What’s On? Burpees

Tarsh Takao, Vanita Spee, Fee Brando jumping, and Emma Flynn testing out the beach. Photo: Tracy Hardy.

Morena and good morning Sunners, welcome to a blustery ol' Saturday and the start of the weekend.

MetService forecasts a few showers, then brief rain around midday, but becoming fine in the afternoon, so hopefully it's good weather for the SPEE Training's One Kilometre Burpee Challenge at Mount Maunganui main beach.

Fitness will push themselves to the limit all for a great cause this morning during SPEE Training's One Kilometre Burpee Challenge which kicks off at the Mount Surf Club at 8am.

About 50 people will see if they have the mettle to complete the gruelling challenge in a bid to raise money for charities dealing with domestic violence and youth homelessness.

Starting at the surf club, participants will burpee their way to Moturiki/Leisure Island – a distance of roughly 500m, before turning around and heading back up the beach.

SPEE Training co-owner Vainita Spee says a kilometre roughly equates to 750 burpees for one person, so most will be tackling it as teams.

The one kilometre burpee challenge starts at 8am, Saturday, May 20, at the Mount Maunganui Surf Club.To see more events taking place today check out SunLive's full What's On listing below:

WHAT'S ON – Saturday, May 20:


May 27 & 28 Bay of Plenty Geek Event. Experience the incredible. Bay park Arena.

May 27 Quarterly meeting. Guest speaker – Mrs Taki Fischer, National Coordinator for E.T.S.G. All welcome, gold coin donation and/or small plate for morning tea. Evans Road Community Church, Papamoa at 10am. Ann Tuffin 542 4005

Bible Society Tauranga

Action group Event. Fashion Parade with a difference & cake auction. Fashion clothes from Op Shops around Tauranga. At Salvation Army Citadel cnr Cameron Rd/5th Ave 7.30pm. Admission: cake for auction, or donation.

CarBoot Sale and Car Wash

Community Church 30 Evans Rd, 8 a m - 11 a m. Saturday Arthur Ph 021 163 7691

Caravan & Motorhome Owners

Interested in joining like minded people & attend weekend rallies? Neal 576 9031

Come Dancing Te Puke

Te Puke Scottish Society Monthly Dance. Live band. Subs due. Te Puke War Memorial 7.30pm. $7 door charge. Val 573 7093

End-of-Life and Palliative Care

May 27. Hear expert Prof Jan Bernheim, Vintage Car Clubrooms, 17 Cliff Road. 1.30pm.

Free Blues Rock Concert

May 27 Starring the amazing “Skeleton Crew” & Maria Fuller. Refreshments provided St James Church, 70 Pooles Rd, Greerton 2pm. Peter 022 323 9102

Friendship Force International

Friendship & Home Hosting exchanges with other clubs worldwide. Barbara 574 5711 or email: regclothier@gmail.com www.thefriendshipforce.org

Garage Sale

St Columba Church, 502 Otumoetai Road 7.30

Garage Sale

Monster garage sale at Greerton Bible Church (corner Chadwick and Oropi Roads) at 8.30am Proceeds to Life-Link Community Trust. Sausage sizzle & bake sale for Transformer Youth also.

Kelvin Cruickshank

Soul Food. Baycourt – Addison Theatre 7pm.

LOL Laughter Wellness

Have a laugh in the winter timeslot at Arataki Community Centre, Mount 11-11.45am. $3 door. Trish 022 036 6768 email: lollaughterwellness@gmail.com

Messianic Meetings

Every Sat at Hillier Centre, 31 Gloucester Rd, Mt Maunganui 10am. Seek to unite together in our walk to put truth into action on a daily basis. 544 7424 or 0210 226 3515

Narcotics Anonymous Open Meetings

Sat 7.30-8.30pm & every Sun 7-8pm, Hanmer Clinic, 1235 Cameron Rd, Greerton. Mon 7-8pm & Fri 7.30-8.30pm, Hillier Centre. 31 Gloucester Rd, Mt Maunganui. Women's Meeting every Tues 10.30-11.30am Downstairs Hall, Salvation Army Recovery Church, 375 Cameron Rd. 0800 NA TODAY

Petanque @ Club Mt Maunganui

Sat 1pm. Equip available, all levels welcome. Arnold 544 5598

Plunket Free Car Seat Clinic

May 27 Free fitting check from qualified car seat technician, free advice on current and best practise. Sausage sizzle. 471 Devonport Road. 10-2.

Sabbath Service

Every Sat 10.30am Bible discussion adults & children. 11.45am share blessings/singing/sermon Arataki Community Centre, Zambuk Way, Mt Maunganui. 576 0435 or 021 0778 214

Tauranga Indoor Radio Control Car Club Race Day

Track set up from 8.00 am. Practice starting asap. Come on down, have a look and maybe pick up a new hobby. Mount Sports Centre. Check out our web site www.tirccc.co.nz or our Facebook page.

Te Puke Community Market

Jubilee Park 9am - 1pm. Monique 027 356 9545

Texas Rock Round Up

The Texas Dance party for Cowboy boy Guys & Gals. Mount RSA 7.30. Pre Paid Meal Tickets $20. Guests $22.

The Original Greerton Hall Market

May 27 Produce, bric-a-brac, crafts plants, stalls inside/outside. Get your friends together & come along. Tea, coffee, snacks available. New stallholders always welcome. Phone to book a site. Greerton Hall 8am - 12pm Tricia/Gary 07 5431487, 027 908 2952, greertonmarket@actrix.co.nz, www facebook.com/greertonhallmarket

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