My surf clubs marathon and solo team event was on this morning. You can do the swim, ski paddle, run and board paddle solo as most do.
They do have teams as well which I have done since 2006.
Team was Stu(swimmer), Gordon(ski paddler), me(run), Coz(board paddler).
Suffice to say I have the easiest leg. Not much competition this year as the swimmer was out 10 mins ahead of 2nd place and the ski paddler maintained that time split.
I had a hard run due to no training and the very soft sand with a steep bank on the beach. Total was only 1.91ks with I did in 8:57. Passed to the board paddler who ripped around the course and we won by about 20 mins for the board paddler and my 7th win in a row. Another pair of dodgey sunglasses was the prize. Six wins each for the swimmer and the ski paddler.
A good day in the sun. My achilles seems to have sorted itself out whilst I was off skiing as I had no discomfort at all.