Headline News

It been a busy few years here at Tanyel’s Smile, with the only interruption being the global pandemic. Below are the latest headline news items, the full archive of news can be found here.

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…

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…

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…

Sydney Marathon

This year Tanyel’s smile stretched all the way to Sydney Australia, Blackmores Sydney Marathon to help children with cancer. It was absolutely awesome experience running through Sydney, starting at the famous Harbour Bridge and finishing at…

Remembering Tanyel

Today is the day! My first organised event for a very special girl, my beautiful cousin .. my little sister.. my best friend. We have raised over £1,000 for a special charity, which will give more…

London to Bruges in 22 hours

150 miles, 22 hours, gales, delays, but we made it to Bruges!

The Sky’s the Limit

Over £2,000 was raised for charity as seventeen of us took the skies for a high flying celebration of Tanyel’s heavenly 24th Birthday – something she had always wanted to do in her life . “Thank you…

Meal and Shisha Charity Afternoon

We’re delighted to announce we’re hosting a Turkish meal and Shisha charity afternoon on Sunday 8th September 2019 at Helvadere Restaurant 580-582 Wickham Road Croydon CR2 8DN. Places are limited so please book early. Full information…

Stop the Press – Thunderbirds in the News

Our World Record Breaking Thunderbirds team has made the news here and in Cyprus…

Another FAB World Record

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”.…

Providing Respite to Children in Cyprus

Yesterday we had a great day meeting up with and sharing a special day with the children and their families undergoing treatment for childhood cancer. Our first stop was something to eat at Ezic restaurant and…

21km Kyrenia Turkcell Half Marathon

Tanyel’s smile stretches to kyrenia for the Cyprus 21km half marathon in 26 centigrade heatwave. Thank you for all our friends and family, and Run DMC Cyprus for their support today. And special thanks go to…

World Record Attempt

On Sunday 23rd April, Cey will again be part of a team attempting to set the world record for the fastest team to complete the marathon in a group fancy dress. The team, which set a…

Tanyel’s Tandem Skydive

Come and join us on Sunday 21st July 2019 to celebrate Tanyel’s 24th heavenly Birthday. Skydiving is something which Tanyel always wanted to try however never got the chance to do it. It’s a perfect way to remember…

Athens’ Marathon Done!

Well, that was tough! Last week I completed the Athens’ Marathon.  It was definitely one of the toughest marathons I’ve ever run but this one will remain one of best to remember.  It was a full of…

In Cyprus Supporting those in Need

Whilst recently in Cyprus we managed to spend some time with a group of children from the oncology department.  After a cinema show at the children’s unit we all had a meal with the kids,  and…

Athens Marathon

On Sunday 11th November 2018 I’ll be running the 36th Athens Authentic Marathon in memory of Tanyel . This will be my 3rd Marathon this year and this one for sure will be the toughest of…

London to Paris – Awards Ceremony

On Friday 28/09/18 we held a Thank You medals ceremony for our London to Paris cycle event. The 24-hour punishing ride was held great achievement and to thank all of our riders and support team each…

Thank You Yana

There are many ways in which you can support us.  Yana Smith, a friend of Tanyel’s who shared a love of gymnastics, decided to shave her hair for Tanyel’s Smile . We can’t explain how proud…

Berlin Marathon

This week Cey completed the BMW Berlin Marathon in memory Tanyel’s Smile and raised about £200.  A big thank you to everyone who provided sponsorship.  It was very hot weather but an awesome race.  As you probably…