Race to raise: The Amazing Race

Editors note: The following article was written in June of 2018. As part of our effort to provide continuing coverage over the Winter break, we are publishing this as one of a continuing series of classic articles that were not published. 

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  • SCALE IT UP. Reaching for the high notes, Ian Cruickshank and Jaxon Severson,12, harmonize together to complete the scale and gather their ingredients for one of the Amazing Race challenges.”This was my first year watching The Amazing Race, Mason Hooper,9 said. “I really liked seeing people come together to raise money for a charity they care about.”

    Ava Dillingham

  • SCORE N PASS. In the game of snakes, Tayler Lundquist is takes the stand while teammate Ryann Winkler watches from behind. Teams have to choose one member to score 500 in order to receive the next ingredient and clue.

    Ava Dillingham

  • JUMP TO IT. Finishing up the final set, Brooke McKelvey and Lauren Griffith get ready to run to the next obstacle. Hunter Shepersky suprvisies ready to hand them the next clue. In order to complete this challenge, teams had to finish a series of jumping jacks and push-ups.

    Ava Dillingham

  • BLENDIN’ UP TIME. During the final obstacle, Abby Gross and Grace Gabler rush to put together their smoothie to finish first with Ian Cruickshank close behind. The teams need to blend up all the ingredients they have collected throughout the night and hand off the final product to be judged. Abby Gross and Grace Gabler rush to put together their smoothie to finish first with Ian Cruickshank close behind.

    Ava Dillingham

  • SMOOTHIE MADNESS. After the teams make their smoothies with the ingredients they earned from completing challenges, Dawn Ahlgren judged each one based on texture, looks, and taste.

    Iris Treske

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