The Amazing Race 10 Leg 9

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Leg 9
Starting Line Cathedral Andohalo
Madagascar Flag of Madagascar.svg
Pit Stop Great Patriotic War Museum
Ukraine Flag of Ukraine.svg
Winners Tyler & James
Last Place Erwin & Godwin
Distance 6733.15 miles
Contains Detour.png Roadblock.png Roadblock.png Detour.png


Ivato International Airport

Due to a lack of available flights departing from Madagascar, each team was provided with tickets to Paris and from there could make their own arrangements. However, teams were under no obligation to use these provided tickets.

Helsinki-Vantaa International Airport

  • Helsinki, Finland Flag of Finland.svg
  • Distance: 5593 miles

Kappeli Café

  • Helsinki
  • Distance: 10.5 miles

Here, teams would have to log into a provided AOL e-mail account to receive their next clue. As a surprise, teams would find that this clue would be delivered to them in the form of a video from their families. After the video, teams would get their next clue from the owner of the café.

Helsinki Central Railway Station

  • Helsinki
  • Distance: 0.48 miles

Teams had to travel by train to their next destination.

Tampere Railway Station

  • Tampere
  • Distance: 99.9 miles

Soppeenharjun Koulu

  • Ylöjärvi
  • Distance: 6.66 miles

Detour.png Detour

Swamp This: Teams would have to put on a pair of cross-country skis and would have to traverse a 1-mile course through a muddy bog while wearing them. The course would involve three locations where teams would have to temporarily take off their skis and climb up a wooden platform, after which they would jump into the muck and put their skis back on.
Dustin & Kandice, Lyn & Karlyn
Swamp That: Teams would traverse through an obstacle course through the muddy bog. They would be required to run, crawl, climb platforms, swing on a rope and carry one another, as dictated by signs along the way.
Erwin & Godwin, Rob & Kimberly, Tyler & James

Tampere Railway Station

  • Tampere
  • Distance: 6.66 miles

Teams would continue to their next destination by train.

Turku Central Railway Station

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Tytyri Limestone Mine
  • Turku
  • Distance: 88.5 miles

Tytyri Limestone Mine

  • Lohja
  • Distance: 63.6 miles

Roadblock.png Roadblock: Teams would descend into the deep depths of this mine to find a Roadblock clue. Who's ready for a miner inconvenience? The chosen team member would have to ride a bicycle down a steep hill even deeper into the mine. At the bottom, they would find a heavy limestone block, which they would have to attach to their bike and return to the top of the hill. There, they would use the provided tools to break open the block to get the clue inside.

Kandice, Godwin, Karlyn, Rob, James

Helsinki Olympic Stadium Tower

  • Helsinki
  • Distance: 30 miles

Here, teams would ascend to the top of the massive tower. Each team member would then perform a face-first rappel known locally as an "Angel Dive" down the face of the tower. Once on the ground, they would receive a clue instructing them to "Keep Racing!", informing them that the leg was not over. This clue also told teams to travel to the capital of the nation where the Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster took place.

Helsinki-Vantaa International Airport

  • Helsinki
  • Distance: 9.21 miles

Boryspil Airport

Teams would be provided with Soviet-era Volga cars which they would use for the remainder of their stay in this country. The clue teams received along with their vehicles had their next destination written in Ukrainian.

169th District Training Centre, Ukrainian Ground Forces

  • Oster
  • Distance: 44.2 miles

Roadblock.png Roadblock: At this tank-driving school, teams found a Roadblock. Who's ready to take command? The chosen team member would have to drive a Soviet T-64 Tank through a moderately difficult obstacle course, featuring large puddles of muddy water and simulated explosions. Once they finished the course, they would receive their next clue.

Dustin, Godwin, Lyn, Kimberly, James

Apartment 33

File:Kyiv Conservatory.JPG
Ukrainian National Music Academy
  • Kiev
  • Distance: 40.7 miles

Teams had to knock on the door of this apartment to retrieve their Detour information.

Dance & Groove / Ukrainian National Music Academy

File:Kiev-MuseumGreatPatrioticWar 19.jpg
Great Patriotic War Museum
  • Kiev
  • Distance: 0.84 miles/0.27 miles

Detour.png Detour

Make the Music: Teams would travel to the RnB music studio where they would dress as Ukrainian rappers. They would then have to compose a rhyming rap song that incorporated the names of all of the countries they had visited so far. If the local DJ approved of their performance, they would receive their next clue.
Dustin & Kandice, Lyn & Karlyn, Rob & Kimberly
Find the Music: Teams traveled to the music academy where they would have to dress in proper prim attire. They would have to search through thousands of pieces of sheet music on a table to find Tchaikovsky's Concert Fantasy for Piano and Orchestra. Once they had it, they had to search through the academy's 120 practice rooms for a pianist awaiting sheet music. After the pianist performed the piece, they would receive their next clue.
Erwin & Godwin, Tyler & James

Great Patriotic War Museum

  • Kiev
  • Distance from Dance & Groove: 2.11 miles
  • Distance from Ukrainian National Music Academy: 2.24 miles

PitStop.png Pit Stop

Prize: A trip to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, including swimming with dolphins and cruising through the jungle canopy


Team CA IIA Plane.png KC HCR Train.png SHK Detour.png TRS Train.png TLM Roadblock.png OST HVI Plane.png OTS Roadblock.png A33 Detour.png PWM PitStop.png Roadblocks
Tyler & James 2nd A Steady2.png 1st A Decrease2.png 2nd Increase2.png 1st B A Steady2.png 1st Steady2.png 1st Steady2.png 1st Steady2.png 1st A Decrease2.png 2nd Steady2.png 2nd Steady2.png 2nd Increase2.png 1st D Steady2.png 1st Tyler 5, James 4
Dustin & Kandice 1st Decrease2.png 2nd Steady2.png 1st Decrease2.png 2nd A Decrease2.png 2nd Steady2.png 2nd Steady2.png 2nd Steady2.png 2nd Steady2.png 1st Steady2.png 1st Steady2.png 1st Decrease2.png 2nd C Steady2.png 2nd Dustin 5, Kandice 5
Rob & Kimberly 3rd Decrease2.png 5th Decrease2.png 4th Increase2.png 3rd B B Decrease2.png 5th Increase2.png 4th Increase2.png 3rd Decrease2.png 5th B Steady2.png 3rd Steady2.png 3rd Steady2.png 3rd Steady2.png 3rd C Steady2.png 3rd Rob 5, Kimberly 4
Lyn & Karlyn 5th Decrease2.png 4th Decrease2.png 3rd Decrease2.png 4th A Decrease2.png 4th Decrease2.png 5th Increase2.png 4th Increase2.png 3rd Decrease2.png 4th Decrease2.png 5th Steady2.png 5th Increase2.png 4th C Steady2.png 4th Lyn 5, Karlyn 5
Erwin & Godwin 4th Decrease2.png 3rd Decrease2.png 5th Steady2.png 5th B Steady2.png 3rd Steady2.png 3rd Decrease2.png 5th Increase2.png 4th Decrease2.png 5th Increase2.png 4th Steady2.png 4th Decrease2.png 5th D Steady2.png 5th Erwin 4, Godwin 5
  • An A indicates that teams completed the Swamp This Detour, while a B indicates that teams completed the Swamp That Detour.
  • A C indicates that teams completed the Make the Music Detour, while a D indicates that teams completed the Find the Music Detour.
  • A bold team member in the Roadblock count indicates the team member who completed this leg's Roadblock.

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