While CBS tries to distract people with a roaming RV advertising The Amazing Race 10, the actual race was being spotted around the world. (If locations, tasks, and types of teams constitute spoilers, stop reading now or risk ruining your entire day and having to eat a pint of ice cream just to get over your disappointment.)
First, Kandice Pelletier, last year’s Miss New York and a former Rockette, is a member of one of the teams. getting its start in Seattle on May 27 in Gas Works Park, the place where The Amazing Race 3 concluded.
In Mauritius on June 12, five teams were spotted doing a detour on the beach, and one show fan managed to record a brief video of the first two teams arriving at the clue box. At that point, two all-female teams were spotted.
Teams of racers were also seen in Kuwait back in early June. A few days later, on June 16, the race visited Finland, including the Olympic stadium in Helsinki and the city of Ylöjärvi.
TARFlies Times forum participants have compiled all of the reported locations into one master list to try to map out the route; here’s a simplified, non-qualified version of their list:
- Seattle to Beijing, China
- Beijing to Ulan Bator, Mongolia
- Ulan Bator to Christchurch, New Zealand
- Christchurch to Singapore
- Singapore to Kuwait
- Kuwait to Mombasa, Kenya
- Mombasa to Mauritius
- Mauritius to Parnu, Estonia
- Parnu to Turku, Finland
- Turku to ?
- ? to Barcelona, Spain
- Barcelona to finish