2023 marks the 9th 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 in May and going 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


Sinfin 5

9.30am, Sunday 7th May 2023

NEW for 2023, replacing our previous race, the Sinfin Classic 10k, we can proudly announce our new and exciting race event, the Sinfin 5 which will be held on the 7th of May.


Available Car Carsington 7+

9.30am, Sunday 14th May 2023

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 4th June 2023

The Derbion Ramathon is the perfect event to mark in your calendar and kick off your running or fundraising journey. The biggest half marathon in Derbyshire returns in June, where you'll be backed by Derby's incredible community all the way.

Sign up: https://www.runforall.com/events/half-marathon/ramathon/


Smalley 5 Bells

5pm, Saturday 1st July 2023

The challenging, yet enjoyable 5-mile route is inclusive for beginners, intermediate and advanced runners alike.

It takes in the beautiful locations surrounding Smalley, Mapperley and Shipley Country Park. The course is a multi-terrain trail race, which includes scenic woodland, bridleways and rural paths through the picturesque countryside.



Available Car Wilne 10k

10am, Sunday 3rd September 2023

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.



Shelton Striders 10k

9.30am, Sunday 8th October 2023

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!



Available Car Derby 10 Mile

10am, Sunday 19th November 2023

The iconic Derby Arena will again be the host venue for this year’s race, providing a brilliant start and finish. The scenic route passes Alvaston Park, Elvaston Castle Country Park and along the River Derwent. The course remains very flat and fast, providing the potential for a personal best.