Conrhenny Community Woodland

Begoade Road, Onchan , IM4 6AX

Conrhenny is a triangular planation just outside Onchan. Originally planted with Pine and Spruce  in 1968 plans are in place to grow more broadleaf trees. More than 5,000 trees have been planted by local primary school children in the last ten years. A great place for children to learn about nature. The woodland is used […]

Cringle Reservoir and Plantation

Road of the Grey Hill, South Barrule, Ronague, IM9 3BA

On the lower slopes of South Barrule lies the Cringle Reservoir, surrounded by a plantation made up of Spruce, Larch and Pine. The reservoir dating from roughly 1946, is stocked with rainbow trout, which can be fished, as can the river feeding it, however a licence is required. There is disabled access to an angling […]

Cronk Grainagh Park

Cronk Grianagh Skate Park, Strang Road, Union Mills

Cronk Grainagh Park overlooks the Heritage Trail as it passes into Union Mills. In 2013 Braddan Commissioners built a Skatepark and BMX track which is suitable for all ages. Each year in August a Skateboarding Festival takes place in the park.

Easter Festival of Running

April 07, 2023

The Easter Festival of Running is a three day event over Easter week-end starting on Good Friday. Although technically a race it is equally possible to take part on a non competitive basis.  A different race takes place each day in varied locations around the Island. Over 400 competitors take part and the Festival concludes […]

Granite Man

September 17, 2023 @ Cringle Reservoir

The Island’s only off road triathlon. In aid of the Children’s Centre. There is the opportunity to enter just the cycle and run element of the challenge. Swim Cringle Reservoir (400 meters), 10k ride through the plantation, followed by a final 5k run. The event is open to over 18s only.

Isle of Man Athletics Association

Affiliated to English Athletics and associated with the Commonwealth Games supporting Manx Athletes to compete. The organisation behind the Island Games. This charity is involved in  helping and supporting Manx Athletes to compete here and abroad to achieve their goals. Isle of Man Athletics coordinate the Isle of Man Cross Country League championships and arrange […]