Mile News Tagged Brandon Hudgins


Defending Champ Emily Lipari Returns to Medtronic TC 1 Mile

May 07, 2018

Minneapolis riverfront course to host more than 2,500 runners; $25,000 Open prize purse; Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2018 second stop

From Twin Cities In Motion

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Last year’s Medtronic TC 1 Mile women’s champion Emily Lipari of San Diego returns to defend her title...

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Brandon Hudgins Goes the Distance

November 26, 2017

"Alan Webb opened my eyes to a lot of things. He made distance running a thing again in the United States... He gave people a reason to care again."

By Eddie Wooten, News & Record

Why I run
"I started when I was 10, but I was involved in a bunch of different sports. I had been playing...

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Brandon’s Most Excellent Year!

September 24, 2016

I would say my biggest victory this year has been not been on the track but in my own mind.

By Brandon Hudgins

Wow, I can’t believe that the 2016 season is already over. Seems like just a few weeks ago I was writing my 2015 recap and looking forward to the 2016 Olympic season. So what all has...

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Rock Hill’s Brandon Hudgins headed to U.S. Olympic Trials

June 29, 2016

“I’m definitely on the upswing headed into the Trials. I’m not worn out, my body feels good as it’s ever felt, I’m as fit as I’ve ever been, I’m as fast as I’ve ever been."

By Bret McCormick, The Herald

Rock Hill’s Brandon Hudgins was hooked up to a chemotherapy machine during the 2008 and...

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Running, Racing, Cameron Bean: Life Lessons 2015

November 12, 2015

That's the last thing I want to do this year is waste it because that's not how you honor your friend who lived life with no excuses.

By Brandon Hudgins

You can't separate out your life no matter how hard you try. Just as I was beginning to process all the craziness of this year and prepare...

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A Rock Hill runner’s painful pursuit of a sub-4-minute Mile

September 01, 2015

“The last couple of years, the odds have been stacked against him, but he’s somebody that’s put his head down and grinded through it. He’ll not take no for an answer, and I mean that in a positive way.”

By Bret McCormick, The Herald

It was about 9:20 on a Friday night in early August, and ...

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Everything Has Changed and Yet Nothing Has Changed at All

August 31, 2015

"While I may have struck out with the shoe companies, I seem to have hit a home run with a community that as just as dear to my heart!"

By Brandon Hudgins, Be You Be Real Blog

The last few weeks have been a hell of a roller coaster to say the very least.  Basically a microcosm of my life in...

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Brandon Hudgins Overcomes Rare Disease to Break 4:00 Mile

August 19, 2015

After three bouts of an autoimmune disease in eight years, Brandon Hudgins runs a 3:59.67 Mile at the Sir Walter Miler.

By Alison Wade, Runner's World

On August 7, Brandon Hudgins, 28, of Boone, North Carolina, became the 448th American to break 4:00 in the Mile, and most likely the first to...

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All Hope is Gone #2: Brandon Hudgins’ Story

September 26, 2014

Living the life of a sub-elite distance runner takes a stubborn and motivated individual.

BBTM met Brandon Hudgins at the GNC Live Well Liberty Mile earlier this year, beginning to learn his story. Brandon was diagnosed with Wegener’s Granulomatosis, an autoimmune disease, which affects only...

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All Hope is Gone: Brandon Hudgins’ Story

September 04, 2014

If you want something bad enough and have the courage to chase your dreams, you have to be willing to walk through the dark places to get them.

BBTM met Brandon Hudgins at the GNC Live Well Liberty Mile earlier this year, beginning to learn his story. Brandon was diagnosed with Wegener’s...

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