Leg 1 (Shanghai → Zhejiang)
* Shanghai, People's Republic of China People's Republic of China (Shanghai Expo Park) (Starting Line)
* Shanghai (Shanghai South Railway Station) to Ningbo, Zhejiang (Ningbo Railway Station)
* Ningbo (Zhenbao Fang Restaurant) Roadblock (Eat Turtle)
* Ningbo (Lao Wai Tan) (Overnight Rest)
* Ningbo (Strawberry Farm)
* Ningbo (Dongqian Lake)
* Ningbo (Tianyi Ge Pavilion)
* Ningbo (Ningbo Scenic Waterfront)
* Ningbo (Ningbo Grand Theater) Pit Stop
In the first Roadblock of the race, one team member has to eat a complete turtle, including the shell.
* Once in the Shanghai South Railway Station, teams must find a lady with an orange umbrella for tickets to their next destination.
* In Lao Wai Tan, teams picked departure times for next day.
* In the Strawberry Farm, teams must pick 5 kilograms (11 lb) of strawberries to receive their next clue.
* In the Dongqian Lake, teams must play a game of paintball and pick up all 10 same colored flag to receive their next clue.
* In the Ningbo Scenic Waterfront, teams must complete a 100 pieces puzzle in order to receive their next clue.