Race for Life Oxford 2022: Road closures & parking restrictions in North Oxford


Race for Life Oxford 5k - expect road closures and parking restrictions in North Oxford / Things to do in and around Oxford this weekend
Race for Life Oxford will take place on 03 July 2022, and there will be road closures and parking restrictions in the North Oxford area to facilitate the holding of the event.

Race for Life Oxford will take place on 03 July 2022 (view event).

It is a flat 5k race that starts at Oxford University Parks and will take runners mainly on pathways or roads through the historic city of Oxford before returning to Oxford University Parks.

Race for Life road closures

There will be parking restrictions and road closures in place to facilitate the holding of the 5K event on 03 July 2022

From 9.00am to 11.00am
**St Cross Road, **South Parks Road, **Longwall Street and *High Street from The Plain to St Aldates.

Between 9.00am and 11.30am
Queens Lane, New College Lane and Catte Street.

Between 9.00am and 11.45am
**Parks Road suspension of 14 parking bays and will only be available for property access southbound from Banbury Road

Southbound traffic will be suspended in **Norham Gardens south of Bradmore Road (and diverted along Bradmore Road)

*except Buses and Taxis
**No Waiting restrictions will also apply/parking suspended

Due to closures, access will be restricted to Holywell Street, Jowett Walk, Manor Road, Manor Road, Mansfield Road and Savile Road.

The relevant provisions of the Oxfordshire County Council Traffic Management Order 2003 will be suspended to allow controlled two-way use from 9.00am to 11.45am for light vehicles (under 7.5t) both ways through Turl Street and access from Banbury Road into/for Keble Road, Blackhall Road and Museum Road.

Exemptions are included for emergency services and for controlled access.

Alternative routes for traffic affected by the closures in the city centre are via the Oxford Ring Road, Marston Ferry Road, and Marston Road from the north, and via Iffley Road, Donnington Bridge Road and Abingdon Road from the south and east, and vice versa.

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