ImANewUser Amazing Race 1 (also known as TAR Female Teams 1) is the 1st installment of the fictional series, ImANewUser Amazing Race. Simply known as TAR Female Teams during the time it ran, this season features fourteen all-female teams which originally raced on the show, The Amazing Race. This season was hosted in Forumsnet.

Production

Development and Filming

The route spans 45,000 miles and covers 6 continents, featuring the countries of Montenegro, Ecuador, Thailand, Russia, China (Hong Kong & Macau), Georgia and Spain (Ceuta & Melilla), as well as the outlying territories/dependencies of Bermuda, French Polynesia, Abkhazia, Netherlands Antilles, Martinique & the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Every Yield this season came before a Roadblock. There were extended Pit Stops on Legs 4 and 11.

In Leg 13, Kami & Karli fell way behind the other two teams that footage of them completing the last two tasks were not aired.

Cast

All the teams this season have appeared on real seasons of The Amazing Race. Aubrey Sandel (of Aubrey and Jacqueline) is better known in her country as Aubrey Miles. Dustin & Kandice were previous beauty queens (Dustin was Miss California and Kandice was Miss New York).

The previous eliminated racers in this Race acted as greeters in Season 3 in the legs where they came last in.

Lyn & Karlyn, Wanda & Desiree and Debbie & Bianca were chosen to represent the season in Season 7.

Leaderboard

Team Relationship Position (by leg) Roadblock Tally
1 2 3 4 5 6 72 8 9 10 11 12 13
Lyn & Karlyn Single Moms / Friends 8th 4th 5th 5th 1st 6th 7th 1st> 1st 2nd 1st+ 4th 1st 1st Lyn 6, Karlyn 7
Joe Jer & Zabrina Friends / Co-Workers 5th 1st 1st> 2nd 3rd 3rd 1st 3rd 4th 1st 3rd+ 3rd 2nd 2nd Joe Jer 7, Zabrina 6
Kami & Karli Twins 6th 6th 10th< 7th 4th 2nd 2nd 2nd 3rd 4th 5th+1 1st> 3rd 3rd Kami 6, Karli 7
Nancy & Emily Mother / Daughter 10th 12th1 2nd 4th 5th 7th 6th 4th 7th 5th3 3rd+ 2nd 4th Nancy 6, Emily 7
Aubrey & Jacqueline Model & Actress 1st 2nd 3rd 3rd 2nd 5th 4th 6th 2nd 3rd 1st+ 5th< Aubrey 6, Jacqueline 5
Christine & Tricia Sisters 12th 7th 8th 9th 8th 1st 3rd 7th 5th 6th 6th+1 Christine 5, Tricia 5
Wanda & Desiree Mother / Daughter 4th 9th 3rd 10th 7th 8th 8th 5th 6th 7th Wanda 5, Desiree 5
Dustin & Kandice Beauty Queens 3rd 5th 9th 8th 9th 4th 5th 8th< Dustin 4, Kandice 4
Lena & Kristy Sisters 13th 3rd 6th 6th 6th 9th Lena 3, Kristy 3
Charla & Mirna Cousins 2nd 8th 7th 1st 10th Charla 3, Mirna 1
Melody & Sharon Best Friends 11th 11th 11th 11th Melody 2, Sharon 2
Debbie & Bianca Lifelong Friends 9th 9th 12th Debbie 2, Bianca 1
Megan & Heidi Roommates 7th 13th1 Megan 1, Heidi 1
Heather & Eve Law School Roommates 14th Heather 0, Eve 1

Note 1: There was a tie for last place, so a tiebreaker was conducted to settle the tie.
Note 2: Leg 7 was a double-length leg with two Detours and two Roadblocks shown over two episodes. The placements listed in the first column reflect the order teams arrived at the leg midpoint.
Note 3: Nancy and Emily arrived 3rd, but due to the 30-minute penalty, they dropped to 5th.

  • Red means the team was eliminated.
  • Blue means the team came in last at a non-elimination leg and was thus "marked for elimination," meaning that if that team did not place first on the next leg, they would receive a 30 minute penalty.
  • Green means the team won the Fast Forward clue. A green leg number means no team took the Fast Forward this leg.
  • A < means the team was Yielded. A > means the team used their Yield. A <> indicates an unused Yield.
  • Matching colors of symbols indicate teams who worked together during part of the leg as a result of the Intersection.

Prizes

  • Leg 1 – A trip to Mexico
  • Leg 2 – A trip to the Caribbean
  • Leg 3 – A cruise to Alaska
  • Leg 4 – A cruise to the Bahamas
  • Leg 5 – A trip to Hawaii
  • Leg 6 – A trip to Brazil
  • Leg 7 – A cruise around Antarctica
  • Leg 8 – A cruise around Mexico
  • Leg 9 – A trip to Patagonia
  • Leg 10 – A trip to Europe
  • Leg 11 – An African safari
  • Leg 12 – A trip to East/Southeast Asia
  • Leg 13 – $1,000,000

Race Locations

Flight Logo.PNG Air travel    Bus Logo.PNG Bus travel    Ferry Logo.PNG Water travel   

Detour.PNG Detour    Roadblock.PNG Roadblock    Fast Forward.PNG Fast Forward       Yield.PNG Yield    Intersection.PNG Intersection    Pit Stop.PNG Pit Stop

The IANU AR 1 route map

Leg 1 (United States Of America → Bermuda)

The first clue of the Race directed teams to the Bermuda Cathedral.

  • Chicago, Illinois US-Illinois.PNG, United States Of America UnitedStates.PNG (Old Water Tower) (Starting Line)
  • Flight Logo.PNG Chicago (Chicago O'Hare International Airport) to Hamilton, Bermuda Bermuda.PNG (Bermuda International Airport)
  • Hamilton (Bermuda Cathedral)
  • Hamilton (Albuoy's Point)
  • Ferry Logo.PNG Hamilton (Hamilton Harbour) to St. George's (Port)
  • St. George's (St. George's Cricket Club) Fast Forward.PNG
  • St. George's (Ordnance Island - Statue Of George Somers) Roadblock.PNG Detour.PNG
  • St. George's (The Deliverance) Pit Stop.PNG

For the Fast Forward, that team had to play a cricket match with Bermuda's cricket team and score five points.

The Roadblock for this leg had teams mapping out the Bermuda Triangle.

The Detour was Calypso or Cedar. In Calypso, teams had to produce three certain tunes using local Bermuda instruments. In Cedar, teams had to roll 40 logs over 30 yards to certain marked area.

Additional Task

  • At the Church of England, teams searched for their next clue from the tower.

Leg 2 (Bermuda → Montenegro)

The Fast Forward for this leg is hidden somewhere in the Millennium Bridge.

  • St. George's (The Unfinished Church)
  • Flight Logo.PNG Hamilton (Bermuda International Airport) to Podgorica, Montenegro Montenegro.PNG (Podgorica Airport)
  • Podgorica (City Beck's Open Bar) Roadblock.PNG
  • Podgorica (Millennium Bridge) Fast Forward.PNG Detour.PNG
  • Podgorica (Hotel Crna Gora) Pit Stop.PNG

For the Fast Forward, that team had to search for it in the Millennium Bridge.

The Roadblock for this leg had teams sampling and naming Montenegro's wines.

The Detour was Land or Sea. In Land, teams had to search the newly-renovated Sports Stadium for their next clue. In Sea, teams had to head to a nearby lake to search for a buoy with their next clue.

Leg 3 (Montenegro → Ecuador)

Galapagos Islands turtle. For a Detour task, teams had to search for a turtle egg.

  • Flight Logo.PNG Podgorica (Podgorica Airport) to Quito, Ecuador Ecuador.PNG (Mariscal Sucre International Airport)
  • Quito (Plaza Independencia) Yield.PNG Roadblock.PNG
  • Flight Logo.PNG Quito (Mariscal Sucre International Airport) to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Galapagos Islands EC-GalapagosIslands.PNG (San Cristobal Airport)
  • Puerto Baquerizo Moreno (Mockingbird Cafe) Detour.PNG
  • Puerto Baquerizo Moreno (Laguna el Junco) Pit Stop.PNG

The Roadblock for this leg had teams eating a guinea pig.

The Detour was By The Shore or Under The Sea. In By The Shore, teams had to search for a turtle egg under a big sand pile. In Under The Sea, teams had to swim out to sea and search for a penguin figurine.

Leg 4 (Ecuador → French Polynesia)

Le Meridien Tahiti, the fourth Pit Stop of the Race.

  • Flight Logo.PNG Puerto Baquerizo Moreno (San Cristobal Airport) to Papeete, French Polynesia FrenchPolynesia.PNG, France France.PNG (Faa'a International Airport)
  • Papeete (Papeete Tahiti Temple) Detour.PNG
  • Papeete (Papeete Waterfront) Roadblock.PNG
  • Papeete (Le Meridien Tahiti) Fast Forward.PNG Pit Stop.PNG

For the Fast Forward, that team had to get Polynesian tattoos using local methods.

The Detour was Out Fitting or Out Fishing. In Out Fitting, teams had to search for outfits matching those on a chosen mannequin. In Out Fishing, teams had to head to the bay and catch 4 fish using a local technique.

The Roadblock for this leg had teams searching hundreds of clams for a black pearl.

Leg 5 (French Polynesia → Thailand)

Wat Phra Si Sanphet, where the teams performed the noodle eating Roadblock.

  • Flight Logo.PNG Papeete (Faa'a International Airport) to Bangkok, Thailand Thailand.PNG (Suvarnabhumi International Airport)
  • Bangkok (Koh Kret Island) Detour.PNG
  • Bus Logo.PNG Bangkok (Mo Chit Bus Terminal) to Ayuthaya (Ayuthaya Bus Terminal)
  • Ayuthaya (Wat Phra Si Sanphet) Fast Forward.PNG Roadblock.PNG
  • Ayuthaya (Khun Phaen Residence) Pit Stop.PNG

For the Fast Forward, that team had to find it somewhere in the Wat Phra Si Sanphet temple complex.

The Detour was Move It or Altar It. In Move It, teams had to transport 72 pots from a pottery shop to a docked boat by balancing them on a board. Altar It required teams to assemble a shrine, including gold leafing a small Buddha statue for the shrine.

The Roadblock for this leg had teams eating boat noodles, a local delicacy.

Leg 6 (Thailand → Russia)

For the Fast Forward, teams had to eat a bowl of caviar.

  • Lopburi (Prang Sam Yot)
  • Flight Logo.PNG Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi International Airport) to Vladivostok, Russia Russia.PNG (Vladivostok International Airport)
  • Vladivostok (Eagle's Nest Mount) Fast Forward.PNG Detour.PNG
  • Vladivostok (Fokin Street) Roadblock.PNG
  • Vladivostok (Yul Brynner's Home) Pit Stop.PNG

For the Fast Forward, that team had to eat a bowl of caviar.

The Detour was Unique or Uniform. In Unique, teams had to perform a local Russian dance. Uniform required teams to match a uniform photo with an actual uniform on the soldiers.

The Roadblock for this leg had teams building a model ship, reflecting the city's main industry.

Additional Task

  • At the Prang Sam Yot, teams had to prepare a monkey feast to get their next clue.

Leg 7 (Russia → Hong Kong → Macau)

Tsim Sha Tsui Clock Tower, the midpoint for this leg of the Race.

  • Flight Logo.PNG Vladivostok (Vladivostok International Airport) to Hong Kong CN-HongKong.PNG, China China.PNG (Hong Kong International Airport)
  • Hong Kong (Jumbo Floating Restaurant) Detour.PNG
  • Hong Kong (Tian Tan Buddha)
  • Hong Kong (Star Ferry)
  • Hong Kong (Tsim Sha Tsui) Roadblock.PNG
  • Hong Kong (Tsim Sha Tsui Clock Tower) Pit Stop.PNG (Leg Midpoint)
  • Hong Kong (Statue of Tien-Hou)
  • Ferry Logo.PNG Hong Kong (Hong Kong Ferry Terminal) to Macau CN-Macau.PNG (Macau Ferry Terminal)
  • Macau (Macau Museum) Detour.PNG
  • Macau (Lotus Fountain) Yield.PNG Roadblock.PNG
  • Macau (Na Tcha Temple) Pit Stop.PNG

The Detour on the first half was Tai Chi or Herb Tea. In Tai Chi, teams had to perform five simple tai chi exercises. In Herb Tea, teams had to sample a locally-made herbal tea.

The Roadblock of the first half of this leg had a team member performing a lion dance.

The Detour on the second half was Speak It or Eat It. In Speak It, teams had to translate three Chinese phrases into Portuguese. In Eat It, teams had to finish a typical breakfast in Macau.

The Roadblock of the second half of this leg had a team member assembling a lotus puzzle.

Leg 8 (Macau → Georgia)

Voronya Cave, the world's deepest known cave. For the Roadblock, teams had to scale down this cave to get the clue within.

  • Macau (Ruins of St. Paul's Cathedral)
  • Flight Logo.PNG Macau (Macau International Airport) to Tbilisi, Georgia Georgia.PNG (Novo Alexeyevka International Airport)
  • Flight Logo.PNG Tbilisi (Novo Alexeyevka International Airport) to Sukhumi, Abkhazia GE-Abkhazia.PNG (Sukhumi Dranda Airport)
  • Sukhumi (Quay) Fast Forward.PNG
  • Sukhumi (Babushara Airport) Detour.PNG
  • Gagra District (Voronya Cave) Roadblock.PNG
  • Sukhumi (Abaata Fortress Ruins) Pit Stop.PNG

For the Fast Forward, that team had to make and eat locally-made Sulguni cheese.

The Detour was Beslet or Bagrat. In Beslet, teams had to search the Beslet arcaded bridge for their next clue. In Bagrat, teams had to climb the walls of Bagrat III's castle.

The Roadblock for this leg had teams scaling down the deepest known cave in the world.

Leg 9 (Georgia → Spain)

Teams had to take a ferry from Algeciras to Ceuta.

  • Flight Logo.PNG Tbilisi (Tbilisi International Airport) to Malaga, Spain Spain.PNG (Malaga Airport)
  • Ferry Logo.PNG Algeciras (Port Terminal) to Ceuta ES-Ceuta.PNG (Ceuta Ferry Terminal)
  • Ceuta (Royal Wall Of Ceuta) Fast Forward.PNG
  • Ceuta (Welcome Sign) Detour.PNG
  • Ceuta (Foso De San Felipe) Roadblock.PNG
  • Ceuta (The Mediterranean Park) Pit Stop.PNG

For the Fast Forward, that team had to prepare and eat an entire plate of camel meat.

The Detour was Camel or Car. In Camel, teams had to deliver a camel from a zoo to a camel farm ten miles away. In Car, teams had to deliver fifty turbans to twenty shops using a car.

The Roadblock for this leg had a team member navigating the city wall canal.

Leg 10 (Spain)

The tenth Pit Stop of the Race is located in Parque Hernandez.

  • Melilla ES-Melilla.PNG (Medina Sidonia) Intersection.PNG
  • Melilla (Lighthouse) Detour.PNG
  • Melilla (Melilla Town Beach) Roadblock.PNG
  • Melilla (Parque Hernandez) Pit Stop.PNG

At the Intersection, teams had to join with one other team to complete tasks and make decisions together until further notice.

The Detour on this leg of the Race was Ropes or Slopes. In Ropes, teams had to rappel down a cliff. In Slopes, teams had to walk down the slopes down to the ground below.

The Roadblock on this leg was to find a local with their next clue using the picture given. After the Roadblock, teams were not required to work together anymore.

Leg 11 (Spain → Aruba)

Fort Zoutman, where teams were given the Detour clue.

  • Melilla (Statue of Pedro Estopiñan)
  • Flight Logo.PNG Melilla (Melilla Airport) to Oranjestad, Aruba Aruba.PNG (Queen Beatrix International Airport)
  • Oranjestad (Rococo Plaza Museum Of Antiquities) Yield.PNG Roadblock.PNG
  • Oranjestad (Fort Zoutman) Detour.PNG
  • Oranjestad (Cura Di Tortuga) Pit Stop.PNG

The Roadblock for this leg was to copy the flag of Aruba.

The Detour was Political Symbol or Parade-Like Salsa. In Political Symbol, teams had to sketch the coat of arms of Aruba on a sheet of paper. In Parade-like Salsa, teams had to dress up exactly like one of the salsa dancers using the clothes they have.

Leg 12 (Aruba → Martinique)

La Savane, where a team member had to perform a local dance known as a zouk.

  • Flight Logo.PNG Oranjestad (Queen Beatrix International Airport) to Fort-de-France, Martinique FR-Martinique.PNG, France France.PNG (Le Lamentin Airport)
  • Fort-de-France (La Savane) Roadblock.PNG
  • Fort-de-France (Le Carbet Village - Gauguin Museum) Detour.PNG
  • Fort-de-France (Schoelcher)
  • Fort-de-France (Ruins Of Saint-Pierre) Pit Stop.PNG

The Roadblock for this leg was to perform a local dance known as a zouk.

The Detour was Food or Drink. In Food, teams had to cook a local dish. In Drink, teams had to prepare a local drink using the given equipment.

Leg 13 (Martinique → United States Virgin Islands → United States Of America)

The Finish Line is located at The Everglades.

  • Commune Of Saint-Pierre (Mount Pelee)
  • Flight Logo.PNG Fort-de-France (Martinique Aimé Césaire International Airport) to Charlotte Amalie, United States Virgin Islands US-VirginIslands.PNG, United States Of America UnitedStates.PNG (Cyril E. King Airport)
  • Charlotte Amalie (Blackbeard's Castle) Detour.PNG
  • Charlotte Amalie (Cyril E. King Airport) Roadblock.PNG
  • Charlotte Amalie (Magens Bay)
  • Flight Logo.PNG Charlotte Amalie (Cyril E. King Airport) to Miami, Florida US-Florida.PNG (Miami International Airport)
  • Miami (Rickenbacker Causeway)
  • Miami (The Everglades) Pit Stop.PNG (Finish Line)

The Detour was Coccothrinax or Cariso by Sax. In Coccothrinax, teams had to find a seed from a specific plant and plant it in the soil. In Cariso by Sax, teams had to play a song usually danced with cariso by a saxophone.

The final Roadblock of the Race was to skydive 7,500 feet from the air into a sandbar with their next clue.

Additional Task

  • Before running to the Finish Line, teams had to first arrange ten plates containing food & drink items in order of appearance on this Race (see below).
Leg Country / Territory Food & Drink Item
1 Bermuda.PNG Bermuda none
2 Montenegro.PNG Montenegro Plantaze wine
3 Ecuador.PNG Ecuador guinea pig
4 FrenchPolynesia.PNG French Polynesia none
5 Thailand.PNG Thailand boat noodles
6 Russia.PNG Russia caviar
7a CN-HongKong.PNG Hong Kong herbal tea
7b CN-Macau.PNG Macau dimsum
8 Georgia.PNG GE-Abkhazia.PNG Georgia (Abkhazia) Sulguni cheese
9 Spain.PNG ES-Ceuta.PNG Spain (Ceuta) camel meat
10 Spain.PNG ES-Melilla.PNG Spain (Melilla) none
11 Aruba.PNG Aruba none
12 FR-Martinique.PNG Martinique crayfish fricassee
13 US-VirginIslands.PNG United States Virgin Islands Coccothrinax alta fruit

External Links

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