The former captain of Leeds United Football Club is preparing to participate in a race of 10 km home as part his attempt to recover from a stroke.
Brendon Ormsby experienced this condition shortly before Christmas last year and, having been physically active in his career, was determined to overcome this adversity.
The Yorkshire Evening Post reports that his family were planning to run the 10k on July 20 to raise money and awareness, although Mr. Ormsby could not participate.
doctors warned the former footballer and his family that the effects of the race were so severe that you can never walk again.
However, it is now able to run for approximately 20 minutes and has participated in a lot of rehabilitation exercises.
He is still having difficulties with speech and writing, and his wife Wendy told the newspaper: “It’s hard for him, it is frustrating – that is to say a word, but his mouth is doing something else. “
All money raised from the 10k will go to the Stroke Association.
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