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
299 reviews
Kim Sayers
Wednesday, December 5th, 2018 at 6:42pm

Great local friendly service by staff who know their stuff!

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Yvonne Gorman
Sunday, November 25th, 2018 at 12:24pm

Whenever my trainers need replacing, I go to Derby Runner - I wouldn’t go anywhere else. Service, knowledge and value are spot on. Getting the right trainers for my feet makes a big difference to the enjoyment of running. Having technically correct footwear doesn’t mean...

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Carl Harrison
Thursday, November 15th, 2018 at 8:07pm

Friendly professional staff that know their stuff. Went on for my first pair of running shoes and they knew exactly what I needed. Must say these shoes are so comfy and have made a massive improvement. Thanks for you time I will always recommend and...

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Lee Carter
Thursday, November 8th, 2018 at 3:22pm

excellent personal service , with no concern for time. they take the time to ensure you get the correct shoe , and give you loads of advice at the same time

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Iain Edgar
Tuesday, October 30th, 2018 at 12:07pm

The team at The Derby Runner, led by Rob, are superb.... friendly, knowledgable and happy to spend the time with you ... they really look after their customers... please support this local business as they support all of us!

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Laura Laycock
Saturday, October 13th, 2018 at 10:13pm

I was in Nottingham for the weekend staying with family and needed some advice on trainers as they were causing me discomfort. The Derby Runnner was recommended to me so I went along on a Saturday afternoon. The service I received from one of the...

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Mandy Hassall
Friday, September 28th, 2018 at 11:08pm

A huge thank you for sorting out my trainers. So impressed with the professionalism and care shown.

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Sinead Chamberlain
Tuesday, September 25th, 2018 at 6:08pm

I visited the shops today rather apprehensive as I was going for my first pair of running shoes. I thought I’d be taking a leap in the deep end having not a clue what I needed. The chap who helped me out was fantastic analysed...

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Jason Wall
Saturday, September 15th, 2018 at 12:09pm

I have been into the shop today looking for new running shoes.

The help and advice I have been given was fantastic. After explaining the problems I'd had, the young lady was so helpful and knowledgeable, and after trying on several options...

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Janene Penny
Wednesday, September 12th, 2018 at 1:18pm

Awesome service as always at #TheDerbyRunner sorting out a trainer issue and managed to find myself a little new season purchase too as the temperatures drop! Any excuse!! 😊

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The Derby Runner was live — at The Bolsover SchoolSunday, December 9th, 2018 at 9:30am
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Start of this year’s Derby Runner Bolsover 10K.

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The Derby Runner shared Keyworth Turkey Trot's post.Sunday, December 9th, 2018 at 8:59am

Our sponsors The Derby Runner are here and available for those last minute pre-race or Christmas purchases!

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We are offering all local running clubs £50.00 worth of gift vouchers to use for your club Christmas parties, annual presentations, etc.

To take advantage of this offer, please send one club representative in...

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The Derby Runner added 4 new photos.Thursday, December 6th, 2018 at 6:10pm

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