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
297 reviews
Hannah Wookey
Wednesday, March 25th, 2020 at 10:47am

Fantastic customer service! With everything that has been going on in the world, I ordered a pair of trainers before we went into lockdown, and they pulled out the stops to ensure I received my order as soon as it reached their store and delivered...

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Ben Crane
Tuesday, March 24th, 2020 at 6:15am

Great knowledge, top quality stock.

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Karen Nicholson
Wednesday, March 18th, 2020 at 4:29pm

been today . Carolyn was brilliant. so patient and knowledgeable. could not recommend highly enough !

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Robert Chan
Saturday, March 7th, 2020 at 8:25pm

Just got back from a 10K run in my new Daichi running shoes from the Derby Runner and they seem to suit me really well! Big thank you Aidan for his top quality advice and excellent customer service!!

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Kelly Booth
Saturday, February 15th, 2020 at 8:28am

thank you to the lady who help me get the right running shoe yesterday . my 1st time at derby runner and wont be the last . went for a run in them last night and the difference is amazing . thank you for your...

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Robin Farina
Sunday, January 26th, 2020 at 3:10pm

Thanks for helping choose another super comfy pair of running shoes yesterday. I went for a steady 9 Miles and they felt great. Bella was very helpful and made certain I had lots of options to choose from 👍

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Wendy Fearn Bell
Sunday, January 26th, 2020 at 10:05am

Very helpful and knowledgable staff, took their time to get me the right pair. Felt like Harry Potter choosing his wand!!!!!

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Julie Stevens
Monday, January 6th, 2020 at 4:17pm

Very helpful and friendly staff, they certainly do a good job

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Wayne Adams
Saturday, December 21st, 2019 at 2:20pm

Great shop, great knowledge, great advice.
Thanks Rob

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Carl Pattison
Friday, December 20th, 2019 at 7:49pm

Had a few trainers from these guys. Good price, service and knowledge. 👍

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The Derby RunnerTuesday, March 31st, 2020 at 12:45pm

In response to numerous enquires over the past few days, we wanted to confirm that YES! WE CAN TAKE ORDERS AND GET THEM DELIVERED! What’s more, when doing so, there’s no warehouse staff involved, being pressured into going to work to handle your order -...

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The Derby RunnerSunday, March 29th, 2020 at 11:05am

Not Derby 10K Day.

Today would normally have been a celebration of the Derby Running community. An occasion when runners from all over the region come together and take-over the streets for a couple of hours.


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The Derby RunnerSaturday, March 28th, 2020 at 2:06pm

On what traditionally is one of our most hectic weekends of the year (Derby 10K should’ve been tomorrow); we find ourselves in the bizarre situation of day 5 of lockdown.

Just a couple of reminders:

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The Derby RunnerSaturday, March 28th, 2020 at 7:58am

You can still be out enjoying your weekend run. This is a great time to discover some new, quieter routes, just keep it local 🙌