2020 marks the 7th year of the hugely popular RunDerby Race Series – showcasing the best running races in and around Derby.
This year’s Race Series includes 8 running events in the Derby region from May to November (due to the Covid-19 outbreak there are now 5 events from September to November). Taking part in any number of these events automatically generates points for the runner (or volunteer) based on the finishing position in each race. No additional registration is required to take part in the Race Series.
Race Series Events
10.30am, Sunday 10th May, 2020 - CANCELLED Sinfin Running Club’s annual race is the popular Sinfin Classic 10k. The course goes around the beautiful grounds of Elvaston Castle and Country Park.
9.30am, Sunday 17th May, 2020 - POSTPONED TO SUNDAY 20TH SEPTEMBER Carsington 7+ is a 7.76 mile (12.5km) race around the stunning Carsington Reservoir. Runners complete a full clockwise circuit of the reservoir, taking in spectacular views across the water and the beautiful Derbyshire countryside. 9.15am, Sunday 7th June, 2020 - POSTPONED TO SUNDAY 29TH NOVEMBER The 2020 event will be bigger and better than ever. The exciting new route starts and finishes in Iron Gate close to Derby Cathedral and takes in Pride Park Stadium, Alvaston Park and the stunning scenery of Elvaston Castle Country Park. 5pm, Saturday 4th July, 2020 - CANCELLED Experience the inspiring atmosphere of one of the UK’s friendliest running clubs by taking part in the ‘Smalley 5 Bells’ race this coming summer. The challenging, yet enjoyable 5 mile route is inclusive for beginners, intermediate and advanced runners alike.
10am, Sunday 6th September, 2020
The scenic, flat, traffic-free road race is open to all abilities and is an excellent course for people looking for an easy flat 10k or for a PB time. Hosting regional/national championships, the event attracts some of the best British athletes.
In memory of local runner Stephen Price, the 2nd annual Pricey10k is a mixed surface route with runners taking in the roads, woodland and canal paths of the picturesque villages of Aston and Weston-on-Trent.
Carsington 7+ is a 7.76 mile (12.5km) race around the stunning Carsington Reservoir. Runners complete a full clockwise circuit of the reservoir, taking in spectacular views across the water and the beautiful Derbyshire countryside.
9.45am, Sunday 4th October, 2020
A flat, fast course with potential for PB. Starts and Finishes near Boulton Lane Community Centre, Alvaston, Derby using the canal path, pavements, roads and footpaths. Race Limit of 500 with entries opening the evening of Friday 17 July (after Tara Kinder). Save the Date! 10k too far? There’s a fun run too!
10am, Sunday 15th November, 2020
The iconic Derby Arena will again be the host venue for this year’s race, providing a brilliant start and finish. The route takes in the beautiful grounds of Elvaston Castle Country Park and the course remains flat and fast, providing the potential for a personal best.
9.15am, Sunday 7th June, 2020
The 2020 event will be bigger and better than ever. The exciting new route starts and finishes in Iron Gate close to Derby Cathedral and takes in Pride Park Stadium, Alvaston Park and the stunning scenery of Elvaston Castle Country Park.