Sydney Marathon live stream 2023: How to watch free from anywhere

Runners cross the Harbour Bridge ahead of the Sydney Marathon live stream 2023
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At least one Sydney Marathon record stands to be shattered this weekend, with the fastest field in the history of the race gathering for its 21st edition. Gabriel Geay's PB is more than four minutes quicker than the current men's record, set by Moses Kibet last year, while Angela Tanui's best shaves nearly seven minutes off Stella Barsosio women's record, which has stood for four years.

Read on and we'll show you how to watch the Sydney Marathon from anywhere with a VPN, and very likely for FREE.

2023 Sydney Marathon live streams: TV schedule, dates

The 2023 Sydney Marathon takes place on Saturday U.S. time (Sep. 16).
► Time — 5:10 p.m. ET / 2:10 p.m. PT / 10:10 p.m. BST / 7:10 a.m. AEST (Sep. 17)
Australia — 10Play (FREE)
► U.S. — Facebook (FREE)
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► U.K. — Facebook (FREE)
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Geay comes into Sydney off the back of a silver medal display in Boston and, though Kibet is back to defend his crown, he'll be eyeing Tamirat Tola as his main competition. The Ethiopian won gold at last summer's world championships and finished third at the 2023 London Marathon.

In a similar vein, Tanui isn't the only contender looking to smash the current women's record. Nazret Weldu, Haven Hailu and Judith Jeptum Korir have all posted PBs significantly faster than the current race record.

Oh, and in case any of the big contenders needed a helping hand with their record-breaking exploits, the Sydney Marathon follows a new course this year, one which race organizers say is faster than the previous route.

Featuring world-famous landmarks such as Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House, here's how to watch a 2023 Sydney Marathon live stream online from anywhere.

FREE Sydney Marathon live streams

The 2023 Sydney Marathon is being live streamed for free on the 10Play catchup service in Australia, and on the Sydney Marathon Facebook page in the U.S., Canada, and U.K..

But what if you're based in one of those countries but aren't at home to catch that free Sydney Marathon coverage? Maybe you're on holiday and don't want to spend money on pay TV in another country, when you'd usually be able to watch the race for free at home?

Don't worry — you can watch it via a VPN instead. We'll show you how to do that below.

Sydney Marathon live streams around the world

It's only natural that you might want to watch a Sydney Marathon live stream from your home country, but what if you're not there during the event?

Look no further than a VPN, or virtual private network. A VPN makes it look as if you're surfing the web from your home country, rather than the one you're in. That means you can access the streaming services you already pay for, from anywhere on Earth. Or anywhere that has an internet connection, at least.

They're totally legal, inexpensive and easy to use. We've tested lots of the best VPN services and our favorite right now is ExpressVPN. It's fast, works on loads of devices and even offers a 30-day money-back guarantee.


Safety, speed and simplicity combine to make <a href="" data-link-merchant=""" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">ExpressVPN our favorite VPN service. It's also compatible with loads of devices and there's a 30-day money-back guarantee if you want to try it out.

Using a VPN is incredibly simple.

1. Install the VPN of your choice. As we've said, ExpressVPN is our favorite.

2. Choose the location you wish to connect to in the VPN app. For instance if you're in France and want to view coverage from the U.S., you'd select U.S.A. from the list.

3. Sit back and enjoy the action. Head to Facebook or another website and watch the 2023 Sydney Marathon live stream.

How to watch Sydney Marathon live streams in the U.S.

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If you're in the U.S., you can watch the 2023 Sydney Marathon on Facebook, which is of course completely free. However, you'll need to have an account.

If you already use those services but aren't in the U.S. right now, you can live stream the Sydney Marathon by using a good VPN. And if, for whatever reason, you can't get it working, do remember that you have the comfort of a 30-day money-back guarantee with ExpressVPN.

How to watch Sydney Marathon live streams in the U.K.

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Facebook is also the place to watch the Sydney Marathon in the U.K., and yes, that means you won't have to pay a penny to tune in. You will need a Facebook login though.

And if you're not in the U.K. right now, you can still follow the Sydney Marathon live stream by using one of the best VPN services, such as ExpressVPN

How to watch Sydney Marathon live streams in Canada

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Long distance running fans in Canada can watch the 2023 Sydney Marathon on the Sydney Marathon Facebook page.

Not at home right now? Use ExpressVPN or another VPN service to tap into your home coverage from anywhere.

How to watch Sydney Marathon live streams in Australia

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The 2023 Sydney Marathon is being shown for free in Australia on Channel 10 and its streaming offshoot 10Play. All you need to do is enter your details, including an Australian post code (2093, for example).

Fox Sports also has the rights to the Sydney Marathon in Australia, which means you can watch all the action online via Foxtel or Kayo Sports with one-month subscriptions start at $25.

Away from your Australia home right now? You can simply use a VPN, such as ExpressVPN, to watch the race as if you were back in Oz.

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Aatif Sulleyman

Aatif is a freelance journalist and copywriter based in the UK. He’s written about technology, sport and politics for a wide range of publications including TechRadar, What Hi-Fi?, The Independent, Trusted Reviews, and Newsweek. These days, he focuses mainly on streaming at Future, an arrangement that combines two of his greatest passions: live TV and penny-pinching. When he's not attending a top-flight English soccer match, you can find him perfecting his table tennis skills.