A MIRACLE Stafford man who learned to walk again after life-threatening brain injuries will celebrate his 50th birthday with a running challenge.
He will turn 50 a few days after the event, which will be the ultimate achievement for the former fire fighter who was left in a coma for four days after falling from a roof almost five years ago.
The dad-of- three, of Highfield Grove, plunged 15 feet while trying to get into his house through a bedroom window when he was locked out.
He landed on his head and was found by his wife the next morning lying unconscious.
He was taken to the University Hospital of North Staffordshire and was on life support for 10 days, before spending six months in Cannock Hospital recovering from a double fracture to the skull and a broken wrist.
He was also temporarily paralysed down one leg.
Since then he has taken part in a number of walks and charity treks to build up fitness and raise money.
Mr Evans has retired from the fire service and is now working with people with learning disabilities.
He decided to help Headway as the charity provided vital support to him.
He said: “Headway is a great charity. Please dig deep and spare what you can.