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"Five Continents, 25 Cities, And More Than 40,000 Miles"
TAR7E12
Version United States
Season Season 7
Episode Number 12/12 (085)
First Broadcast May 10, 2005
Episode Chronology
Previous "The Devil Made Me Do It"
Next "Go, Mommy, Go! We Can Beat Them!"
(next season)
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Five Continents, 25 Cities, And More Than 40,000 Miles is the Season Finale of The Amazing Race 7.

Synopsis

Three teams compete in the last legs of the race ending in one team winning the one million dollar prize.

After 40,000 miles of travel, teams reach the last city and one of them becomes the one million dollar winner of the Race. Along the way, the final three teams are neck and neck, racing in their taxis to the next location when one team's taxi gets a flat tire. Another team is at the mercy of strangers when they are forced to beg for money. Also, a team makes the crucial mistake of leaving a clue behind while shopping at a bookstore.[1]

Story

Leg 11

Leg 12

Route Markers

Leg 11

The order of departure from Potters Fields Park are as follows:

  1. Rob & Amber (2:47 am)
  2. Ron & Kelly (4:26 am)
  3. Uchenna & Joyce (4:41 am)

Teams must fly to Kingston, Jamaica. Upon arrival, teams must make their way to Port Antonio and find Frenchman's Cove to find their next clue.

The team member assigned to perform this Roadblock would have to do the limbo to earn their departure time from Frenchman's Cove; the lower they could do it, the teams would depart 15 minutes earlier the next morning starting at 9:45 A.M. with the earliest departure at 8:15 A.M., after eight attempts at the limbo, teams would receive their next clue instructing them to spend the night and then depart at the time they earned doing the limbo.

The Roadblock performers per team are underlined:

Teams must travel in the morning to Grant's Level High in Rio Grande where they will find their next clue.

Choice A: Raft It
Teams must travel 8 miles up the Rio Grande on Bamboo rafts with only a pole to steer. Once at the end of the course, teams would find their next clue.

None of the teams chose this task.

Choice B: Build It
Teams must build bamboo rafts using the tools provided. When the raft was deemed completed by their supervisor, teams then sailed across the river to find their next clue on top of a hill, then had to sail them back across the river.

All of the teams chose this task.

Teams must make their way to Montego Bay and find Round Hill to check in.

For coming in last place, Uchenna & Joyce would have to surrender all of their money and possessions, except for the clothes they're wearing and their passports, and they would not receive any money at the start of the next leg.

Leg 12

The order of departure from Round Hill are as follows:

  1. Ron & Kelly (2:37 am)
  2. Rob & Amber (2:38 am)
  3. Uchenna & Joyce (2:48 am)

Teams must make their way to Lucea and find the Cool Breeze House Onion Shack, where they need to pick up 50 onions. Once they have the onions, teams must find the 3 Dives Jerk Shack, and chop all 50 onions to receive their next clue.

Teams must make their way to Rose Hall to find their next clue.

Choice A: Pony Up
Teams must ride a horse into the ocean then hang onto its tail as it goes around buoys. When the horse has finished its course, teams would receive their next clue.

None of the teams chose this task.

Choice B: Tee It Up
Teams have to dress in proper golfing attire, then go out to the driving range and have to hit a golf ball into a 16-foot area 140 yards away. When one of the team members puts a ball on the green, teams would receive their next clue.

All of the teams chose this task.

Teams must fly to San Juan, Puerto Rico. Upon arrival, teams must choose a marked car and find the Castillo de San Felipe del Morro Fort to search for their next clue.

Teams must drive themselves to Aguadilla and find the El Muelle de Azucar Abandoned Sugar Refinery and follw the marked path to find their next clue.

The team member assigned to perform this Roadblock would dive off a 30 ft pier then swim 90 yards to a buoy, where they would find their next clue. After obtaining the clue, they must go to the waiting boats that returned them to shore.

The Roadblock performers per team are underlined:

Teams must fly to Miami, Florida, United States. Upon arrival, teams must make their way to find

Rickenbacker Causeway and find the clue underneath a bridge.

Teams must make their way to Little Havana and find El Rey de los Habanos cigar shop to find their next clue.

Teams must make their way to Fort Lauderdale and find the Bonnet House to cross the Finish Line.

Leaderboard

Legend:
     First Place •      Eliminated     Last placer in Non-Elimination Leg     Saved from elimination by the Salvage Pass or The Save     Season winner •      Season 2nd place •      Season 3rd place • Used the Fast Forward> Used the Yield< Recipient of the Yield



Leg 11

RonKelly
 1st place 
Ron & Kelly
Former POW/Pageant Queen
RobAmber7
 2nd place 
Rob & Amber
Engaged
UchennaJoyce7
 3rd place 
Uchenna & Joyce
Married

Leg 12

UchennaJoyce7
 1st place 
Uchenna & Joyce
Married
RobAmber7
 2nd place 
Rob & Amber
Engaged
RonKelly
 3rd place 
Ron & Kelly
Former POW/Pageant Queen

Trivia

  • This episode's title was said by Phil Keoghan at the Finish Line when crowning Uchenna and Joyce as the winners of the race.
  • The episode marks the first time The Amazing Race visits the country of Jamaica and the U.S. Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.

Quotes

London to Jamaica - can't get much better than that!Uchenna
It's gonna be the pageant queen and the army guy versus the Survivor couple versus the black couple in Jamaica. Yeah, mon!Rob
Rob's got fear in his eyes and he's had it for a couple of days.Ron
We're on fumes here. We're workin' on fumes.Uchenna
Rob is having a fit!Joyce when seeing Rob and Amber get stopped by police
Please be Uchenna and Joyce. Please be Uchenna and Joyce!Patrick

Reception

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