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A evacuation (often called Medevacs when referring to medical evacuations) is a rare method where an emergency forces a contestant to be removed from the game without being eliminated.

Occurrences[]

The Amazing Race (US)[]

An evacuation occured at the beginning of the fifth leg of The Amazing Race 34, due to Abby & Will after Will was testing positive for COVID-19.

HaMerotz LaMillion[]

In the fifth leg on HaMerotz LaMillion 1, Hannah & Margalit were unable to start the fifth leg in Japan and went directly to a hospital nearby, Margalit suffered a severe abdominal infection during their flight to Tokyo. They were forced to withdraw the Race in 7th place.

In the third leg on HaMerotz LaMillion 3, Andrea & Ronnie were already far behind other teams, with Ronnie suffered a leg injury during the Roadblock. Since he wouldn't recover by the end of the leg, he and Andrea went directly to the Pit Stop in 10th place.

The Amazing Race Australia[]

An evacuation occurred in The Amazing Race Australia 4, Chris & Adrienne were already far behind the other teams, with Chris unable to carry on to even a regular walking pace after camel suddenly threw him off, breaking several of his ribs and fell during the last task.

An evacuation also occurred in The Amazing Race Australia 5, Shane & Deb were leading ahead the other teams when Shane injuring his knee during the first Roadblock at Horseshoe bay, he and Deb were removed from the race.

Another evacuation occurred in The Amazing Race Australia 6, Fliss & Tottie were evacuated when Fliss rolled her ankle badly spraining it. Since she wouldn't recover by the end of the leg, she and Tottie were removed from the race.

Another evacuation occurred in The Amazing Race Australia Celebrity Edition (2023)]], Grant & Chezzi were evacuated when Grant collapsed from extreme heat stroke after completing a dance challenge. Hours later he was determined unfit to continue the race, but Grant wished to finish the leg officially, so Beau Ryan met them halfway to the Pit Stop to eliminate them on the mat.

The Amazing Race Canada[]

In the third leg on The Amazing Race Canada 2, Jen & Shawn became the first team to go to the hospital, Shawn dislocated his shoulder during the surfing challenge. They were forced to withdraw from the Race in 10th place.

The Amazing Race (Latin America)[]

An evacuation occurred in The Amazing Race: Ecuador, Audi & David were unable to complete the third leg when Audi suffered an internal injury during the Roadblock on the first leg. She and David were forced to withdraw from the Race in 9th place.

Trivia[]

  • Shane & Deb are the lowest-ranked evacuated team, finishing in 13th place.
  • Hannah & Margalit are the highest-ranked evacuated team, finishing in 7th place.


The Amazing Race Format

Challenges: Assist · Clues · Clue Box · Double Battle · Express Pass · Resurrection Card · Salvage Pass · Save
Pit Stops: Elimination · Finish Line · Marked for Elimination · Megaleg · No Penalty · No-Rest Leg · Non-Elimination Leg · Pit Start · Pit Stop · Starting Line · Superleg
Rules: Money · Rules and Penalties
Others: Date Night · Discharged · Ejection · Evacuation · Medically Exempt · Overnight Rest · Quit · Switchback
Twists: City Sprint · Departure Time Penalty · Double Elimination · Double Your Money · First Class Pass · Hazard · Marked for Elimination · On Ramp · One Way · Partner Swap · Pass · The Scramble · Salvage & Sabotage · Starting Line Task · Surprise Elimination · Surrender Money · Surrender Money and No Supplied Vehicles · Surrender Money and Possessions · U-Turn · Yield

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