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Carr & Co to challenge for podium in 2017 Port to Pub

Mar 17, 2017

Carr & Co

Carr & Co are again competing in the Port to Pub Rottnest crossing swim on 25 March 2017. The event comprises of a team of four starting at Leighton Beach and finishing out the front of the Rottnest Hotel after approximately 20kms of swimming.

The four people competing in the event are:

  1. Mike McConnell of Air Services Australia;
  2. Ben King of Carr & Co;
  3. Justin Palmer of Grill’d; and
  4. Ross Robertson of RCR Resources.

As part of the event, the firm is encouraging donations as Mike McConnell’s wife has recently been diagnosed with stage 4 bowel cancer.

An article was published on the Daily Mail late last year about Kim McConnell, who was diagnosed with stage 4 bowel cancer two hours before giving birth to her second child. A link to the article is as follows:


Mike and Kim are currently raising funds in the hope to flying Kim to the United States following chemotherapy treatment to search for a cure. A link to the Gofundme page of Kim McConnell is as follows:


Carr & Co encourages anyone reading this article to make a donation to the McConnells and share this article on Social Media to support a very worthy cause.

Information for the Port to Pub event can be found at the event website page: www.porttopub.com.au.

In last year’s event Carr & Co finished fourth in the four person team category and are looking forward to challenging for an elusive podium finish in the event this year.

You can also follow the team during the race via the live tracker: