommend.

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Martin Ridgard
Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 at 3:41pm

It’s always good to visit a running shop with dedicated and knowledgeable staff. Excellent advice and it is somewhere I’d highly recommend to anyone seeking specialist running kit.

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Clair Slack
Monday, January 14th, 2019 at 7:34pm

Thank you Carolyn for the excellent service you gave me and my niece on Saturday afternoon. I have been buying my running shoes from you for years because of the excellent service I have always received. You didn't fail to deliver the same outstanding service...

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Maurice Sissons
Monday, January 14th, 2019 at 12:25pm

I went in to get some new trainers the service was excellent they took there time and worked out what was best for me. Highly recommended

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Hollie Bale
Saturday, January 12th, 2019 at 4:59pm

I came here for gait analysis and some new trainers before Christmas. I couldn't fault the staff and the service. Thanks, I will be back.

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Faye Whysall
Saturday, January 12th, 2019 at 3:46pm

Really good experience, the staff are really helpful and brilliant with advice, definitely be going there again for my next trainers.

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Aston Cassidy
Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019 at 3:43pm


After being recommended by a friend I made my first visit to the derby runner. The customer service was excellent. thorough questions were asked to ensure I purchased the right pair. I've walked away with a new pair of trainers and...

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Rose Leivers
Saturday, December 22nd, 2018 at 6:04pm

Friendly and great service 👍👍

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Dina Holland
Friday, December 21st, 2018 at 2:37pm

We were recommended this shop by my doctors... We were not disappointed at all! We came away with two pairs of top quality running shoes. I am not a runner but have been really disappointed with the last couple of trainers I have had just...

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Angela Jane
Friday, December 14th, 2018 at 10:14am

Absolutely fabulous customer service and products, thank you

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The Derby Runner shared BBC Radio Derby's post.Friday, January 18th, 2019 at 3:36pm

Another customer of ours; We’ve got to know Daniel Coleman pretty well over the past few years. An inspirational runner and a lovely bloke. Another example of how a runner’s story can positively impact others. It’s not about how fast you are, or how far...

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'Everyone needs a kick up the bum now and again'. Dan's proof that it's never too late to do something amazing 👏
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The Derby Runner added 2 new photos.Thursday, January 17th, 2019 at 6:31pm

We’ve just had Salomon’s new season running apparel dropped at the Derby Runner; with each piece of kit designed to constantly meet your sporting needs. There’s everything from the popular Bonatti Jkt to high performance shorts and agile skorts.

Available now! why...

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The Derby RunnerWednesday, January 16th, 2019 at 8:01pm

Repost from @derby_runner_women.

Today was a special day for women’s running. Actually, scratch that; today was a special day for running, full stop.

Today a 35 year old runner; Mum to a 14 month...

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The Derby Runner added 2 new photos.Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 at 6:03pm

Every Monday evening the Run Clubbers set off, running up Sandringham Drive and round to our usual running spot on Chesterton Road.

More often than not, we are cheered on and given hi-fives by Grace, Scarlett, Harriet and Holly aka ‘The...

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The Derby Runner shared inov-8 All Terrain Running's post.Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 at 10:42am

This is incredible stuff from Jasmin Paris....!