|Ron & Kelly|
|Relationship||Former POW/Pageant Queen|
|Teammates|| Ron Young|
Ron Young and Kelly McCorkle are a team of Former POW/Pageant Queen on the 7th season of The Amazing Race.
- Age: 28
- Hometown: Villa Rica, Georgia
- Was shot down in the war of Iraq and was taken to prison for 23 days before the marines rescued him.
- Age: 26
- Hometown: Greenville, South Carolina
- Miss South Carolina 2002.
Ron & Kelly are a dating Team from Villa Rica, Georgia and Greenville, South Carolina, respectively. Ron is a former Iraq War POW who is currently a student at the University of Georgia and works as a motivational speaker. Kelly was crowned Miss South Carolina in 2002 and works as a Legislative Correspondent. Their primary motivation for participating in the Race is strictly for the adventure.
Ron grew up in Lithia Springs, Georgia. A fan of the movie "Top Gun," Ron became a pilot after joining the Army and started flying Apache helicopters. When Ron's helicopter was shot down in Iraq, he was captured, interrogated, held captive and later rescued by the United States Marines. Following his rescue, Ron returned home and was introduced to the reigning Miss South Carolina. The two have been an item ever since. Ron is very competitive and admits he's a thrill seeker. He currently works as a motivational speaker.
Kelly's determination has always been a part of her life. After growing up with a learning disability, she graduated cum laude from North Greenville College. After being crowned Miss South Carolina, she went on to compete in the Miss America pageant. Kelly describes herself as well-rounded and persistent.
This couple has been on quite a roller coaster ride over the past few years, and they're not showing any signs of slowing down. They're ready for a new adventure.
- Leg 1: 10th
- Leg 2: 2nd
- Leg 3: 4th
- Leg 4: 4th
- Leg 5: 2nd
- Leg 6: 1st
- Leg 7: 2nd
- Leg 8: (2nd) 2nd
- Leg 9: 4th (Non-Elimination)
- Leg 10: 2nd (Yielded by Rob & Amber)
- Leg 11: 1st
- Leg 12: 3rd
- Beat Ryan & Chuck in a footrace to escape the first elimination.
- Settled for 3rd when Kelly misspoke causing Ron to drive in the wrong direction.
- Youngest male/female team, 27.
- Youngest team in the Final Three, 27.
- Season 7 Biography
- Ron & Kelly - Amazing Race Wetpaint
- Ron Young - Wikipedia
- Kelly McCorkle - Wikipedia
- Facebook: Facebook.com/kelly.parkison
|The Amazing Race Season Index|
US (1 · 2 · 3 · 4 · 5 · 6 · 7 · 8 · 9 · 10 · 11 · 12 · 13 · 14 · 15 · 16 · 17 · 18 · 19 · 20 · 21 · 22)
|The Amazing Race 7 Teams|