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Road Closures & Restrictions

Click here to see the Parish Walk Notice 2024 which is summarised below.

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: 09:00 - 11:30
  • The Orrisdale Road: 09:30 - 13:30
  • Derby Road, Peel: 12:30 - 18:30

If you don't know where these roads are use the Parish Walk app (, 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
  • Stuggadhoo Road (B37) between its junction with the A26 (St Marks Road) and the A24 (Foxdale Road) in a northerly direction - 09:00 - 11:00
  • 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 - 18:00
  • 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 - 21:00
  • The B9 Ballacrye Road from The Cronk - 15:00 - 21:00
  • 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 - 00:00
  • A17 West Kimerragh Road from its junction with the A10 Bride Road to its junction with the B6 outside Andreas village - 17:00 - 00:00
  • A17 from its junction with the B3 outside Andreas village to the north side of St Judes crossroads - 18:00 - 02:00
  • A17 from the south side of St Judes crossroads to the junction with the A3 at Sulby Bridge - 18:30 - 02:30
  • A3 Lezayre Road (Ginger Hall to Ramsey) from a point 110 meters east of the D11 Narradale Road to its junction with the B16 Glen Auldyn Road - 21:00 - 04:00
  • The Dhoon to Laxey Road (Dhoon Glen to Minorca Crossroads) - 21:00 - 07:00

No Waiting Zones

  • A7 Main Road, Ballabeg, between its junction with the A28 Ballanorris Road and its junction with the B43 Ballagawne Road. June 24th between 09:00 and 14:00
  • A27 Dalby Road, Glen Maye between the existing 30mph speed limit signs at the southernmost entrance to the village and its junction with Glen Maye Park. June 24th between 12:00 and 17:00
  • A27 Glen Maye to Peel Road from a point adjacent to the Manx Utilities Pump House on the south side of Patrick Village to the property called "The Raggatt". June 24th between 12:00 and 17:00
  • A30 Patrick Road from its junction with the A27 Peel to Glen Maye Road to Vicarage Bends. June 24th between 12:00 and 17:00
  • A10 Ramsey to Bride Coast Road from the church in Bride to its junction with the West Kimmeragh Road. June 24th between 12:00 and 17:00

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
  • On the A27 from Eairy Cushlin to the Raggatt, Patrick
  • Kirk Michael from the Mitre public house to the filling station
  • 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).