|The Amazing Race 20|
|Distance traveled||40,000 miles (64,374 km)|
|Starting line||Santa Barbara County, California|
|Finish line||North Koolaupoko, Hawaii|
|Filming dates||November 26, 2011 - December 19, 2011|
|Season run||February 19, 2012 - May 6, 2012|
|Number of legs||12|
|Number of teams||11|
|Winning team||Rachel & Dave|
|Runner(s)-up|| Art & JJ|
Brendon & Rachel
|Previous Season||The Amazing Race 19|
|Next Season||The Amazing Race 21|
|Episode #||Leg #||Title||Air Date||Destination||First Place||Last Place||Finish|| Viewership|
|1||1||"Tears of a Clown"||February 19, 2012||United States → Argentina||Rachel & Dave||Misa & Maiya|| 1st Eliminated|
|2||2||"You Know I'm Not as Smart as You"||February 26, 2012||Argentina||Rachel & Dave||Dave & Cherie|| 2nd Eliminated|
|3||3||"Bust Me Right in the Head With It"||March 4, 2012||Argentina → Paraguay||Art & JJ||Elliot & Andrew|| 3rd Eliminated|
|4||4||"Taste Your Salami"||March 11, 2012||Paraguay → Italy||Art & JJ||Bopper & Mark|| Non-Elimination|
|5||5||"Uglier Than a Mud Rail Fence"||March 18, 2012||Italy → Austria → Germany||Art & JJ||Kerri & Stacy|| 4th Eliminated|
|6||6||"This Is Wicked Strange"||March 25, 2012||Germany → Azerbaijan||Rachel & Dave||Joey & Danny|| 5th Eliminated|
|7||7||"I Didn't Make Her Cry"||April 8, 2012||Azerbaijan → Tanzania||Rachel & Dave||Nary & Jaime|| Non-Elimination|
|8||8||"Let Them Drink Their Haterade"||April 15, 2012||Tanzania||Bopper & Mark||Nary & Jaime|| 6th Eliminated|
|9||9||"Bollywood Travolta"||April 22, 2012||Tanzania → India||Rachel & Dave||Bopper & Mark|| Non-Elimination|
|10||10||"I Need Hair to be Pretty"||April 29, 2012||India||Rachel & Dave||Bopper & Mark|| 7th Eliminated|
|11||11||"It's a Great Place to Become Millionaires"||May 6, 2012||India → Japan||Rachel & Dave||Vanessa & Ralph|| 8th Eliminated|
|12||Japan → United States||Rachel & Dave||Brendon & Rachel||3rd place|
|Art & JJ||2nd place|
This chart shows each teams ranking per leg according to their official check in at the Pit Stop. However, time penalties issued before the start of the next leg due to improperly performed tasks are not reflected here.
|Place||Team||Leg 1||Leg 2||Leg 3||Leg 4||Leg 5||Leg 6||Leg 7||Leg 8||Leg 9||Leg 10||Leg 11||Leg 12||Average|
|1||Rachel & Dave||1||1||6ϵ||2||4||1►||1||2||1||1||1||1||1.83||6-5|
|2||Art & JJ||3||2||1||1►||1||2||3||3⊂||3||4||2||2||2.25||6-5|
|3||Brendon & Rachel||2||4||2||6||5||4||4||4⊃⋐||2||2||3||3||3.42||6-6|
|4||Vanessa & Ralph||5||7||8||4||3||6||5||5⋑||4||3||4||4.91||5-5|
|5||Bopper & Mark||9||3||4||8||6||3||2||1||5||5►||4.60||3-5|
|6||Nary & Jamie||4||6||5||5||7||5||6||6||5.50||4-3|
|7||Joey & Danny||10||8||3||3||2||7||5.50||3-3|
|8||Kerri & Stacy||7||5||7||7||8||6.80||3-2|
|9||Elliot & Andrew||6||9||9||8.00||1-2|
|10||Dave & Cherie||8||10||9.00||1-1|
|11||Misa & Maiya||11||11.00||0-1|
1: Rachel & Dave elected to use the Express Pass to bypass the Detour in Leg 3.
2: Rachel & Dave initially arrived 2nd, but were issued a 2-hour penalty for using up all of their allotted bottles at the Roadblock and not finishing the task. During this time, four teams checked in at the Pit Stop, dropping Rachel & Dave to 6th.
3: Bopper & Mark completed the Fast Forward task, but were too far behind the other teams and they still came in last and were eliminated.
4: Leg 12 had two Roadblocks and no Detour. The team member who sat out the first Roadblock was required to perform the second one.
5: Rachel & Dave initially arrived 1st at the finish line, but they had accidentally skipped the second roadblock of the leg and were told to turn back to complete it. This did not affect their placement with they were able to complete the roadblock and came back with a proper 1st place finish.
- First time visits to Paraguay and Azerbaijan.
- For the first time ever, one team would be forced to fix their mistake before they could check in at the finish line. Rachel & Dave missed the Roadblock.
- First season which both teams survived a double U-Turn in the same leg (Brendon & Rachel and Vanessa & Ralph).
- Second time that the Finish Line has take place in Hawaii.
- Rachel & Dave have eight wins in one single season (tied Rovilson & Marc).
- Second season to not feature a parent-child team since The Amazing Race 11.
- First season to have a Speed Bump and a Fast Forward in a same leg (Leg 10).
- First season since Season 4 to have more than two Fast Forwards in the entire race.
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