Duke & Lauren
Team Profile
Members Duke Marcoccio
Lauren Marcoccio
Age 52 (Duke)
26 (Lauren)
Hometown Warwick, Rhode Island
Relation Father/daughter
Occupation Tour company owner (Duke)
Speech and language pathologist (Lauren)

The Amazing Race 10

Legs Competed 3
Legs Won 0
Placement 9th
Average Position 4.67
Roadblock Count Duke: 2
Lauren: 1
Countries raced Flag of the United States.svg Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Flag of Mongolia Flag of Vietnam

Duke Marcoccio and Lauren Marcoccio are a Father/Daughter team on The Amazing Race 10.


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Duke & Lauren are a father and daughter Team from Rhode Island who were estranged for several years following Lauren's "coming out." Both were hurt and disappointed by the experience and hope that running the Race together can help them recapture the closeness they once shared.

Duke, a father of three, is the owner and operator of a successful company called My Little Town, which makes New England icons in miniature porcelain. A Harley Davidson motorcycle enthusiast, Duke loves his family and both he and Lauren share the belief that they must win at anything they do, including THE AMAZING RACE.

Lauren, a speech and language pathologist, is a lesbian who has been involved in a relationship for four years. She enjoys hiking, running and rock climbing and has a competitive streak that should help her along the way. Her primary motivation for competing on the Race is to bond with her father and prove to him that she is still the same person she always was.

The Amazing Race 10

Race History

Duke & Lauren's Race History
Episode Leg Destination(s) Detour Choice
Placement Notes
1 1 United States → China Labor / Leisure Duke 2 of 12
2 2 China → Mongolia Take It Down / Fill It Up Lauren 3 of 10
3 3 Mongolia → Vietnam Fuel / Fowl Duke 9 of 9
Average 4.67
     The team finished in first place
     The team finished in last place and was eliminated from the race
     The team finished in last place in a non-elimination leg
     The team finished in last and were supposed to be eliminated, but were saved by the Salvage Pass or The Save
     The team that won The Amazing Race
     The team that crossed the Finish Line second
     The team that crossed the Finish Line third
The team used the Fast Forward pass
> The team used the Yield
< Recipient of the Yield

Post-Race Life


  • Lauren is the first openly lesbian contestant.
  • featured them for a Father's Day Celebration slideshow in 2015.[1]

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