Coventry City U18's boss and Academy Manager Gregor Rioch is to run the 13.1 miles Great North Run in September.
He is running to raise funds for a friend of his, Gary Parkinson who just aged 42 suffered a massive stroke whilst head of youth at Blackpool FC.
Parkinson, a former professional player, now has suffers from 'locked in syndrome'
You can support this cause by texting PARK99 followed by the amount you wish to donate to 70070. There are no additional costs when paying by text
Or you can go to www.justgiving.com/gregor-rioch