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.
- 1 Production
- 2 Leaderboard
- 3 Prizes
- 4 Race Locations
- 4.1 Leg 1 (United States Of America → Bermuda)
- 4.2 Leg 2 (Bermuda → Montenegro)
- 4.3 Leg 3 (Montenegro → Ecuador)
- 4.4 Leg 4 (Ecuador → French Polynesia)
- 4.5 Leg 5 (French Polynesia → Thailand)
- 4.6 Leg 6 (Thailand → Russia)
- 4.7 Leg 7 (Russia → Hong Kong → Macau)
- 4.8 Leg 8 (Macau → Georgia)
- 4.9 Leg 9 (Georgia → Spain)
- 4.10 Leg 10 (Spain)
- 4.11 Leg 11 (Spain → Aruba)
- 4.12 Leg 12 (Aruba → Martinique)
- 4.13 Leg 13 (Martinique → United States Virgin Islands → United States Of America)
- 5 External Links
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.
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.
|Team||Relationship||Position (by leg)||Roadblock Tally|
|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.
- 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
|Air travel Bus travel Water travel|
Leg 1 (United States Of America → Bermuda)
- Chicago, Illinois , United States Of America (Old Water Tower) (Starting Line)
- Chicago (Chicago O'Hare International Airport) to Hamilton, Bermuda (Bermuda International Airport)
- Hamilton (Bermuda Cathedral)
- Hamilton (Albuoy's Point)
- Hamilton (Hamilton Harbour) to St. George's (Port)
- St. George's (St. George's Cricket Club)
- St. George's (Ordnance Island - Statue Of George Somers)
- St. George's (The Deliverance)
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.
- At the Church of England, teams searched for their next clue from the tower.
Leg 2 (Bermuda → Montenegro)
- St. George's (The Unfinished Church)
- Hamilton (Bermuda International Airport) to Podgorica, Montenegro (Podgorica Airport)
- Podgorica (City Beck's Open Bar)
- Podgorica (Millennium Bridge)
- Podgorica (Hotel Crna Gora)
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)
- Podgorica (Podgorica Airport) to Quito, Ecuador (Mariscal Sucre International Airport)
- Quito (Plaza Independencia)
- Quito (Mariscal Sucre International Airport) to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Galapagos Islands (San Cristobal Airport)
- Puerto Baquerizo Moreno (Mockingbird Cafe)
- Puerto Baquerizo Moreno (Laguna el Junco)
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)
- Puerto Baquerizo Moreno (San Cristobal Airport) to Papeete, French Polynesia , France (Faa'a International Airport)
- Papeete (Papeete Tahiti Temple)
- Papeete (Papeete Waterfront)
- Papeete (Le Meridien Tahiti)
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)
- Papeete (Faa'a International Airport) to Bangkok, Thailand (Suvarnabhumi International Airport)
- Bangkok (Koh Kret Island)
- Bangkok (Mo Chit Bus Terminal) to Ayuthaya (Ayuthaya Bus Terminal)
- Ayuthaya (Wat Phra Si Sanphet)
- Ayuthaya (Khun Phaen Residence)
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)
- Lopburi (Prang Sam Yot)
- Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi International Airport) to Vladivostok, Russia (Vladivostok International Airport)
- Vladivostok (Eagle's Nest Mount)
- Vladivostok (Fokin Street)
- Vladivostok (Yul Brynner's Home)
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.
- At the Prang Sam Yot, teams had to prepare a monkey feast to get their next clue.
Leg 7 (Russia → Hong Kong → Macau)
- Vladivostok (Vladivostok International Airport) to Hong Kong , China (Hong Kong International Airport)
- Hong Kong (Jumbo Floating Restaurant)
- Hong Kong (Tian Tan Buddha)
- Hong Kong (Star Ferry)
- Hong Kong (Tsim Sha Tsui)
- Hong Kong (Tsim Sha Tsui Clock Tower) (Leg Midpoint)
- Hong Kong (Statue of Tien-Hou)
- Hong Kong (Hong Kong Ferry Terminal) to Macau (Macau Ferry Terminal)
- Macau (Macau Museum)
- Macau (Lotus Fountain)
- Macau (Na Tcha Temple)
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)
- Macau (Ruins of St. Paul's Cathedral)
- Macau (Macau International Airport) to Tbilisi, Georgia (Novo Alexeyevka International Airport)
- Tbilisi (Novo Alexeyevka International Airport) to Sukhumi, Abkhazia (Sukhumi Dranda Airport)
- Sukhumi (Quay)
- Sukhumi (Babushara Airport)
- Gagra District (Voronya Cave)
- Sukhumi (Abaata Fortress Ruins)
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)
- Tbilisi (Tbilisi International Airport) to Malaga, Spain (Malaga Airport)
- Algeciras (Port Terminal) to Ceuta (Ceuta Ferry Terminal)
- Ceuta (Royal Wall Of Ceuta)
- Ceuta (Welcome Sign)
- Ceuta (Foso De San Felipe)
- Ceuta (The Mediterranean Park)
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)
- Melilla (Medina Sidonia)
- Melilla (Lighthouse)
- Melilla (Melilla Town Beach)
- Melilla (Parque Hernandez)
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)
- Melilla (Statue of Pedro Estopiñan)
- Melilla (Melilla Airport) to Oranjestad, Aruba (Queen Beatrix International Airport)
- Oranjestad (Rococo Plaza Museum Of Antiquities)
- Oranjestad (Fort Zoutman)
- Oranjestad (Cura Di Tortuga)
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)
- Oranjestad (Queen Beatrix International Airport) to Fort-de-France, Martinique , France (Le Lamentin Airport)
- Fort-de-France (La Savane)
- Fort-de-France (Le Carbet Village - Gauguin Museum)
- Fort-de-France (Schoelcher)
- Fort-de-France (Ruins Of Saint-Pierre)
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)
- Commune Of Saint-Pierre (Mount Pelee)
- Fort-de-France (Martinique Aimé Césaire International Airport) to Charlotte Amalie, United States Virgin Islands , United States Of America (Cyril E. King Airport)
- Charlotte Amalie (Blackbeard's Castle)
- Charlotte Amalie (Cyril E. King Airport)
- Charlotte Amalie (Magens Bay)
- Charlotte Amalie (Cyril E. King Airport) to Miami, Florida (Miami International Airport)
- Miami (Rickenbacker Causeway)
- Miami (The Everglades) (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.
- 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).
|ImANewUser Amazing Race|
|Seasons||1: Female Teams 1 • 2 • 3: Female Teams 2 • 4 • 5: Fanfic Teams • 6 • 7: All-Stars 1 • 8: Male Teams 1 • 9: Mixed-Gender Teams 1 • 10: Male Teams 2 • 11: Mixed-Gender Teams 2 • 12 • 13 • 14: All-Stars 2 (Unfinished Business) • 15: Female Teams 3 • 16: Male Teams 3 • 17: Mixed-Gender Teams 3 • 18: Scripted TV|
|Leg Summaries||2 • 13|
|Statistics & Trivia||Finalists • Player Profiles • Race Routes • Route Markers|
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