The Oxford Half will be returning this year on Sunday 16 October 2022. We’ll be celebrating old traditions and new ways of moving with music, games and more!
On race day, there will be some changes to usual traffic routes for a limited period of time in Oxford. We’ve planned this event with every effort to minimise the disruption due to road closures, while ensuring a safe event route for the public and participants. We are working closely with Oxford City Council, Oxfordshire County Council, public transport providers and the emergency services in consideration of the route.
The 2022 race route is the same as in 2021 - the start line remains on Broad Street, with the finish line on Parks Road. Roads will close at 08:00 and re-open from 11:00 once all runners have passed by and as soon as it is safe to do so. All roads will reopen by 14:30, with the exception of Broad Street and Parks Road which will reopen at 18:00. The full list of roads to be closed can be found on the reverse of this letter.
We are very grateful for the support of the local community and hope this advance notice helps with your planning around the road closures. We appreciate your understanding
for any inconvenience you may experience due to these restrictions. If you would like to discuss further, please get in touch by emailing email@example.com
The following roads will be closed on Saturday 15th October, for the installation of the start and finish areas:
Broad Street, from 08:00 between Turl Street & Magdalen Street East
Parks Road, from 18:00 between Holywell Street & South Parks Road
Broad Street, from 18:00 entire length
The following roads will be closed from 08:00 on Sunday 16th October:
- A40 westbound off-slip (Marston Junction)
- Banbury Road (between Marston Ferry Rd & Elsfield Rd)
- Banbury Road (between St Giles & Marston Ferry Rd)
- Bardwell Road
- Belbroughton Road
- Brasenose Lane
- Catte Street
- Chadlington Road
Charlbury Road (between Belbroughton Rd & Linton Rd)
- Cherwell Drive
- Elms Drive
- Elsfield Road
- Fyfield Road
- Holywell Street
- Jowett Walk
Linton Road (between Charlbury Rd & Chadlington Rd)
Magdalen Bridge/High Street (between Longwall Street & the Plain Roundabout) •
Magdalen Street East
Marsh Lane (between Elsfield Rd & Cherwell Drive) • Marston Ferry Road
Marston Ferry Road Cycle Path
South Parks Road
St Cross Road
St Giles Southbound Carriageway
Turl Street (between Broad Street & Market Street)
NB: Restricted local access will be in operation in the areas of Norham Manor, Summertown and Marston. Specific details of this will follow in subsequent communications in September. All road closure timings and parking suspensions are subject to final confirmation in liaison with Oxfordshire County Council, Oxford City Council and all emergency services.
Please note, residents east of Banbury Road will be able to park in roads on the west side of Banbury Road for 24 hours from Saturday evening to Sunday evening.
Please see below for the road closure map: