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
    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 Brinkworth
    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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    Nikki Clark
    Sunday, May 23rd, 2021 at 12:44pm

    Absolutely 5* service
    And very helpful. They know there stuff

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    Toh Qiuyi
    Saturday, May 22nd, 2021 at 6:05pm

    Fantastic experience, would definitely recommend The Derby Runner for their excellent service and in-depth knowledge. The staff looked at my rather well worn pair of shoes and could tell by the wear how my foot was striking the ground. We then did a gait analysis...

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    Leanne Marie
    Thursday, May 20th, 2021 at 10:21am

    Good, kind, knowledgeable people!
    I had an appointment with Elaine today and it was really good! I left with a new pair of trainers and some positive advice to help me with my running journey.

    An all round great experience!

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    Lewis Tarnai-Wilson
    Wednesday, April 28th, 2021 at 7:20pm

    Went to Derby Runner today and was greeted in the usual friendly manner and excellent service.
    The covid precautions in place are fab for making you and the staff feel safe but still very welcoming and a very personal service when in for...

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    Mark Severn
    Wednesday, April 28th, 2021 at 6:18pm

    I would definitely recommend The Derby Runner for advise and just general excellent service, they explained everything in full as to the type of shoe required for my needs.
    Will definitely use this shop again.
    I would like to thank the lady who...

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      The Derby RunnerWednesday, June 23rd, 2021 at 6:24pm

      Stay hydrated!

      We have recently had a new delivery of the Ultimate Performance Runners Bottle which is perfect for those of you who are new to running, prefer shorter runs or like to hold onto your bottle.


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      The Derby RunnerTuesday, June 22nd, 2021 at 4:47pm

      You don’t always need an appointment!

      Did you know we have the capacity to serve up to four families/bubbles at once?

      At the Derby Runner, we’re lucky enough to have a fairly large shop, allowing us to serve...

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      The Derby RunnerMonday, June 21st, 2021 at 8:41am

      A little Monday motivation and an update on Lauren’s races, she completed with two seasons best and is working hard to hopefully achieve a sub 26 in future races to come.

      Well done Lauren!


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      The Derby RunnerSunday, June 20th, 2021 at 10:20am

      Happy Father’s Day everyone!

      We hope you all have a lovely Sunday regardless of your plans… and if your stuck for something to occupy your day, we are open until 4pm!


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      The Derby RunnerSaturday, June 19th, 2021 at 9:42am

      The new Saucony Endorphin Speed 2, available now!

      ⚡️ Unbelievably fast. Endless potential. ⚡️

      The Endorphin Speed 2 is a natural winner, and now it’s back and better than ever. Between its ultralight PWRRUN PB cushioning and responsive...