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 of 5 stars
    406 reviews
    Uggy Lip
    Saturday, July 3rd, 2021 at 3:48pm

    today me and my son went in to buy some trainers and spikes he has just taken up running at athletic club. Thank you for your help in getting my son started and hope he grows to love running like we all do

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    Tony Brownlee
    Wednesday, June 30th, 2021 at 5:51pm

    Just wanted to say thanks very much for your help this afternoon (Lucy sorted me with some bright Sauconys). You had been highly recommended by all the runners I work with so had to come down for my first proper pair of running shoes after...

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    Anna Whittaker
    Thursday, June 17th, 2021 at 1:40pm

    Definitely recommend The Derby Runner! Personalised service, the gentleman who served me was really helpful and I love my new shoes! Thank you 🙂

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    Jen Lees
    Tuesday, June 15th, 2021 at 5:15pm

    Some friends and I went on Sunday to buy trainers, once again really happy with them and great customer service as always thanks to Jude Xx

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    Frankie Storer
    Thursday, June 3rd, 2021 at 4:13pm

    I paid my first visit to The Derby Runner this afternoon and I am delighted with the level of service and knowledge displayed by the lady who served me. I have found a pair of trainers that are so comfortable that they are like slippers....

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    Prudence Janedrinkwater
    Sunday, May 30th, 2021 at 6:54pm

    I went to Derby Runner this morning and the service was absolutely outstanding! I was given excellent advice and left with a pair of shoes that are totally bespoke to my needs! Thank you and I would not hesitate to recommend Derby Runner. Thank you!

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    David Harrison
    Wednesday, May 26th, 2021 at 7:08pm

    First class service from all at Derby Runner. Sourced my new trainers, excellent advice and spot on price. Thanks to Rob and the team.

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    Nikki Clark
    Sunday, May 23rd, 2021 at 12:44pm

    Absolutely 5* service
    And very helpful. They know there stuff

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    Toh Qiuyi
    Saturday, May 22nd, 2021 at 6:05pm

    Fantastic experience, would definitely recommend The Derby Runner for their excellent service and in-depth knowledge. The staff looked at my rather well worn pair of shoes and could tell by the wear how my foot was striking the ground. We then did a gait analysis...

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    Leanne Marie
    Thursday, May 20th, 2021 at 10:21am

    Good, kind, knowledgeable people!
    I had an appointment with Elaine today and it was really good! I left with a new pair of trainers and some positive advice to help me with my running journey.

    An all round great experience!

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      The Derby RunnerFriday, July 23rd, 2021 at 3:32pm

      We thought the video needed a post of it’s own… a Saucony Endorphin Speed 2 cake?

      No problem, @dinkydoodlecake!


      #funnyfriday #derbyrunner

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      The Derby RunnerThursday, July 22nd, 2021 at 6:10pm

      Where there’s ☀️, 🌧 is usually close behind!

      According to the Met Office we are in for a rainy weekend after the beautiful weather we have been enjoying recently.

      The Marathon Translucent Jack from the Adidas Terrex...

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      The Derby RunnerThursday, July 22nd, 2021 at 9:50am

      Wishing you a very happy birthday Elaine, from all of us at The Derby Runner.

      We hope you have a great day!


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      The Derby RunnerWednesday, July 21st, 2021 at 6:20pm

      Do you need a little help freshening up your summer running wardrobe? Look no further…

      Recognise this green OMM t-shirt styled by Jude from last weeks post?

      It’s available to buy in store now, along with a range...

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      The Derby RunnerTuesday, July 20th, 2021 at 6:47pm

      Yesterday we had the pleasure of receiving this brilliant cake made by @dinkydoodlecake!

      If you haven’t already guessed it, it’s a replica of the new Saucony Endorphin Speed 2!

      To celebrate the launch of...