David Chalfen

David Chalfen


UKA Level 4 - Performance - 3k to Marathon.

Experience and Achievements

David has been deeply involved in endurance running for over 35 years. He competed up to regional standard as a marathon runner (2.32 PB) and has been coaching for over 14 years, at all levels from international to relative newcomer, and everything in between.

Interests and Activities

From 2009 to 2014, as an England Athletics Coach Mentor he supported the development of experienced coaches in North and East London and Hertfordshire. His book “Improving Your Marathon and Half Marathon Running” (Crowood) is on the England Athletics recommended reading list for marathon
runners and coaches 
and was firmly endorsed by four-time Olympian and World Championship marathoner, Dan Robinson: "David’s dynamism and expertise come across brilliantly in this extremely well written, useful and entertaining book." David has been a UK Athletics Level 4 coach since 2009 and has work experience across the sporting landscape with UK Sport and Sport England.

Involvement with Serpentine

As a volunteer, David runs the track sessions at Parliament Hill track and provides 1-1 coaching for a group of committed runners.



Web: www.runcoach1to1.com