Five of the Turkish Bankers Running Team raced in the Royal Parks Half Marathon of London on Sunday, 09th Oct 2011.

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12,500 runners came from across the UK and 30 countries around the world to race through the streets of London with 40,000 spectators and supporters cheering on the participants.
All runners crossed the finish line within 4 hours rewarded with a medal. Suprising result came from a baker at Waitrose at Tower Bridge, Abdul Farah. He beat three Olympic Gold medalists Nell McAndrew to the finish line and was crowned this year’s winner, with a time of 1:08:39. The first female to cross the line was Tish Jones, who completed the race in 1:23:28.

Within our team the top two were: Caglar Karatas (Director at Tullett Prebon) crossed the finish line with 1:48:39 and Ahmet Dervis (Master in Finance student at London Business School) crossed 01:51:15.

Turkish Bankers Team raced for TBA Hardship Fund – which is being introduced for the disadvantaged Turkish students. We hope to increase this fund through events throughout the year. So far following TBA members have contributed 580 GBP to the Fund. Should you like to make any donations please simply reply to this email.

Thank you
TBA Running Team of Royal Parks
Caglar Karatas
Ahmet Dervis
Umut Sasoglu
Ipek Olcucu
Hasan Durmaz

Royal Half Parks Marathon Donations

Deniz Erzeybek – 100 GBP
Yavuz Macun – 50 GBP
Onur Guven – 50 GBP
Doruk Ahali – 50 GBP
Aysan Yapici – 30 GBP
Fatos Akbay – 50 GBP
Kubra Arslan – 25 GBP
Vedat Coskun – 25 GBP
Kemal Ercevik – 25 GBP
Tunay Kulak – 175 GBP

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