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Paul PAULC
Paul PAULC
1708083965
Went to Derby Runner with daughter who has just started running . She was nervous that she wouldn’t be taken seriously, however the service she received was fantastic. Really took the time to look at her running style, give her a choice of running shoes and make sure she was able to choose a shoe that suited her. Many thanks
Kyle Forster
Kyle Forster
1707574532
Spent hours online looking for a pair of running shoes, not know what size, style, etc. Went to The Derby Runner after seeing good reviews and wasn’t disappointed, super knowledgable, helpful. Great atmosphere in there and Joseph was a great young lad who helped out with all needs. Will be a staple for me now on. Thank you!
Lee Griffiths
Lee Griffiths
1707078295
Best running shop by a country mile. The advice is absolutely spot on, the range of merchandise is great. Thoroughly recommend - also supporting local!
Cheryl
Cheryl
1706223613
Second time to here to buy my running trainers. One first have been amazing but time for a new pair. The owner Rob dealt with me again and made me feel very welcome and was interested in what I was into with my fitness. I made three bus journeys to get there as I haven’t a car right now but so pleased I made the effort to go back. Thank you very much. 😊 can’t wait to get running in them!!!
Craig B
Craig B
1706019084
Awesome service as usual. I went in with the intention to buy a certain style of running shoe. I was advised against it to prevent injury. They quite easily could have sold them to me (the more expensive ones too!), but instead suggested a wide array of shoes that would be more suited but also an improvement on my current shoes.There is no gait analysis, but the lady who served me was more than happy to record me running on the treadmill and then reviewed using their tablet followed by expert advise.I would highly recommend the Derby Runner. Free Parking and easy to get to location.
Ben Foster
Ben Foster
1705752964
Always worth the trip from Nottingham for running and trail shoes
Rory Kiernan
Rory Kiernan
1705060955
Highly, highly recommend. I popped in for the first time for a new pair of running shoes. I explained to Elaine my experience and problems and she was incredibly helpful. She offered different style shoes to try and and had excellent knowledge on how to best treat my running injuries.For new or veteran runners the team here have a wealth of knowledge and experience to help with your goals. I will definitely be back.
pat watson
pat watson
1704917107
I can’t thank Lauren enough for her knowledge, patience and friendly advice on selecting some comfortable trainers for my foot problems. She knew exactly what I needed. I was made to feel like a valued customer 🙏🏽
paul tomaney
paul tomaney
1704729136
Extremely helpful in sorting me out with what I was after. Excellent communication via e mail. Reccomend without hesitation.
Heather Davies
Heather Davies
1704292070
Excellent range of running shoes and knowledgable & friendly staff to advise. Definitely recommend.
Karen Holden
Karen Holden
1703100202
Called in today for my first ever pair of ‘real’ running shoes. I’d spoken to Carolyn earlier in the day and she was such a great help in helping me find the right pair of running shoes. She took her time with me, explained the possible reasons I’d started to get some knee pain. I told Carolyn my budget and was only shown shoes within that range. After about an hour we finally whittled it down to ‘the’ pair. I’ve just been for a Road test in them and they felt great. Plus as an added bonus, I also got the 12 Days of Christmas discount. Win, win. Thank you 😊
S H
S H
1702668540
Great choice of running shoes and good service.
Joel Swain
Joel Swain
1700936608
Called in this morning 9am sharp .My son was racing regional cross country with the RAFC .He had qualified in his BMX shoes !!Great selection so he could try various different manufacturers & sizes . WAY better than guesstimating on the internet . Great staff & friendly advice .I was well rewarded - He came home with a GOLD medal !!Thank you Derby Runner !!
Emma S
Emma S
1700413028
Such a fantastic service, every step of my gait analysis was explained and informative. A week running on my new Brooks and my leg niggles are disappearing. Would recommend to anyone.
Jodie Heath
Jodie Heath
1699530904
Amazing service, got the perfect shoes after trying plenty on. They were super helpful and friendly. Will recommend to anybody looking to get new shoes fitted!
dan crow
dan crow
1699106292
Great shop with knowledgeable staff. Has all the stuff you know you need and all the stuff you don't know you need!
Sharon Orridge
Sharon Orridge
1698339970
Excellent service and great advice thank you.
Alice
Alice
1698062997
Went into the shop today to get some new running trainers and trainers for work. I was served by Elaine and she was amazing! She was so knowledgeable but also super approachable and kind. I was kinda nervous about doing a gait analysis because I’m still fairly new into my running journey but she made me feel totally at ease and was non judgemental and gave me so much time and attention. Thank you so much Elaine!!!
Ella Benn
Ella Benn
1695796347
Popped in a few months ago just to chat with them about knee pain i’d been experiencing whilst running, they immediately realised it was down to my shoes being too small as well as far too worn down. I can’t remember her name but a lovely girl helped me with gait analysis and let me try on probably about 10 different pairs of shoes, she helped me for an hour with complete patience whilst I was deciding. I’ve now been consistently running a few times a week for a few months and have experience no discomfort at all! Thank you 🙂
A fantastic running shop on all fronts.Great selection of shoes, top notch service and affordably priced.Park right outside and an array of running goodness awaits.Thanks everyone and keep up the fine work.
Mark Aldridge
Mark Aldridge
1694452989
Great staff, super friendly and knowledgeable. Great customer experience.
Amanda
Amanda
1693747733
I've just been to buy my 1st pair of trail trainers for hiking! Excellent service, the staff are really patient & knowledge!
kim muir
kim muir
1693338369
Really patient and attentive staff. Attention to detail highly recommend
EllisRicci
EllisRicci
1692895732
Could not recommend this shop enough! I went there today I hopes of walking in and getting my first pair of running trainers. I had no clue about what I wanted but the staff analysed my run on the treadmill and provided me with some great advice on what shoes I should try on, they also provide a treadmill to test out the feel and performance of each trainer. Excellent customer service! I walked away extremely happy with my purchase as I now have a pair of trainers that feel super comfortable and responsive! Definitely recommend:)
Dawn Hunter
Dawn Hunter
1692645971
I visited Derby Runner for some help and advice after starting running again. I was running in some trainers which weren’t right for me, resulting in some nasty blisters. Rob immediately diagnosed the problem and brought me a selection of trainers to try.I didn’t initially visit Derby Runner but purchased the first trainers in a different high Street store as I thought it would be intimidating visiting a “running shop”. How wrong I was, Rob listened carefully to my problems and looked at me running on the treadmill. I left Derby Runner with new trainers which do not give me blisters and are so comfortable to run in. My running distances have more than doubled and speed is a bit faster too.All in all, do not hesitate or feel intimidated at visiting, Derby Runner, the staff are really helpful and friendly and it was a thoroughly good experience which ended up with me having great new trainers.Thanks Rob and Derby Runner.Dawn
Emily Blake
Emily Blake
1692100965
Really extensive knowledge, kind service amazing deals, great range of running shoes for any occasion. Honestly one of the best retail experiences I’ve had. The major flagship stores in London should take note! If I could give more stars I would. Such lovely staff!
Yvette Williams
Yvette Williams
1692100940
Such an amazing experience... Great service and such a good choice of shoe., listened to what I wanted and then bought out a great selection of running trainers. No hassle and stress free shopping with exceptional knowledgeThanks
Isaac Parker
Isaac Parker
1692100873
Lovely staff, incredibly attentive and knowledgeable.Came out feeling comfortable and confident in the shoes and look forward to putting the miles into them!Would highly recommend to anyone in the area 👍
Gary Murfin
Gary Murfin
1691934743
Went in recently after having a hip replacement to look for a pair of comfortable running shoes, the staff were very helpful and knowledgeable and I left with some stability trainers, highly recommended
Reece Lee Grant
Reece Lee Grant
1690741084
Brought 3 pairs of new running shoes todayThe staff couldn’t be any more helpful , knowledgable and down to earth peopleI was treated exactly the same as the week before when I just looked and didn’t buy anything
Omar B
Omar B
1690718182
I came here on the 12th January 2023 to get my first pair of proper running shoes, as my old trainers (air force ones) had begun wreaking heavy damage on my toenails.The staff were helpful, knowledgeable, relaxed, not judgemental at all. They allowed me to run on a treadmill and analysed my running gait - this service is free if you buy a pair of trainers, otherwise is £20.After that I was recommended a selection of different shoes, which I was able to try on and test out on the treadmill. All the trainers were great, and in the end I went with a pair of "Altra Torin 5 Mens Running Shoes" in Blue (picture provided)Big thank you to the two staff members who served me, Jude, and his manager, whose name I didn't catch, but who was also friendly and professional.I strongly recommend this place if you need a pair of running shoes, especially a first pair, and need some guidance, whichI certainly did.10 out of 10.
Annie Victoria
Annie Victoria
1690479575
Having signed up for my first marathon, I’ve been training for a couple of months now. After struggling with knee pain and then ankle pain, I thought I would try the Derby Runner for some assistance with picking a new pair of trainers. Carolyn was so helpful and knowledgable. She was very patient and knew straight away which trainers would be most suitable to offer me more support. She allowed me to try on several different pairs as she wanted to make sure I picked the right pair for me. She provided great advice and knows what she is talking about. She is also clearly very passionate about running and helping others with running.The shop itself has a great selection of trainers and other running equipment. It’s a great shop and I’ll definitely be recommending it to people. Thank you 😊
nithya iyer
nithya iyer
1689330029
Great shop for sports shoes for all occasions and the representatives are knowledgeable to suggest you products of your need. Quite pleased!
Melanie
Melanie
1689014089
Came into the store today after reading the excellent reviews to get my daughter and myself a pair of running trainers. After Chris and Lauren had completed an analysis on us so that we recieved the correct type of trainers for our gait etc. All I can say is the service was absoutely brilliant and very proffesional from start to finish and they are very competitively priced too. So we also ended up not only buying trainers each but brought some running wear too. Would highly recommend this store for all your running needs.
Fantastic products at a reasonable price, even better customer service who couldn't be more helpful 👏 👍
Nigel Goodwin
Nigel Goodwin
1688218041
Thank you to the lady who sold me a new pair of Brooks trainers she said I would run a lot better with them And this morning achieved my PB at Alvaston Park Run thank you for your expert advice and timenigel
Ashley Fuller
Ashley Fuller
1687814513
This is my first time using this store after a lot of recommendations. Excellent service from the team. Nice and friendly staff helped me pick the right shoes. I definitely would use them again. Thank you and can't wait to try out my new shoes 👟
Wheelsy1
Wheelsy1
1686492553
Exemplary service as usual from The Derby Runner. Ordered some trainers online and tried them in indoors at home, wasn't convinced by the fit, so brought them into the store to try out on their treadmill. Still wasn't sure, so tried on about 5 or 6 alternatives, none of which were quite right, so returned the trainers for a refund with no quibbles - money was back in my account the next day. Will definitely be back when I work out what I need.
Neil
Neil
1686157441
Having had surgery on pretty nasty ankle injury, I wanted some advice on casual footwear that might help to get back walking again. I was met by a very friendly gentleman who gave me some great advice and recommendations and an even bigger bonus of a discount off the trainers that I bought.100% recommended - fantastic service thank you!
BMC Hgt
BMC Hgt
1685890452
So friendly and not pushy and feel genuinely that they want to find for the best running shoes and to understand my requirements and feet issues. Hehe Found them with a nice display at the Derbion Ramathon after my half maratjon and we went across to their lovely shop just out of town. Tried 4 pairs before deciding. Thanks
James C
James C
1685886126
Excellent service in making sure you get exactly the right fitting footwear. Worth a visit
Richard Fisher
Richard Fisher
1685265277
Staff that know what they are talking about 🙂
Ja Pat
Ja Pat
1684788480
I needed a pair of trainers, post fractured ankle but still recovering. Lauren who served me was delightful and patient. Lauren listened to my circumstances and what I was looking for, namely a stable and supportive footwear. I was given the opportunity to try on about 8 pairs and found, with her knowledge and help, the right pair for me. Eventually, one pair stood out to provide the support I need and that fitted me perfectly.I am not a runner and never will be, but I know how such a store with the expert staff with vast experience would be able to find the best suited pair of trainers for me in my recovery and beyond.The shop is well laid out with plenty of room to negotiate with a pair of crutches. Whilst browsing I also found a bargain TriDri short with The Derby Runner logo on it. I am more than happy to wear this top and advertise the store.I would highly recommend The Derby Runner to all whether a runner or not. You simply can't go wrong there.
tony lambu
tony lambu
1682842367
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Paula Hallam
Paula Hallam
1682713071
Fantastic sports shoe shop for Derby! The lady could very quickly see what kind of running shoes I needed and gave me an good selection to try and see which was best for my odd feet! Will definitely be returning, don't buy online folks, come to the Derby Runner and get great expertise and the right shoes first time!
Glen Bunting
Glen Bunting
1681730556
I went to the shop with my Husband Glen, Carolyn gave me brilliant advice and assistance from the beginning, No rush or pressure. I would highly recommend. Thank you so much, From Sandra
Lee Bunday
Lee Bunday
1681469285
I've only just started running, so a real novice and wanted some advice. Absolutely blown away with the knowledge, time and care that I have been shown today. Attentive and full of knowledge. A fantastic shop with quality products , add in a team that cares for the customer and you've got a great place !
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