Be You, Be Rare — Brandon Hudgins

banner image for "Be You, Be Ware," Brandon Hudgins' column, which depicts a red sky with clouds, a man walking a path on one side and green mountains on the other

Brandon Hudgins is a retired professional distance runner and the owner of High Point Athletic Club, a running club and coaching company located in High Point, North Carolina. He works with athletes of all ages and skill levels from new runners to professional athletes in the High Point area and across the United States. Brandon was diagnosed with granulomatosis with polyangiitis, the most common type of vasculitis, 14 years ago at the age 21. His goal is to inspire people to continue to chase their dreams after being diagnosed with their rare disease.