Tanyel’s Dad, Ceyhun, with five other valiant colleagues took part in the Virgin London marathon last week. It was an attempt to beat last year’s record in a six costume person “fancy dress” as “Thunderbirds 2”.
Great news! They achieved a new Guinness World Record and raised over £12,000 for Tanyel’s Smile and CLIC Sargent, two charities very close to our hearts.
CLIC Sargent provided invaluable support to us throughout Tanyel’s treatment, an we are forever grateful for this. We were inspired by their work, and Tanyel’s Smile is a charity set up by myself (her Mum) and her Dad, Ceyhun, to help others suffering as Tanyel did, and also to keep our beautiful girl’s memory alive.
We would like to thank everyone who supported us, sponsored us and worked behind the scenes to make this happen:
- The Thunderbirds 2 team
- Charlie Farge
- Helen Smith
- Rob Jones
- Andy Mouldon
- Dave Brenan
- Sener and Hulus for building Thunderbirds 2
- Mark @ Signs Express, Ipswich for designing and manufacturing Thunderbirds 2
- Artion construction company
- Yoga with Charlie
- Green Farm Spa and Retreats
- The Eugens
- Belvedere in Holland Park SCL Sidney consultancy LTD
- Brownhill Insurance
- Abbey Dry cleaners
- Carl Mitchell running for Tanyel’s smile.
- BBC The one show
- London Heart radio
It was an amazing day and the atmosphere and the support was absolutely amazing from start to finish .
One very special thanks to an outstanding, kindhearted and genuine person. The most loving, caring young lady we will ever know … Our daughter Tanyel …