Mike Trees, Managing Director of TCL Sports (the UK distributor for 2XU, Newton Running and GU Energy) believes that if you want to perform at your best you have to use every aspect of modern technology at your disposal, to give you that edge over the competition. His own desire to find the most technologically advanced products to help his own performance has aided us all, as he has then bought 2XU, Newton Running and GU Energy to market in the UK. As you can see, Mike certainly practices what he preaches…
Saturday was the 50th Anniversary of the British Milers Club (BMC). To celebrate they held a Grand Prix event on the iconic Iffley Road Track in Oxford. It was this very track that Roger Bannister ran the first sub 4minute mile.
At the age of 50, Mike was so happy to finally get a British record, for the mile, an event that he started running over 40 years ago, and to do it on the BMC 50th anniversary, in Oxford made it all the more special.
For the record, at the start of the year, the British (M50) record stood at 4:46.51 (John Telford 2009), It was smashed by Guy Bracken on 19th June he who ran 4:37.2 On Saturday Mike managed to take a further 5 seconds off it
Mike’s next stop…… the World Masters Games 1,500m in Turin Italy in August.