You're in Our Race Now is the season premiere of The Amazing Race 31.
Teams must dig for their first clue in an octopus-shaped sand sculpture.
Teams will need to perform a task involving jellyfish kites. Details involving the task are currently unknown. The clue will reveal their first destination to be Tokyo, Japan. Upon arriving, teams will take a bus to Shibuya, where they will get their next clue.
Teams must go on foot to one of two places for their next clue: either ACB Lock & Security or Tokyo Tokyo Restaurant. Each place only has a limited number of clues.
Teams must go to the EDGEof Shibuya and go up to the 5th floor to find their next clue.
The team member assigned to this Roadblock would have to take part in a Japanese-style game show and search through several geta sandals by biting into them until they find one of twelve made of chocolate. Both team members must then eat the chocolate up to a red line to receive their next clue. The Roadblock performers per team are underlined:
The team member who sat out of the previous Roadblock would have to perform this one. The team member would also have to compete in a Japanese-style game show and climb a 20-foot (6.1 m) slippery slope resembling Mount Fuji to grab their next clue at the summit. The Roadblock performers per team are underlined:
First Place • Eliminated • Last placer on a Non-Elimination Leg • Season winner • Season 2nd place • Season 3rd place • ► Used the Fast Forward • ⊂ User of the first Double U-Turn slot • ⊃ Recipient of the first Double U-Turn slot • ⋐ User of the second Double U-Turn slot • ⋑ Recipient of the second Double U-Turn slot• ~ Team that lost the Double Battle
- First time that a season premiere has aired in the month of April.
- First episode to have aired immediately after an episode of Survivor since "Great Way to Start a Relationship".
- This episode's title was said by Jamal in reference to how the Big Brother and Survivor teams were out of their element.
- Jodi Walker at EW.com (04/18/2019): "If the shoe fits, eat it"
- Andy Dehnart at realityblurred (04/18/2019): "A very special Amazing Race started very much like every other Amazing Race"
- Jessica Liese & Mike Bloom on Reality TV RHAPs (04/18/2019): "The Amazing Race 31 | Premiere Recap"
- Joyce Eng at GoldDerby (04/19/2019): "Zen Colin and Christie are almost scarier than Intense Colin and Christie"
- Michael Harmstone, Logan Saunders, & Michelle Pearce-Denovan at RealityTV Warriors (04/21/2019): "The Amazing Race 31 Season Premiere Recap"
|The Amazing Race 31 Episodes|
"You're in Our Race Now" · "Knock the Newbie Out of Us" · "Here Fishy, Fishy, Fishy" · "I Took Out a Polar Bear" · "I'm a Bird, I'm a Plane, I'm on The Amazing Race" · "Who Wants a Rolex?" · "Living Fearlessly" · "You're the Apple in My Eye" · "Let's Split!" · "Chugga Chugga Choo Choo!" · "This One Is for One Million Dollars"