Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ 10K special for one participant

Sunday, September 23, 2012 | 3:11 p.m. CDT; updated 6:02 p.m. CDT, Sunday, September 23, 2012

COLUMBIA — An older man in a red and white jacket sits in a wheelchair a little ways back from the starting line of the Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ 10K race. A tall blonde woman in blue stands behind him, her hands resting on the handles of his chair.