Follow us on TwitterFacebookYouTube

Road Closures & Restrictions

Department of Infrastructure Road Closure Notice

Summary of road closures

  • A1 from Union Mills to Crosby closed to ALL traffic 08.20 to 10:30, Drivers should get on to the Glen Darragh Road before 08.20 or else miss out on this section of the course and head south to Oatlands Road / Old Castletown Road (preferred)
  • The Cleaynagh Road: 09:30 - 11:30
  • The Orrisdale Road: 10:00 - 13:30
  • The Dalby Road (Round Table crossroads to the Lhagg Road,Dalby) - 12:30 - 17:00
  • Derby Road, Peel: 12:30 - 18:30

If you don't know where these roads are use the Parish Walk app (launching in April 2021), a conventional map or just ask someone in good time before the event!

One way roads

These roads can be used for parking and assisting walkers except where no stopping zones are in place (see below)

  • The Glen Darragh Road (Marown School to Braaid crossroads) - 08:30 - 11:00
  • St Marks Road (Braaid roundabout to Clannagh Road) - 09:00 - 11:30
  • The Oatlands Road (A5 New Castletown Road to A25 Old Castletown Road) - 09:15 - 13:00
  • The Old Castletown Road (B24 Oatlands Road junction to A5 New Castletown Road at the Blackboards) - 09:15 - 13:00
  • St Marks to Ballasalla Road (Junction of B38 Orrisdale Road to its junction with the A34 Phildraw Road) - 10:00 - 13:30
  • A7 Ballasalla to Cross Four Ways road (from the junction of road leading to rear of Rushen Abbey to Cross Four Ways) - 10:00 - 13:00
  • Cross 4 Ways to Malew Church (Cross 4 Ways to Malew Church) - 10:00 - 14:00
  • A7 Cross Four Ways to the 'T' junction of Ballanorris Road in Ballabeg - 10:00 - 14:00
  • Barracks Road, Rushen (Rushen Church to Ballafesson Road) - 11:00 - 14:45
  • Old School Road, Rushen (Ballakillowey roundabout to Ballakilley Housing Estate) - 11:00 - 14:00
  • The Sloc Road (Ballakilley Housing Estate to the raod leading top Scard Farm) - 11:00 - 15:00
  • The Sloc Road (Scard Farm to the Round Table crossroads) - 11:00 - 17:00
  • The Dalby Road (Round Table crossroads to the Lhagg Road) - 12:00 - 12:30 (NB this road will be closed to all traffic at 12:30)
  • Church Street, Peel (Christian Street to Derby Road) - 13:30 - 18:30
  • Peel to Kirk Michael Road (from the Switchback junction to Glen Wyllin campsite) - 13:30 - 18:30
  • Ballaugh Church to The Cronk - 15:00 - 20:00
  • Jurby to Bride Road (Junction with B3 Bretney Road to Bride Roundabout) - 17:00 - 22:50
  • Bride to Ramsey Road (Bride Roundabout to A17 West Kimerragh Road) - 17:00 - 23:00
  • A17 West Kimerragh Road from its junction with the A10 Bride Road to its junction with the B6 outside Andreas village - 17:00 - 23:00
  • A17 from its junction with the B3 outside Andreas village to the north side of St Judes crossroads - 18:00 - 01:00
  • A17 from the south side of St Judes crossroads to the junction with the A3 at Sulby Bridge - 18:30 - 01:30
  • The Dhoon to Laxey Road (Dhoon Glen to Minorca Crossroads) - 21:00 - 07:00

No stopping zones

  • Braddan Bridge to Union Mills
  • On the A26 St Marks Road between the Braaid Roundabout and the turn off for the Cleaynagh Road
  • On the New Castletown Road from the junction of the Cleaynagh Road to the junction with the Oatlands Road
  • On the New Castletown Road from the junction of the Old Castletown Road with the junction with the Orrisdale Road
  • On the St Marks to Ballasalla Road from the junction with the Orrisdale Road to Ballasalla
  • The 'T' junction at Ballabeg to Ballagawne Road
  • On the A27 from Eariy Cushlin to the Ballacallin Hotel, Dalby
  • Glen Maye from the hairpin to Glen Maye Park
  • Kirk Michael from the Mitre public house to the filling station
  • Bride roundabout to the junction with West Kimmeragh Road
  • On Church Road, Lonan from the junction with the A2 coast road to Croit-e Quill Road
  • On the A2, Lonan with its junction with Church Road coming out of Lonan

Assistance to race walkers in the no stopping zones is forbidden. There are many feed stations provided along the early part the course.

Other driver rules

  1. Stop only where you can park SAFELY.
  2. Be aware of road junctions and dangerous bends.
  3. Do not attempt to drive alongside walkers.
  4. Be aware of safety of other walkers and road users.
  5. Do not leave litter or discard food waste. Take home all your litter or use the appropriate bins.
  6. Switch on hazard lights when parked on the road.
  7. You must wear bright or reflective clothing, especially at night. Reflective
  8. Bibs are on sale at the check in.
  9. Do  not make excessive noise in residential areas during the night.
  10. Pace making is not permitted

Traffic restrictions at Rushen

There is a traffic flow system in place at Rushen Church. Please follow the signs for “Parking” if you want to go to the Church. Otherwise follow “Through Traffic” signs to continue up to the Sloc by passing the Church (see maps below).

Traffic restrictions at Peel

There is a traffic flow system in place at Peel. Please follow the diversion signs (see map below).