ImANewUser Amazing Race 2
Season Run January 1, 2007
– April 2, 2007
Winning Team Harvey and Dale
No. Of Legs 13
Continents Visited 6
Countries & Territories Visited 12
Cities Visited 23
Distance Traveled 45,000 miles (72,419 kilometres)
All-Stars Lin & Ming (15th), Ross & Paige (14th), Mandy & Tiffany (16th)
Season Chronology
Previous ImANewUser Amazing Race 1
Next ImANewUser Amazing Race 3

ImANewUser Amazing Race 2 is the 2nd installment of the fictional series, ImANewUser Amazing Race. This season features fifteen fictional teams.


Development and Filming

This season features the same route as Season 1, also spanning 45,000 miles and covering 6 continents. The season took twenty-eight days to film, the shortest in the Race's history.

There was a 24-hour Pit Stop on Leg 6.


This Race had fifteen teams, an increase from last season's fourteen. Harvey & Dale applied at an open casting call in New Orleans, Louisiana. Dating couple Mitch & Olive knew fellow dating couple Ross and Paige long before the Race started.

Mitch & Olive broke up when the race ended, while Jason (of Dan and Jason) & Kathy (of Katie and Kathy) started dating. They are currently married with one son.

The previous eliminated racers in this Race acted as greeters in Season 4 in the legs where they came last in.

Lin & Ming, Ross & Paige and Mandy & Tiffany were chosen to represent the season in Season 7.


Team Relationship Position (by leg) Roadblock Tally
1 2 3 4 5 6 <72> 8 9 10 <11> 12 13
Harvey & Dale Musical Performers 1st 2nd 9th 2nd 2nd 3rd 3rd 3rd 2nd 5th 5th+ 2nd 1st 1st Harvey 7, Dale 6
Lin & Ming Cousins 8th 5th 6th 11th 5th 1st 1st 2nd 3rd 3rd 3rd+ 4th 3rd 2nd Lin 6, Ming 7
Tammy & Brian Childhood Friends 6th 3rd 1st 4th 3rd 2nd 2nd 1st 4th 2nd 1st+ 1st 2nd 3rd Tammy 7, Brian 7
Joel & Margie Married / Retired 7th 6th 4th 6th 6th 9th 7th 5th 5th 1st 2nd+ 3rd 4th Joel 7, Margie 6
Dave & Lester Best Friends 11th 11th 3rd 10th 7th 7th 6th 4th 1st 4th 4th+ 5th Dave 6, Lester 5
Ross & Paige Dating 14th 10th 7th 7th 1st 5th 4th 6th 7th 6th 6th+ Ross 5, Paige 5
Paul & Will Stepbrothers 13th 7th 8th 5th 10th 6th 9th 8th 6th 7th Paul 5, Will 5
Mandy & Tiffany Boarding School Roommates 10th 1st 10th< 9th 4th 4th 5th 7th 8th Mandy 5, Tiffany 4
Catherine & Alicia Stepsisters 5th 4th 2th 8th 9th 8th 8th 9th Catherine 4, Alicia 4
Mitch & Olive Dating 12th 13th 12th 1st 8th 10th Mitch 3, Olive 2
Ryan & Lenny Friends 9th 9th 5th 3rd 11th Ryan 3, Lenny 2
Dan & Jason Father / Son 3rd 12th 11th> 12th1 Dan 2, Jason 2
Morris & Diane Married 2nd 8th 13th Morris 2, Diane 1
Katie & Kathy Twins 4th 14th Katie 1, Kathy 1
Kathleen & Nina Sisters 15th Kathleen 1, Nina 0

Note 1: Dan and Jason were eliminated on the spot when Jason couldn't finish the Roadblock.
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.

  • Red means the team was eliminated.
  • 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.

Episode Quote Titles

Titles for episodes are often taken from quotes made by the racers. The quotes are sometimes slightly changed for humorous effect.

  1. "Million Dollars, Here We Come!!" – Harvey
  2. "What Are We Going To Europe For?" – Catherine
  3. "Maybe There Is Such Thing As Evolution...This Tastes Like Chicken" – Lester
  4. "Is Papeete In Africa?" – Ming
  5. "Lady Luck Is On Our Side Today" – Paul
  6. "I Feel Like Noah Building An Ark" – Ross
  7. "Elephants Now Serve Food?" – Brian
  8. "I'm More Of An Endangered Species Than This Thing" – Tiffany


  • 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 Air travel    Bus Logo Bus travel    Ferry Logo Water travel   

Detour Detour    Roadblock Roadblock    Fast Forward Fast Forward    Yield Yield    Intersection Intersection    PitStop Pit Stop


IANU AR 2 Route Map.

Leg 1 (United States Of America → Bermuda)


The Deliverance was the first Pit Stop of the Race.

Main article: ImANewUser AR2 Leg 1

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

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

Additional Task

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

Leg 2 (Bermuda → Montenegro)


For this leg's Pit Stop, teams had to check in at the Hotel Crna Gora.

Main article: ImANewUser AR2 Leg 2

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

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

Leg 3 (Montenegro → Ecuador)


At the Roadblock, one team member had to eat a guinea pig.

Main article: ImANewUser AR2 Leg 3

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

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)


To win the Fast Forward, that team had to get Polynesian tattoos on their skin.

Main article: ImANewUser AR2 Leg 4

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

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

Leg 5 (French Polynesia → Thailand)


In Altar It, teams had to gold leaf a Buddha statue, like the ones pictured.

Main article: ImANewUser AR2 Leg 5

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

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

Leg 6 (Thailand → Russia)


The 10 remaining teams flew to the city of Vladivostok.

Main article: ImANewUser AR2 Leg 6

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

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

Additional Task

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

Leg 7 (Russia → China)


The Na Tcha Temple was the Pit Stop for the seventh leg of the race.

Main articles: ImANewUser AR2 Leg 7a and ImANewUser AR2 Leg 7b

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

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 (China → Georgia)


One team had to eat a plate of Sulguni cheese to uncover the Fast Forward clue hidden beneath.

Main article: ImANewUser AR2 Leg 8

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

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

Leg 9 (Georgia → Spain)


One Detour option required teams to deliver a camel using a truck.

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

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

Leg 10 (Spain)


The only Intersection of the Race appeared in Melilla.

  • Melilla ES-Melilla (Medina Sidonia) Intersection
  • Melilla (Lighthouse) Detour
  • Melilla (Melilla Town Beach) Roadblock
  • Melilla (Parque Hernandez) PitStop

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 Melilla (Melilla Airport) to Oranjestad, Aruba Aruba (Queen Beatrix International Airport)
  • Oranjestad (Rococo Plaza Museum of Antiquities) Yield Roadblock
  • Oranjestad (Fort Zoutman) Detour
  • Oranjestad (Cura di Tortuga) PitStop

The Roadblock for this leg is 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, France)


Teams had to go to Schoelcher Library before receiving the clue to the Pit Stop.

  • Flight Logo Oranjestad (Queen Beatrix International Airport) to Fort-de-France, Martinique, France France (Le Lamentin Airport)
  • Fort-de-France (La Savane) Roadblock
  • Fort-de-France (Le Carbet Village) Detour
  • Fort-de-France (Schoelcher Library)
  • Fort-de-France (Ruins of Saint-Pierre) PitStop

The Roadblock for this leg is 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, France → United States Of America)


IANU AR 2's Final Destination City: Miami, Florida.

  • Commune Of Saint-Pierre (Mount Pelee)
  • Flight Logo Fort-de-France (Martinique Aimé Césaire International Airport) to Charlotte Amalie, United States Virgin Islands US-VirginIslands, United States Of America UnitedStates (Cyril E. King Airport)
  • Charlotte Amalie (Blackbeard's Castle) Detour
  • Charlotte Amalie (Cyril E. King Airport) Roadblock
  • Charlotte Amalie (Magens Bay)
  • Flight Logo Charlotte Amalie (Cyril E. King Airport) to Miami, Florida US-Florida (Miami International Airport)
  • Miami (Rickenbacker Causeway)
  • Miami (The Everglades) PitStop (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 is 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 10 plates containing foods in order of appearance on this Race.

External Links

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