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
248 reviews
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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John Lobley
Thursday, August 30th, 2018 at 4:01pm

Big thanks to Dave who got me sorted with some new runners great service and some additional tips as well
Give them a try guys 👍

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Julie Ann
Tuesday, August 28th, 2018 at 3:21pm

Omg how amazing was the lady ... absolutely fantastic and while I was there meant two lady’s who were so kind too .... to anyone who’s starting there running journey definitely invest in correct trainers 👟 don’t hesitate just do it 🦋🌈🦋

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Alison Booth
Tuesday, August 28th, 2018 at 1:10pm

The shop is very friendly and the choice of shoes excellent. The staff are knowledgeable and helpful without rushing you to make a choice. You can listen to their advice but they try not to influence your final decision. I am very happy with my...

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Maureen Eastgate
Sunday, August 5th, 2018 at 9:35am

fab service and competitive price wise after checking online

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Pauline Thornton
Saturday, August 4th, 2018 at 3:07pm

Friendly knowledgable staff and no hard sell �

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The Derby RunnerMonday, October 22nd, 2018 at 3:05pm


Who's joining us for tonight's Run Club session? 👊

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The Derby RunnerSaturday, October 20th, 2018 at 11:36am


Today our #derbyrunnerstall is in Wolverhampton for the Midland Athletic Association's annual Cross Country Relay Championships; An event we are very proud to support once again.

The course here at Aldersley...

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The Derby Runner is with Kev Whitehead and Glenn Holland.Friday, October 19th, 2018 at 5:51pm

When the team bus drives off without you.....! 🤣 #funnyfriday

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The Derby Runner added 3 new photos.Thursday, October 18th, 2018 at 6:30pm

We are very proud to announce that we have expanded our On Running range and now sell their stylish clothing in store.

We have some really cool Jackets, Tops, Shorts and Pants! Come to the shop and take a look!

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The Derby RunnerThursday, October 18th, 2018 at 9:53am

Run round our segment in Saucony shoes and WIN!

This Saturday, we’re going to be joined by Saucony to celebrate the release of their new Guide ISO 2 and Triumph ISO 5 models.

We really want your feedback on...