Fran & Barry

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Fran & Barry
Fran & Barry
The Amazing Race 9
Relationship Married 40 Years
Finishing Position 5th
Legs Completed 8
Legs Won 1
Average Position 4.88
Roadblock Count Fran 4, Barry 4
Countries raced Flag of Brazil.svg Flag of Russia.svg Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Italy.svg Flag of Greece.svg Flag of Oman.svg Flag of Australia.svg

Francis "Fran" and Bernard "Barry" Lazarus are a couple who have been married for 40 years who competed on The Amazing Race 9. They're from Silverthorne, Colorado. They surprised everyone by winning Leg 7 in Oman, but were sadly eliminated in 5th in the next leg.


Race Summary

Leg 1 (United States → Brazil)

  • Detour.png Rotor Head: Find one of three destinations on a map and ride a helicopter there.
  • PitStop.png 8th

Leg 2 (Brazil)

  • Roadblock.png Fran: Climb a skyscraper's fire escape, then rappel down the building.
  • Detour.png Climb It: Climb up a waterfall with a mechanical ascender.
  • PitStop.png 9th

Leg 3 (Brazil → Russia → Germany)

  • Roadblock.png Barry: Jump off a 10 meter diving platform and dive for the next clue
  • Detour.png Scour: Search through 1500 Russian nesting dolls for a tiny clue.
  • PitStop.png Leg Midpoint - 5th
  • Roadblock.png Barry: Search under gnome hats and feet for the Travelocity Gnome.
  • Detour.png Slap It: Learn and perform a complicated German folk dance.
  • PitStop.png 4th

Leg 4 (Germany → Italy)

  • Detour.png Laundry: Search among clothes hanging on a clothesline for a label with the race flag.
  • Roadblock.png Fran: Put together a sculpture puzzle of a Greek Statue with two extra pieces.
  • PitStop.png 4th

Leg 5 (Italy)

  • Detour.png Little Fish: Sell 4kg of Triglia fish.
  • Roadblock.png Barry: Score a goal in kayak polo.
  • PitStop.png 4th

Leg 6 (Italy → Greece)

  • Roadblock.png Fran: Bungee jump into the Corinth Canal.
  • Detour.png It's All Greek To Me: Search an archaeological dig site for pottery pieces with Greek letters which unscramble to the next destination.
  • PitStop.png 4th

Leg 7 (Greece → Oman)

  • Detour.png Watch Tower: Search among three watchtowers across a river for an Arabian scroll.
  • Roadblock.png Barry: Dig in 117 sand dunes to find a shuwa.
  • PitStop.png 1st

Leg 8 (Oman → Australia)

  • Detour.png Sand: Drag heavy branches across the sand to comb the beach.
  • Roadblock.png Fran: Search the Fremantle Prison for batteries to power a flashlight, then search the catacombs for the next clue.
  • PitStop.png 5th - Eliminated
The Amazing Race 9
Legs 123456789101112
Countries United StatesBrazilRussiaGermanyItalyGreeceOmanAustraliaThailandJapan
Teams BJ & TylerDanielle & DaniDave & LoriEric & JeremyFran & BarryJohn & ScottJoseph & MonicaLake & MichelleLisa & JoniRay & YolandaWanda & Desiree
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