About Ollie Rastall

Ollie is an award winning business owner and endurance athlete with a penchant for leaving the comfort zone through exercise and adventure. Based in Hampshire, Ollie lives with his wife Anthea and their young children, Seb and Scarlett.

Caesars Camp at it’s best

With each day, we edge nearer daylight saving time. Getting to the highest point for the rising of the sun is the best possible start to the day. When I was running, this was my half way point for a morning run but now I'm cycling as a primary sport, the 'Bench' signals the end [...]

By |2019-03-18T16:03:05+00:00March 18th, 2019|MTB|0 Comments

Southern XC Round 1 Matterley Estate just outside Winchester was the location for the first in the Southern XC series. A potential quagmire was narrowly avoided thanks to a late start time of 1430, giving the course some time to dry out. Morning starters had a tough time of it apparently. Getting round [...]

By |2019-03-18T15:56:06+00:00March 18th, 2019|MTB|0 Comments

Gower love

One of my favourite parts of the British Isles is the Gower Peninsula and today only reinforced that. The last visit here was pre kids and with a house full of mates and their partners. It was one of our annual cottage trips that has sadly fallen away due to kids and work commitments etc. [...]

By |2019-02-21T17:07:23+00:00February 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Parentini Bike Wear

Parentini If you've never heard of Parentini before, they're an Italian company that have been making cycle clothing since 1976 and have supplied custom clothing for professional racing cyclists and teams over the years. I'm delighted to be working with Giampaulo and his team to help develop business within the UK cycling club [...]

By |2019-01-26T14:54:27+00:00January 18th, 2019|Cycling, MTB, Road Cycling|0 Comments

Handing over the O2e baton

Writing this in final days as the custodian of O2e, it's been fun to look back over the last two years as Chair of our wonderful charity. Being the successor to Slatts was a daunting task as his shoes were, and still are, unfillable. However, any trepidation on my part was overcome by the support and [...]

By |2018-12-24T09:52:05+00:00December 24th, 2018|Charity & Community|0 Comments

National Marathon XC Championships

Manx100 - was it meant to be? Heading up the M6 fully loaded with the Lavington brothers aboard, a text came through from the ferry company that our 11am crossing from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man, had been cancelled. Liverpool or Cannock Chase? With the race starting at 0600 the next [...]

By |2018-08-04T11:09:11+00:00August 3rd, 2018|Cycling, MTB|0 Comments