2022 marks the 8th edition of the hugely popular RunDerby Race Series – showcasing the best running races in and around Derby.

This year’s Race Series includes 7 running events in the Derby region starting from May 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


Carsington 7+

9.30am, Sunday 15th May, 2022

Runners complete a full 7.5 mile clockwise circuit of the reservoir, taking in spectacular views across the water and the beautiful Derbyshire countryside.




9.15am, Sunday 19th June, 2022

The 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.



Smalley 5 Bells

5pm, Saturday 2nd July, 2022

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.

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Wilne 10k

10am, Sunday 4th September, 2022

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.



9am, Sunday 11th September 2022

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.



Shelton Striders 10k

9.00am, Sunday 9th October, 2022

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.  10k too far?  There’s a fun run too!



Derby 10 Mile

10am, Sunday 20th November, 2022

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.