Tanyel’s Smile

Helping Cypriot children and their families through the trauma of cancer

Tanyel’s Smile is a UK-based charity that was set up in the memory of Tanyel to help children up to the age of 24 and their families as they struggle with the reality of cancer.

Tanyel’s Smile is a UK-based charity that was set up in the memory of Tanyel to help children up to the age of 24 and their families as they struggle with the reality of cancer.

Thank you for your support, we are extremely grateful.

Support us

We have a great team here at Tanyel’s Smile, working tirelessly to provide support for those in need. But we don’t achieve anything without you. There are a range of ways you can support, from donations, to participating in events, to simply being their to support us.

What we’ve been doing

  • 75km to End a Great Year

    Tanyel’s smile achieves another milestone having raised so far over £2,000 by running 75km Yedidalga Girne Beni orada Belle. It was a gruelling race and I couldn’t have done it without the support of my fantastic support team. I’d like to thank you all individually for you donations, and extra special thanks goes to: First …

  • 75km Yedidalga Girne ?‍ Beni Orada Bekle

    This year Tanyel’s smile has reached around the Globe to raise awareness of childhood cancer and raise funds to help and support children and their families during difficult times. We thank you all so very much for your continued support. Our last event will take us back to Cyprus for this year’s toughest and most …

  • Istanbul Marathon

    Latest News – Tanyel’s Smile also made the news in Turkey. I arrived to a very special welcome to my home town of Istanbul with TEAM TANYEL my wife Gulay and niece Feride, for the famous marathon. It’s the only marathon in the world to be run over two continents, starting on the Asian side …

Events Calendar

Up-Coming Events:

As I’m sure you will all appreciate, our events calendar has been decimated by the impact of the global pandemic.  Like everyone, we’re keen to get back to normal as soon as possible.  There’s important work to be done.

2020 Events
  • 1st February 75km Yedidalga Girne Beni orada Belle
2019 Events
  • 7th April Rome Marathon
  • 11th August London to Paris bike ride
  • 14th April Cyprus Half Marathon
  • 28th April London Marathon – another World Record attempt  – (remember this)
  • 21st July Tandem Skydive – Celebrating Tanyel’s 24th Birthday

To sponsor the Tandam Skydive event, please go here to our JustGiving Page.  Thank you!!

  • 9th September Turkish meal and Shisha charity afternoon
  • 10th and 12th August London to Bruges  cycle ride
  • 15th September Sydney Blackmores Marathon
  • 16th September Berlin Marathon 
  • 3rd November Istanbul Marathon
  • 11th November Athens marathon