The Amazing Race 12 Leg 1
|Starting Line||The Playboy Mansion|
|Pit Stop||Connemara Heritage & History Centre|
|Winners||Azaria & Hendekea|
|Last Place||Ari & Staella|
The Playboy Mansion
- Los Angeles, Californa, United States of America
- Starting Line
The race began with Phil welcoming the eleven teams, explaining the basic rules of the race, and shouting "Go!" In the nearby driveway, teams found the vehicles that they would use to make their way to the Los Angeles Airport.
Los Angeles International Airport
- Los Angeles
- Distance: 9.23 miles
The first five teams to arrive would receive tickets for the first flight to Ireland. The last six teams would be on the second flight. However, the first flight was delayed, allowing the second flight to land first.
- Shannon, Ireland
- Distance: 5122 miles
- Rossaveal to Inishmore
- Distance: 54.8 miles
Teams had to catch a ferry from the port in Rossaveal to take them to the island of Inishmore in Galway Bay.
- Distance: 0.72 miles
Teams had to hike up the steep hill to reach this ancient structure, where they would sign up for one of three ferries back to the mainland that would depart in the following morning.
- Inishmore to Rossaveal
- Distance: 12.7 miles
Upon disembarking, teams found tandem bicycles that they had to ride to their next destination.
- Distance: 36.4 miles
Roadblock: At this farm, teams found the first Roadblock of the race. Who wants to pedal for their partner? The chosen team member had to make their way to nearby Cleggan Bay, a huge set of cliffs surrounding an inlet. They would have to pedal a high-wire bicycle across a thin wire spanning the bay, while their partner sat below on a platform hanging from the bike, going along for the ride.
- Staella, Azaria, Kate, Vyxsin, Jason, Marianna, Nathan, Nicolas, Ronald, Jennifer, TK
After the Roadblock, teams had to choose a donkey and fill its saddlebaskets with 15 pieces of peat. They then had to lead the donkey along a long path, around the bay and back to Cleggan Farm, to exchange it for their next clue.
Connemara Heritage & History Centre
- Distance: 9.99 miles
- Prize: A trip for two to the Banff Springs Hotel in Alberta, Canada
|Azaria & Hendekea||1st||A||A||B||5th||4th||4th||2nd||1st||Azaria 1, Hendekea 0|
|Kynt & Vyxsin||1st||A||2nd||2nd||3rd||3rd||2nd||Kynt 0, Vyxsin 1|
|TK & Rachel||1st||1st||1st||1st||1st||3rd||TK 1, Rachel 0|
|Lorena & Jason||1st||B||6th||6th||6th||4th||4th||Lorena 0, Jason 1|
|Nicolas & Donald||1st||A||C||7th||7th||7th||5th||5th||Nicolas 1, Donald 0|
|Shana & Jennifer||1st||B||11th||11th||11th||6th||6th||Shana 0, Jennifer 1|
|Ronald & Christina||1st||A||8th||8th||8th||8th||7th||Ronald 1, Christina 0|
|Kate & Pat||1st||B||10th||10th||10th||7th||8th||Kate 1, Pat 0|
|Marianna & Julia||1st||9th||9th||9th||9th||9th||Marianna 1, Julia 0|
|Nathan & Jennifer||1st||B||4th||3rd||2nd||10th||10th||Nathan 1, Jennifer 0|
|Ari & Staella||1st||A||3rd||5th||5th||11th||11th||Ari 0, Staella 1|
- A bold team member in the Roadblock count indicates the team member who completed this leg's Roadblock.
|The Amazing Race 12|
|Legs||1 • 2 • 3 • 4 • 5 • 6 • 7 • 8 • 9 • 10 • 11|
|Countries||United States • Ireland • Netherlands • Burkina Faso • Lithuania • Croatia • Italy • India • Japan • Taiwan|
|Teams||Ari & Staella • Azaria & Hendekea • Kate & Pat • Kynt & Vyxsin • Lorena & Jason • Marianna & Julia • Nathan & Jennifer • Nicolas & Donald • Ronald & Christina • Shana & Jennifer • TK & Rachel|