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Who Says Pageant Girls Don't Eat? is the fourth episode of The Amazing Race 5.


Route Markers[]

The order of departure from Bahia Lopez are as follows:

  1. Colin & Christie (3:10 am)
  2. Charla & Mirna (3:21 am)
  3. Brandon & Nicole (3:54 am)
  4. Bob & Joyce (4:22 am)
  5. Kami & Karli (5:04 am)
  6. Linda & Karen (5:15 am)
  7. Chip & Kim (5:17 am)
  8. Marshall & Lance (5:34 am)

Teams must drive themselves to San Carlos de Bariloche, take a bus to Buenos Aires, then fly to Saint Petersberg, Russia. Upon arrival, teams must make their way to the Battleship Aurora, where they will find their next clue.

At the Battleship Aurora, teams would have the option to Yield a team. None of the teams opted to use the Yield, and was left unaired.

Choice A: Block 5 Shots
Teams must travel to SKA hockey rink, where they would dress up in goalie's gear. They would both step before a single hockey net, and had to work together to block five slapshots from professional hockey players. Once they have successfully blocked five shots, they would receive their next clue.

Bob & Joyce, Brandon & Nicole, and Charla & Mirna chose this task.

Choice B: Drink 1 Shot
Teams must travel to Anichkov Palace, where both team members would perform a cossack ritual. They would each have to balance a glass of vodka on the blade of a saber and would have to tilt it to their mouth and drink every drop. If they both successfully downed their drink, they would receive their next clue.

Chip & Kim, Colin & Christie, Kami & Karli, Linda & Karen, and Marshall & Lance chose this task.

Teams must make their way to the Bronze Horseman statue to find their next clue.

Teams must make their way to Pushkin where they will find their next clue at the Old Tower Restaurant.

"Who's got a taste for the good life?"

The team member assigned to perform this Roadblock must eat a kilogram of caviar. Once they have finished eating, the waiter would give them their next clue.

The Roadblock performers per team are underlined:

Teams must take a horse-drawn sleigh to Catherine's Palace to check in.


     First Place •      Eliminated     Last placer on a Non-Elimination Leg or continue racing on a No-Rest Leg     Season winner •      Season 2nd place •      Season 3rd place • Used the Fast Forward> Used the Yield< Recipient of the Yield
Chip & Kim
 1st place 
Chip & Kim
Married Parents
Colin & Christie
 2nd place 
Colin & Christie
Marshall & Lance
 3rd place 
Marshall & Lance
Charla & Mirna
 4th place 
Charla & Mirna
Brandon & Nicole
 5th place 
Brandon & Nicole
Dating Models
Linda & Karen
 6th place 
Linda & Karen
Bowling Moms
Kami & Karli
 7th place 
Kami & Karli
Bob & Joyce
 8th place 
Bob & Joyce
Internet Dating Couple


  • This leg marks the first time that The Amazing Race visits the country of Russia.
  • This is the only leg of the race where either Christie Lee Woods or Nicole O'Brian do a Roadblock.
  • Although initially believed to be said by Brandon Davidson, it's unclear whose quote inspired the episode title.
  • This is the latest and most recent episode to air in the month of July.


The Amazing Race 5 Episodes

"Clearly, I'm More Intelligent than You" · "It Turned Ugly Just Now" · "I Got Electrocuted" · "Who Says Pageant Girls Don't Eat?" · "Are You Good at Puzzles?" · "Why Can't We Get a Camel?" · "Are You Sure This Is Safe?" · "I'm Going to Jail" · "If You're Gonna Whine, Just Shut Up!" · "If They're Screwing the Helmet to My Head, It Can't Be Good" · "It's Okay, Run Them Over!" · "You've Just Made Me a Millionaire"