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 and foremost my amazing wife Gulay for her full support from start to finish, and also, thank you to Taskin for his amazing vehicle support all the way 11 hours of slow driving making sure we were refreshed and fit at all times.
To Nadya saçlı for an amazing coaching support throughout this journey, from start to finish; a very keen dedicated young ultra runner she came all the way from Adana Turkey for this event – a true legend .
Ali Kayral and his team Run DMC Cyprus for their support from Lefkosa to Girne pace making and keeping me and Nadya motivated towards finish line.
Murat Gökçe my amazing friend another legend for joining us, keeping strong all the way and keeping his son’s memory alive. Amazing run!
Not forgetting our special thanks behind the scenes Ricki Watson for providing our lovely running tops from his company Amphibian . T
Thanks to Alex from MBE Harrow for providing our posters and design for our support teams.
Thanks to our Cyprus police support lefke Güzelyurt Lefkosa and Girne for keeping us all safe and closing roads off all done brilliant job .
Huge thanks to North Cyprus prime minister Ersin Tatar for supporting Tanyel’s smile and greeting us at the finish line .
What an amazing way to finish the year, a 75km long run in 11 hrs. Followed by the next day, a day spent putting smiles on these beautiful kids at the oncology ward. Jay even managed be Santa for the day.
After our New Year’s party with the kids, families and oncology staff we visited Basman Nike store to present the kids with presents. Sports bags each and a voucher so they can purchase their choice of Nike products . It was so nice to so many kids and their families smiling .
A Massive thanks to all staff at Nike Lefkosa Ali Basman Mehmet and sales assistance all been amazing making this happen.
Thank you to all the reporters Elif şençatal at Haberci TV for the report on our beautiful girl’s charity, Can from Kibris Tv and Kıbrıs Haber for hosting us live on her show and Kıbrıs news.
Massive thanks to Gizem özgeç for sharing our story Haberci newspaper amazing article also front page on the Christmas Day edition .Genç TV. Hüseyin Kıral for hosting us live also presenting Jay with first prize money for December’s top sports personality of Cyprus .This was donated to our charity . It’s been a crazy year with so many charity events hopefully this hard work continues into 2020.
Wishing all of our valuable supports a Happy New Year.