ImANewUser Amazing Race 9 (also known as TAR Co-Eds Edition 1, and presently known as TAR Mixed-Gender Teams 1) is the 9th installment of the fictional series, ImANewUser Amazing Race. This is the first season that has been hosted in RFF, another forum. After Forumsnet experienced some issues, the ninth season was hosted in RFF for a smooth race. This season features seventeen co-ed teams from the show, The Amazing Race.

Production

Development and Filming

The route spans around 47,000 miles and covers 6 continents. Previously unvisited countries include Uruguay, Costa Rica, Jamaica, Greece, Mongolia, South Korea, Cambodia and Indonesia. The territory of Guam was also visited for the first time this season. Chile & France were also visited (featuring a first-time visit to the island of Corsica), as well as Russia and Vietnam. Similar to last season, the legs this season were tributes to various legs on The Amazing Race.

This is the first season to not feature any extended Pit Stops, as well as the second season (the first being Season 5) to not feature any non-elimination legs.

Cast

All the teams this season have appeared on real seasons of The Amazing Race.

In Leg 2, Kynt & Vyxsin moved from 2nd to 15th. This is the biggest drop in placings in the history of the Race.

Leaderboard

Team Relationship Position (by leg) Roadblock Tally
1 2 3 4 5 6 <7> 8 9 102 11 12 13 14
Terence & Sarah Dating 15th 5th 9th 8th 8th 4th 4th 3rd 2nd+ 4th 4th 1st 1st 2nd 1st Terence 7, Sarah 8
Nathan & Jennifer Dating 6th 1st 8th 4th> 2nd 5th 5th 8th 1st+ 1st 3rd 5th 2nd 3rd 2nd Nathan 7, Jennifer 7
Meredith & Gretchen Married / Retired 1st 9th 12th 6th 10th 7th 6th 6th 7th+1 6th 6th 1st 4th 1st 3rd Meredith 7, Gretchen 7
Ronald & Christina Father / Daughter 5th 3rd 4th 1st 3rd 3rd 3rd 4th 2nd+ 2nd> 2nd 3rd 3rd 4th Ronald 7, Christina 6
Fran & Barry Married 40 Years 11th 10th 3rd 5th 9th 8th 9th 7th 4th+ 7th< 1st 3rd 5th Fran 6, Barry 6
John Vito & Jill Formerly Dating 12th 6th 11th 3rd 4th 10th 8th 1st 5th+ 3rd 5th 6th John Vito 5, Jill 6
Dave & Margaretta Married Grandparents 14th 7th 9th 12th 6th 1st 7th 2nd 6th+ 5th 7th Dave 4, Margaretta 6
Ken & Tina Separated 7th 8th 2nd 2nd 1st 6th 2nd 5th 8th+1 Ken 4, Tina 4
David & Mary Coalminer & Wife 9th 2nd 6th 7th< 5th 2nd 1st 9th David 3, Mary 4
Uchenna & Joyce Married 8th 14th 13th 10th 11th 9th 10th Uchenna 4, Joyce 3
Toni & Dallas Mother / Son 4th> 12th 4th 9th 7th 11th Toni 3, Dallas 3
Anita & Arthur Married Beekeepers 2nd 4th 1st 11th 12th Anita 2, Arthur 2
Duke & Lauren Father / Daughter 10th 11th 7th 13th Duke 2, Lauren 2
Kris & Jon Dating Long Distance 13th 13th 14th Kris 1, Jon 2
Kynt & Vyxsin Dating Goths 2nd< 15th Kynt 1, Vyxsin 1
Joseph & Monica Dating 16th Joseph 0, Monica 1
Flo and Zach Friends 17th Flo 1, Zach 0

Note 1: There was a tie for last place, so a tiebreaker was conducted to settle the tie.
Note 2: Leg 10 was a double-length leg with two Detours and two Roadblocks. 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.
  • A means the team was U-Turned. A means the team used their U-Turn. A ⊂⊃ indicates an unused U-Turn.
  • Matching colors of symbols indicate teams who worked together during part of the leg as a result of the Intersection route marker.

Prizes

  • Leg 1 – A trip to Los Cabos
  • Leg 2 – A trip to Puerto Vallarta
  • Leg 3 – A trip to the Turks & Caicos
  • Leg 4 – A trip to St. Lucia
  • Leg 5 – Off-road motorcycle for each member
  • Leg 6 – 12.5-foot catamaran for each member
  • Leg 7 – Two Sony Cybershot cameras
  • Leg 8 – Two Kodak Easyshot cameras
  • Leg 9 – Two Kodak Easyshot cameras
  • Leg 10a – $10,000 for each member
  • Leg 10b – A waverunner for each member
  • Leg 11 – A trip to Europe
  • Leg 12 – A trip to London
  • Leg 13 – A trip to Paris
  • Leg 14 - $1,000,000

Race Locations

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

Detour.PNG Detour    Roadblock.PNG Roadblock    Fast Forward.PNG Fast Forward       Yield.PNG Yield    U-Turn.PNG U-Turn    Intersection.PNG Intersection    Pit Stop.PNG Pit Stop

The IANU AR 9 route map

Leg 1 (United States Of America → Uruguay)

The teams' first stop was the city of Punta del Este, Uruguay.

  • Las Vegas, Nevada US-Nevada.PNG, United States Of America UnitedStates.PNG (Caesar's Palace) (Starting Line)
  • Flight Logo.PNG Las Vegas (McCarran International Airport) to Montevideo, Uruguay Uruguay.PNG (Carrasco International Airport)
  • Bus Logo.PNG Montevideo (Tres Cruces Bus Terminal) to Punta Del Este (Punta Del Este Bus Station)
  • Punta Del Este (The Hand)
  • Ferry Logo.PNG Punta Del Este (Dock) to Gorriti Island
  • Ferry Logo.PNG Gorriti Island to Punta del Este (Dock)
  • Maldonado (Meat Warehouse)
  • Maldonado (La Rosada Carniceria)
  • Punta Del Este (Punta Del Este Lighthouse) Fast Forward.PNG
  • Punta Del Este (Blue & White Hotel) Yield.PNG Detour.PNG
  • Maldonado (Cachimba del Rey) Roadblock.PNG
  • Punta Ballena (Casa Pueblo) Pit Stop.PNG

For this leg's Fast Forward, that team had to make their way to the Punta Del Este Lighthouse. Once there, they had to finish a 50-pound slab of meat.

The Detour for this leg of the Race was Zips or Chips. In Zips, teams had to ascend into a penthouse and travel by zip-line down to the hotel pool to receive their next clue. In Chips, teams had to play roulette in the hotel casino with 20 chips and would receive their clue if they won a game. If they lost all of their chips they would have to do the Zips task.

For this Roadblock, that team member had to search for thirty people who were willing to drink water from the well. Once that team member got thirty people, they got their next clue.

Additional Tasks

  • At Gorriti Island, teams had to search for one of four different departure times hidden on 17 trees.
  • At the meat warehouse, teams had to carry a 55 pound slab of meat 10 miles (16 km) to the La Rosada Carniceria.

Leg 2 (Uruguay → Chile)

From Puerto Montt, teams took a ferry to Chiloe Island.

  • Flight Logo.PNG Punta del Este (Capitan Corbeta CA Curbelo International Airport) to Puerto Montt, Chile Chile.PNG (El Tepual Airport)
  • Ferry Logo.PNG Puerto Montt (Puerto Montt Port) to Ancud, Chiloe Island
  • Ancud (Cabañas Gaviotas) Fast Forward.PNG
  • Dalcahue (Farm) Roadblock.PNG
  • Dalcahue (San Juan Fishing Village)
  • Dalcahue (San Juan Central Plaza) Detour.PNG
  • Dalcahue (Overlook) Pit Stop.PNG

For this leg's Fast Forward, that team had to have each member eat 2 kilograms of smoked clams.

The Roadblock required the team member to carry crates filled with apples and crush 1000 apples using farm equipment.

The Detour in this leg was Casa or Concha. In Casa, teams had to haul a mobile home out of the lake with the help of two bulls. In Concha, teams had to pull four clam cages out of the water and retrieve 100 clams.

Additional Task

  • At the fishing village, in an unaired task, teams had to paint a boat frame and carry a canoe to their next destination.

Leg 3 (Chile → South Africa)

The Pit Stop for this leg was at the Rhodes Memorial.

  • Flight Logo.PNG Puerto Montt (El Tepual Airport) to Cape Town, South Africa SouthAfrica.PNG (Cape Town International Airport)
  • Cape Town (Robben Island)
  • Cape Town (Valley Gun Club) Fast Forward.PNG
  • Cape Town (Kalk Bay Harbor) Detour.PNG
  • Cape Town (Atlantis Dunes)
  • Cape Town (Langa) Roadblock.PNG
  • Cape Town (Rhodes Memorial) Pit Stop.PNG

To win the Fast Forward, teams had to travel to Valley Gun Club and shoot six Flying Discs.

The Detour on this leg was Dance or Deliver. In Dance, teams had to wear an orange costume and danced with a local troupe until they made 25 rand in tips. In Deliver, teams delivered 250 lb (110 kg) of fish.

The Roadblock was to buy a Smiley (sheep's head) and a box of Epsom salts, then deliver them as an offering to a healer. who then gave them a bitter potion, to drink. Team members had to drink all of the potion to get their next clue.

Additional Task

  • At Atlantis Dunes, both team members had to slide down the dune in a board and go over an arch to receive their next clue.

Leg 4 (South Africa → Costa Rica)

Teams received the Fast Forward clue near Volcan Poas.

  • Flight Logo.PNG Cape Town (Cape Town International Airport) to San Jose, Costa Rica CostaRica.PNG (Juan Santamaría International Airport)
  • San Jose (Public Parking Adrian)
  • Volcan Poas Fast Forward.PNG
  • Alajuela (Doka Estate) Yield.PNG Roadblock.PNG
  • Jaco (Roca Loca Surf Shop) Detour.PNG
  • Quepos (Malecon) Pit Stop.PNG

For the Fast Forward, teams had to paint two cartwheels with the same design as the sample they were given.

In the Roadblock, one person from each team searched for a red bean among 800 pounds of coffee beans.

The Detour was Relic or Ripe. In Relic, teams had to recover four Mayan relics. In Ripe, teams had to harvest 15 bushels of bananas.

Leg 5 (Costa Rica → Jamaica)

For the Roadblock, team members had to dance the limbo to earn a departure time the next morning.

  • Grecia (La Iglesia de Metal)
  • Flight Logo.PNG San Jose (Juan Santamaría International Airport) to Kingston, Jamaica Jamaica.PNG (Norman Manley International Airport)
  • Port Antonio (Frenchman's Cove) Fast Forward.PNG Roadblock.PNG
  • Port Antonio (Grants Level) Detour.PNG
  • Montego Bay (Round Hill Cottage 16) Pit Stop.PNG

To win this leg's Fast Forward, that team had to perform a sample of reggae music for 30 minutes to the satisfaction of the reggae instructor.

For this Roadblock, that team member had to do the limbo and go as low as possible to have an earlier departure time the following morning.

The Detour for this leg had teams choose between Raft It & Build It. In Raft It, teams had to travel 8 miles (13 km) up the Rio Grande on bamboo rafts with only a pole to steer. In Build It, teams had to build bamboo rafts using the tools provided. Once the raft was complete, they had to sail across the river to get their next clue and then back to the starting point.

Additional Task

  • After eight attempts at the Roadblock, teams spent the night at the cove & departed tomorrow morning.

Leg 6 (Jamaica → France)

Teams rode a Zodiac boat for the Fly Behind Detour.

  • Lucea (Cool Breeze House Onion Shack)
  • Lucea (Three Dives Jerk Shack)
  • Flight Logo.PNG Montego Bay (Sangster International Airport) to Ajaccio, Corsica FR-Corsica.PNG, France France.PNG (Ajaccio - Campo dell'Oro Airport)
  • Ajaccio (Napoleon's Birthplace)
  • Ajaccio (Harbor) Fast Forward.PNG
  • Calvi (Camp Rafalli) Detour.PNG
  • Zilia (Winery) Roadblock.PNG
  • L'Île-Rousse (La Pietra) Pit Stop.PNG

For this leg's Fast Forward, that team had to locate a harbor in Corsica, and dress in old-style diving suits weighing more than 100 pounds each. To win the Fast Forward, both team members had to walk across the ocean floor to a lobster trap and get the next clue inside.

In this leg's Detour, teams chose between Climb Up or Fly Behind. In Climb Up, teams used a mechanical ascender to climb a 45-foot rock wall. Once at the top, they had to find a French legionnaire who would give them a medal before rappelling 75 feet down to receive their next clue. In Fly Behind, teams had to choose a Zodiac boat & as one team member rode the Zodiac, the other had to search among 25 buoys for one of 12 with a clue attached.

For this Roadblock, that team member had to stomp 55 pounds of grapes with their feet. They then had to drink a glass of their wine to receive their next clue.

Additional Task

  • At the Cool Breeze House Onion Shack, teams picked up a sack of 50 onions, then traveled to Three Dives Jerk Shack to chop the 50 onions.

Leg 7 (France → Greece)

The teams' first stop in Athens is the Ancient Agora.

  • Ferry Logo.PNG Calvi (Xavier Colonna Port) to Nice (Lympia Port)
  • Nice (City Garden)
  • Flight Logo.PNG Nice (Nice Côte d'Azur Airport) to Athens, Greece Greece.PNG (Athens International Airport)
  • Athens (The Ancient Agora)
  • Athens (Stamatopoulos Taverna) Fast Forward.PNG
  • Railway Logo.PNG Athens (Agioi Anargyroi Railway Station) to Corinth (Isthmos Railway Station)
  • Corinth (Corinth Canal) Yield.PNG Roadblock.PNG
  • Nemea (Ancient Stadium) Detour.PNG
  • Rio (Fortress of Rion) Pit Stop.PNG

For this leg's Fast Forward, that team had to travel on foot less than a mile to a restaurant and take part in a Greek tradition: plate breaking. Teams had to break plates and find a little clue flag that was baked into one plate in order to win the Fast Forward.

For this Roadblock, that team member had to complete a 240-foot bungee jump into Corinth Canal to get their next clue.

In the Detour for this leg, teams chose between Herculean Effort or It's All Greek To Me. In Herculean Effort, teams had to complete three events from the ancient Olympics. One member had to throw a discus a certain distance, while the other member had to throw a javelin the same distance. Finally, both members had to participate in professional wrestling. In It's All Greek To Me, teams had to enter an archeological site to search a specific section for the nine pieces of pottery containing Greek letters. Then, teams had to translate the letters and arrange them to spell a location on a provided Greek map, Dimitsana.

Leg 8 (Greece → Russia)

The Fast Forward for this leg had teams participate in some ice fishing.

  • Flight Logo.PNG Athens (Athens International Airport) to Krasnoyarsk, Russia Russia.PNG (Yemelyanovo Airport)
  • Krasnoyarsk (Krasnoyarsk Hydroelectric Dam)
  • Krasnoyarsk (Mana River) Fast Forward.PNG
  • Krasnoyarsk (Church of Saint Innokenty) Detour.PNG
  • Krasnoyarsk (Museum of The Last Bow) U-Turn.PNG
  • Krasnoyarsk (Bobrovy Log Park) Roadblock.PNG
  • Krasnoyarsk (Krasnoyarsk Theater of Musical Comedy) Pit Stop.PNG

For this leg's Fast Forward, that team had to travel to the banks of the Mana River and using local methods, catch five fish beneath the ice. The first team to catch five fish won the Fast Forward.

This leg's Detour was a choice between Stack or Construct. In Stack, teams had to stack wood into a large wall formation in front of an existing stack. If their wall collapsed into the existing one, they had to rebuild both. In Construct, teams had to assemble a local-style window frame, then look for a house marked with a "Repairs Needed" sign and install the window there.

For the leg's Roadblock, that team member had to complete a lap on a bobsled roller coaster in under four minutes while looking for seven letters scattered around the track, then arrange the letters correctly to spell a famous Russian playwright in order to receive their next clue.

Leg 9 (Russia → Mongolia)

The newly intersected teams were directed to find their next clue at the Gorkhi-Terelj National Park.

  • Railway Logo.PNG Krasnoyarsk (Krasnoyarsk Railway Station) to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia Mongolia.PNG (Ulan Bator Station)
  • Ulaanbaatar (Choijin Lama Temple) Intersection.PNG
  • Terelj (Gorkhi-Terelj National Park) Fast Forward.PNG Detour.PNG
  • Ulaanbaatar (Hotel Mongolia) Roadblock.PNG Pit Stop.PNG

Upon arrival at Choijin Lama Temple, teams faced an Intersection. At the Intersection, teams had to join with one other team to complete tasks and make decisions together until further notice.

The unused Fast Forward required each intersected team member to succesfully win a round of Mongolian wrestling with a local.

The Detour for this leg was Take It Down or Fill It Up. In Take It Down, teams had to take down the canvas walls and roof of a yurt, roll it up, and attach it to a camel. In Fill It Up, teams had to take a cart pulled by a hynik, put four water containers, fill them up at a stream, bring them back and fill a barrel to the designated line.

Upon arrival at the Hotel Mongolia, teams were not intersected anymore. For this Roadblock, that team member had to use a traditional Mongolian bow and shoot a flaming arrow to hit a target 160 feet away. After hitting the target, the team could run to the pit stop at the pavilion on a hill.

Additional Task

  • Upon arrivng at the Gorkhi-Terelj National Park, the intersected teams had to put on traditional Mongolian army hats and ride two and a half miles on a horse.

Leg 10 (Mongolia → South Korea)

The Pit Stop for this double-length leg was the Gyeongbokgung Palace.

  • Flight Logo.PNG Ulaanbaatar (Chinggis Khaan International Airport) to Busan, South Korea SouthKorea.PNG (Gimhae International Airport)
  • Busan (Jongro Taekwondo)
  • Busan (Jagalchi Market - Golden Pig Statue) Yield.PNG Detour.PNG
  • Busan (Nurimaru APEC House) Roadblock.PNG
  • Busan (Beomeosa Temple) Pit Stop.PNG (Leg Midpoint)
  • Yongin (Korean Folk Village)
  • Seoul (Namsan Park - N Seoul Tower)
  • Seoul (Dondaemun Market) Fast Forward.PNG
  • Cheorwon County (Sundam Valley - Rafting Korea) Roadblock.PNG
  • Seoul (Seoul Subway Station 228) Detour.PNG
  • Seoul (Gyeongbokgung Palace) Pit Stop.PNG

The Detour for the first half was Slither or Deliver. In Slither, teams had to proceed to the Jagalchi Fish Market and find a marked fish tank filled with octopus. Each team member had to then retrieve one 100-year old Korean coin from the bottom of the tank. In Deliver, teams had to deliver six meals to three different addresses.

The first Roadblock directed teams to Yongdusan Park, where one team member had to look for a gatekeeper with a set of keys. That team member then had to try to unlock a lock on the chains of the gate using the provided key to receive their next clue.

Additional Task

  • At the taekwondo academy, each team member had to break three boards by kicking them before receiving their next clue from the taekwondo master.

The Fast Forward this leg required teams to head to Dondaemun Market and help a local finish one hanbok.

During the second half, the Roadblock had team members swimming beneath the ice to an exit hole on the other side.

The Detour for the second half had teams choosing between Strong Hands, where each team member had to break three pieces of wood using taekwondo techniques, and Strong Stomach, where each team member had to finish one plate of a Korean delicacy, live octopus.

Additional Task

  • At the Korean Folk Village, teams had to play a traditional Korean game where they had to throw bamboo sticks into a cylinder 15 feet away.

Leg 11 (South Korea → Cambodia)

Angkor Wat was the site for this leg's Roadblock.

  • Flight Logo.PNG Seoul (Incheon International Airport) to Siem Reap, Cambodia Cambodia.PNG (Siem Reap-Angkor International Airport)
  • Siem Reap (Cambodia Landmine Museum) Fast Forward.PNG
  • Siem Reap (Gas Station)
  • Siem Reap (Tonlé Sap - Kho Andeth) Detour.PNG
  • Siem Reap (Angkor Wat) Roadblock.PNG
  • Siem Reap (Bayon Temple) Pit Stop.PNG

The unused Fast Forward required teams to find the Cambodia Landmine Museum and activate a mine using the provided tools.

The Detour for this leg was between Village Life & Village Work. In Village Life, teams had to retrieve a set of toy teeth from a dentist, a doll from a tailor, and a basketball from a floating basketball court all on Tonlé Sap, scoring a basket before returning all the items to the Siem Reap Harbor. In Village Work, teams had to search the Tonlé Sap for a fish pen, retrieve two full baskets of fish and return them to the Siem Reap Harbor.

For this Roadblock, that team member had to go into Angkor Wat and find the "Echo Chamber" where they had to beat their chest to hear the echo. They could then pick up a stone frieze displaying their next clue on the reverse.

Additional Task

  • At the gas station, teams had to fill the tank of a marked jeep with 25 liters of diesel fuel before getting their next clue.

Leg 12 (Cambodia → Indonesia)

The Detour, Push or Sell, was centered around an Indonesian dish called bakso.

  • Flight Logo.PNG Siem Reap (Siem Reap-Angkor International Airport) to Jakarta, Indonesia Indonesia.PNG (Soekarno-Hatta International Airport)
  • Jakarta (Ragunan Zoo) Roadblock.PNG
  • Jakarta (SMA Negeri 60 School) Fast Forward.PNG
  • Jakarta (Taman Mini Indonesia Indah – West Sumatra Pavilion) Detour.PNG
  • Jakarta (National Monument) Pit Stop.PNG

For this leg's Fast Forward, that team had to search among the students of SMA Negeri 60 School for one listening to a Sony Walkman MP3 player that was playing the Fast Forward award.

For this Roadblock, that team member had to retrieve the clue in a box located inside a snake pit, containing a dangerous snake, within 2 minutes.

The Detour for this leg gave the teams the option to Push (push a bakso, or meatball soup, cart 500 meters along a marked route while singing a traditional song, without spilling any soy sauce) or Sell (sell or eat 15 bowls of bakso, each worth a minimum of 2,000 rupiah).

Additional Task

  • At the West Sumatra Pavilion, teams had to perform a native dance called tari piring correctly before they can get their next clue.

Leg 13 (Indonesia → Vietnam)

Most of the leg took place near the Mekong Delta.

  • Flight Logo.PNG Jakarta (Soekarno-Hatta International Airport) to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Vietnam.PNG (Tan Son Nhat International Airport)
  • Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon Opera House)
  • Ho Chi Minh City (Bến Thành Market)
  • Cái Bè (Mekong Delta) Detour.PNG
  • Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon River - 2A Ton Duc Thang Street) Roadblock.PNG
  • Ho Chi Minh City (Café Thu Thiem) Pit Stop.PNG

In this Detour, teams had to choose between Easy Buy & Hard Sell or Sampan & Some Walk. In Easy Buy & Hard Sell, teams had to search the nearby floating market for a vendor who was selling water coconuts, buy one water coconut, head back to shore, exchange it for a basket of fruit and earn a minimum of 40,000 dong by selling the fruit. In Sampan & Some Walk, teams had to transport a pile of fruits across the river on a sampan to a marked chicken stall, exchange the fruits for 20 live chickens and deliver them to a nearby market.

For this Roadblock, that team member had to drive a cyclo with their partner in it, following a marked path to a ferry, and to the Pit Stop.

Additional Task

  • At the Mekong Delta, teams had to release the flower they were given at Bến Thành Market on the Mekong River before they can get their next clue.

Leg 14 (Vietnam → Guam → United States Of America)

The Final Destination City for IANU AR 9 was Anchorage, Alaska.

  • Flight Logo.PNG Ho Chi Minh City (Tan Son Nhat International Airport) to Hagåtña, Guam US-Guam.PNG, United States Of America UnitedStates.PNG (Antonio B. Won Pat International Airport)
  • Hagåtña (Dulce Nombre de Maria Cathedral Basilica)
  • Yigo (Andersen Air Force Base) Detour.PNG
  • Flight Logo.PNG Yigo (Andersen Air Force Base) to Anchorage, Alaska US-Alaska.PNG (Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport)
  • Anchorage (Captain Cook Statue)
  • Anchorage (Salmon Hooker)
  • Anchorage (Goose Lake Park) Roadblock.PNG
  • Girdwood (Girdwood Airport) Pit Stop.PNG (Finish Line)

Season 9's last Detour was between Care Package & Engine Care. In Care Package, teams had to pack various aid items, totalling 500 pounds, board it onto a plane & participate in an air drop training exercise. For Engine Care, teams had to clean an engine pod and associated flap section on a B-52 bomber's wing.

In this season's final Roadblock, one team member had to place 15 out of 20 items encountered throughout the 14 legs of the race on a stage. The items had to match all the following requirements:

  • Each of the 15 items represented one of the race's 14 legs (see below), with Leg 10 having 2 items
  • 3 of the items were animals or animal by-products
  • 2 of the items appeared in a Fast Forward
  • 2 of the items are wooden
  • 1 of the 15 items was a signpost (Yield/U-Turn/Intersection)
  • 2 of the items were modes of transport
Leg Country / Territory Item Encountered
1 Uruguay.PNG Uruguay slab of meat
2 Chile.PNG Chile apple
3 SouthAfrica.PNG South Africa set of flying discs
4 CostaRica.PNG Costa Rica red coffee bean
5 Jamaica.PNG Jamaica raft
6 France.PNG FR-Corsica.PNG France (Corsica) metal cage
7 Greece.PNG Greece urn fragment with Greek letter
8 Russia.PNG Russia wood stack
9 Mongolia.PNG Mongolia Intersection
10a SouthKorea.PNG South Korea golden pig statue
10b octopus
11 Cambodia.PNG Cambodia diesel gas
12 Indonesia.PNG Indonesia Sony Walkman
13 Vietnam.PNG Vietnam cyclo
14 US-Guam.PNG Guam care package

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