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HaMerotz LaMillion (המירוץ למיליון, "The Race to the Million") is the Israeli version of the reality television show, The Amazing Race. It aired two seasons. The first season ran from February 5 through June 11, 2009 on Israeli television. The second season ran from October 4, 2011 through February 11, 2012.

Production[]

Format[]

Teams[]

For a list of all teams, see Category:The Amazing Race (IL) teams.

Seasons[]

Season Number of Teams Destinations Filming Dates Season Run Network Winners Unique Distinctions
HaMerotz LaMillion 1 10 Israel, South Africa, Vietnam, Japan, Macau, Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand November 2008 - December 2008 February 5, 2009 - June 11, 2009 Channel 2 ILS1 ShayGuy
Shay Kahana & Guy Osadon
None
HaMerotz LaMillion 2 11 Israel, Hungary, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Poland, Czech Republic, China, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Singapore March 30, 2011 - April 26, 2011 October 25, 2011 - February 11, 2012 ILS2 BarInna
Bar Ben-Vakil & Inna Broder
Introduced the Double Battle
HaMerotz LaMillion 3 11 Israel, Spain, France, Brazil, Cuba, United States, Taiwan January 15, 2013 - February 2, 2013;
July 30, 2013 - July 31, 2013
May 11, 2013 - August 31, 2013 ILS3 TaliaKoby
Talia Gorodess & Koby Windzberg
None
HaMerotz LaMillion 4 14 Israel, Georgia, Sweden, Finland, United Kingdom, Costa Rica, Bolivia, Argentina May 9, 2014 - June 2, 2014 November 22, 2014 - March 28, 2015 ILS4 ShayShani
Shay Gavriel & Shani Alon
Featured split starting lines
HaMerotz LaMillion 5 14 Israel, Italy, Romania, Namibia, Tanzania, India, South Korea, Vietnam, Cambodia, Australia November 6, 2015 - December 4, 2015 May 17, 2016 - September 26, 2016 ILS5 AmitRaz
Amit Gal & Raz Gal
HaMerotz LaMillion 6 12 Israel, United States, Mexico, Colombia, Jamaica, Russia, Kyrgyzstan, Thailand May 10, 2017 - June 7, 2017;
September 22, 2017 - September 23, 2017
October 21, 2017 - March 21, 2018 Reshet 13 ILS6 EvelinTohar
Evelin Haimovich & Tohar Haimovich
Featured eliminated teams who had competed for a second chance to return into the competition
HaMerotz LaMillion 7 12 Israel, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mauritius, Nepal, China, Philippines November 4, 2018 - November 29, 2018 July 15, 2019 - September 25, 2019 ILS7 TiaFay
Matija "Tia" Galili & Fatima "Fay" Jakite
None
HaMerotz LaMillion 8 12 Philippines, Netherlands, Armenia, Chile, Ecuador, Brazil, Israel December 1, 2018 - December 22, 2018 September 6, 2020 - December 8, 2020 ILS8 YaelYosiel
Yael Carmon & Yosiel Neeman
Featured six returning teams and six new teams
HaMerotz LaMillion 9 13 Iceland, Spain, Morocco, Zambia, Germany, Austria, Bulgaria, Azerbaijan, Mongolia, South Korea, Vietnam, New Zealand May 10, 2023 - June 10, 2023 To be determined Channel 12 To be determined

Countries and Locales Visited[]

Africa[]

Country Season(s) Visited
Mauritius Mauritius 7
Namibia Namibia 5
South Africa South Africa 1, 7
Tanzania Tanzania 5
Zambia Zambia 7
Zimbabwe Zimbabwe 7

Asia[]

Country Season(s) Visited
Armenia Armenia 8
Cambodia Cambodia 5
China China 2, 7
Georgia Georgia 4
India India 5
Israel Israel 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Japan Japan 1
Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan 6
Nepal Nepal 7
Flag of the Philippines Philippines 8
Singapore Singapore 2
South Korea South Korea 5
Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 2
Flag of Taiwan Taiwan 3
Flag of Thailand Thailand 2
Vietnam Vietnam 1, 5
Territory Season(s) Visited
Hong Kong Hong Kong 1
Macau Macau 1

Europe[]

Country Season(s) Visited
Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina 2
Croatia Croatia 2
Czech Republic Czech Republic 2
Finland Finland 4
France France 3
Hungary Hungary 2
Italy Italy 5
Netherlands Netherlands 8
Poland Poland 2
Romania Romania 5
Russia Russia 6
Spain Spain 3
Sweden Sweden 4
United Kingdom United Kingdom 4

North America[]

Country Season(s) Visited
Costa Rica Costa Rica 4
Cuba Cuba 3
Jamaica Jamaica 6
Mexico Mexico 6
United States United States 3, 6

Oceania[]

Country Season(s) Visited
Australia Australia 1, 5
New Zealand New Zealand 1

South America[]

Country Season(s) Visited
Argentina Argentina 4
Bolivia Bolivia 4
Brazil Brazil 3, 8
Colombia Colombia 6
Chile Chile 8
Ecuador Ecuador 8

Reception[]

External links[]

The Amazing Race Season Index
United States 1 · 2 · 3 · 4 · 5 · 6 · 7 · 8 · 9 · 10 · 11 · 12 · 13 · 14 · 15 · 16 · 17 · 18 · 19 · 20 · 21 · 22 · 23 · 24 · 25 · 26 · 27 · 28 · 29 · 30 · 31 · 32 · 33 · 34 · 35 · 36
Asia 1 · 2 · 3 · 4 · 5
Australia 1 · 2 · 3 · 4 · 5 · 6 · 7
Brazil 1
Canada 1 · 2 · 3 · 4 · 5 · 6 · 7 · 8 · 9 · 10
Central Europe Cancelled
China 1 · 2 · 3 · 4
China Rush 1 · 2 · 3
Finland 1 · 2
France 1
Israel 1 · 2 · 3 · 4 · 5 · 6 · 7 · 8
Latin America 1 · 2 · 3 · 4 · 5 · 6
Norway 1 · 2
Philippines 1 · 2
Ukraine 1
Vietnam 1 · 2 · 3 · 4 · 5 · 6
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