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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317 reviews
Lynda Greaves
Wednesday, July 1st, 2020 at 9:27am

Body wearing out a bit in my 60's and struggled to choose shoes to cope with wide feet, achilles problems, knee pain...!! Staff ULTRA patient as I dithered between 3 different pairs..., especially as limited people allowed in the shop and I was taking ages....

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Ash Turner
Tuesday, June 30th, 2020 at 5:21pm

Been coming in here for my running shoes since 1989, I wouldn’t go anywhere else. Had a friendly and very knowledgeable shoe fitting today with Carolyn, thanks a lot!

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Rach Crowe
Tuesday, June 30th, 2020 at 2:37pm

Brilliant service today, ending up with two pairs of new shoes because I couldn’t decide! Will definitely be back, fantastic customer service, highly recommend!

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Jenny Sadler
Monday, June 29th, 2020 at 5:31pm

Excellent service today, tried on several different running shoes and found the perfect ones! Great advice given! Wore them tonight for first time and they are prefect! Treated myself to a new T-shirt too! 🌈 Thanks again Derby Runner!

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Lesley Twigg
Sunday, June 28th, 2020 at 4:03pm

fantastic service again. very professional would recommend

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Michelle Pearce
Sunday, June 28th, 2020 at 11:18am

Brilliant service every time you go. Nothing is to much trouble for them. Thank you

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Andy Fardell
Saturday, June 27th, 2020 at 1:53pm

Superb service given with great knowledge and absolutely no pressure selling,didn't feel rushed and great covid set up....drove over 50 miles to come here and was well worth it ....well done guys 🍦🍦🍦

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Jo Jordan
Thursday, June 25th, 2020 at 4:57pm

Honestly the best shopping experience I’ve ever had. I really wanted to cancel my appointment due to feeling anxious and feeling like ‘why am I going to a specialist running shop I’m only a beginner’ and all that rubbish... within seconds Carolyn made me feel...

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Sam Chubb
Thursday, June 25th, 2020 at 12:28pm

Highly recommend, friendly and knowledgable service.
I had a gait analysis and bought new running trainers for myself. The prices were very reasonable I bought a pair of neutrals for my 6yr old daughter too!
The staff were really accommodating. Will...

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Heather WP
Thursday, June 25th, 2020 at 12:23pm

I went to Derby Runner on Monday to get my first pair of fitted running shoes. I was really impressed with their sensible approach to distancing whilst still checking the shoes were the right choice for me. I would definitely go again and the shoes...

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The Derby RunnerThursday, July 2nd, 2020 at 4:46pm

The EndorphinSHIFT combines a lofty bed of PWRRUN cushioning with finely-tuned stability features to create a truly effortless ride. The secret is in its thicker midsole, which results in a stiffer forefoot and delivers SPEEDROLL’s feeling of continuous momentum without the need for a race-day...

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The Derby RunnerThursday, June 25th, 2020 at 12:24pm

We’ve been getting some lovely reviews and recommendations recently. So a huge thanks to everyone who’s taken the time to recommend us, or write some positive feedback. Today’s recommendation from Val made us feel especially proud. It’s so important for us that our customers feel...