The Amazing Race 5 is the fifth installment of the reality television show, The Amazing Race. It premiered on September 16, 2013 (2013-09-16)
. This season introduced Season 3 contestant, Toya Montoya, as the new host.
⋐ The team that used the second slot of the "Double U-Turn" ⋑ Recipient of a second U-Turn due to the "Double U-Turn" twist
Same symbols (^, ~, +, -, =) denote the teams that worked together during an Intersection
Notes: 1: Four of the nine teams arrived at the Pit Stop after forfeiting the second Roadblock (Esther, Jessica, Beto and Ezequiel) and received a 2-hour penalty before being allowed to check in. The initial placements for all teams are as follows (the five bolfaced teams were not given the penalty): 1st: Débora & Renata; 2nd: Darío & Esther; 3rd: Jessica & Michelle; 4th: Beto & Juanjo; 5th: Karina & Braian; 6th: Manfred & Pierre; 7th: Evelyn & Jorge; 8th: Ezequiel & Tobías; 9th: Astrid & Aleja.
2:Evelyn & Jorge elected to use the Express Pass to bypass the second Roadblock in Leg 3. Evelyn elected to perform the Roadblock; this is reflected in the total Roadblock count.
3:Astrid & Aleja and Débora & Renata initially arrived 6th and 7th respectively, however they received a 15-minutes penalty for traveling by mototaxi instead of by taxi to the Club Deportivo Caza y Pesca as instructed on the clue. They dropped to 7th and 9th (last) respectively, however Débora & Renata were saved by a non-elimination leg.
4: Leg 5 was a double-elimination leg. The last two teams to be checked in at the Pit Stop were both eliminated.
5:Evelyn & Jorge initially arrived in 2nd, however they received a 15-minute penalty for not dropping their belongings in the marked area during the additional task in the Club Universitario de Regatas. They dropped to 3rd.
6:Astrid & Aleja used their Express Pass given to them by Evelyn & Jorge to bypass an additional task in the Club Universitario de Regatas during Leg 5.
7:Astrid & Aleja originally arrived in 7th, however they received a 1-hour penalty for failing to complete the Roadblock. Since other teams also received penalties, their placement remained unchanged.
8:Débora & Renata and Beto & Juanjo initially arrived 6th and 8th respectively, however they received a 2-hour penalty for refusing to complete the additional task in the Club Universitario de Regatas. Additionally, Débora & Renata received a 30-minute penalty for not completing correctly the additional task where they had to make a Race flag. Beto & Juanjo stayed in 8th, while Débora & Renata dropped to 9th (last), and since this was a double-elimination leg, both teams were eliminated from the Race.
9:Ezequiel & Tobías and Karina & Braian initially arrived 1st and 6th respectively, however they received a 30-minutes penalty for reaching the first Roadblock location before retrieving their clue from the cluebox. Ezequiel & Tobías dropped to 3rd, while Karina & Braian's placement remained unchanged.
10: Five of the six teams arrived at the Pit Stop after not realising that they had to light a candle for Saint Michael at the San Miguel Church as indicated on a sign, and were forced to backtrack and light the candle before being allowed to check in. The initial placements for all teams are as follows (the boldfaced team was not asked to backtrack): 1st: Darío & Esther; 2nd: Jessica & Michelle; 3rd: Manfred & Pierre; 4th: Ezequiel & Tobías; 5th: Karina & Braian; 6th: Evelyn & Jorge
11:Ezequiel & Tobías, Jessica & Michelle, and Evelyn & Jorge initially arrived 2nd, 4th and 6th respectively, however they received a 30-minutes penalty for exceeding the speed-limit while driving during the course of the leg. Ezequiel & Tobías dropped to 4th and Jessica & Michelle dropped to 5th, while Evelyn & Jorge's placement remained unchanged and they were eliminated from the Race.
12:Manfred & Pierre failed to complete an additional task at the Lienzo Charro Ignacio Zermeño. After the last team checked in at the mat, Toya came out to the additional task location and eliminated them.
13: Leg 12 was a double-length leg with one Detour and two Roadblocks and was shown over two episodes.