Amazing Race Party

Amazing Race party - Ask Anna

My project for this weekend was an Amazing Race party.   This weekend we celebrated my husband’s best friend’s 30th birthday!

Amazing Race Party - Ask Anna
They’ve been friends for over 15 years now!
 

 Our two families love the Amazing Race.

Amazing Race Party - Ask Anna

 We have a tradition that every Sunday night they come over, we make pizza and we watch the show.  It’s super fun and we always make it a competition to see which of us can guess the winners.

A few years ago Matt {my husband} and Billy {his best friend} sent in an audition tape for the Amazing Race.  Unfortunately they didn’t get accepted and they were super bummed.  So when Heather {Billy’s wife and my best friend} and I were trying to think up ideas for our husband’s 30th birthdays this year, she thought it would be fun to do an Amazing Race themed party for Billy’s birthday!

We have had so much fun planning it and scheming up challenges that they’d have to do.  Here are some pictures of the clues I made.

Amazing Race Party - Ask Anna
 
Amazing Race Party - Ask Anna
 
Amazing Race Party - Ask Anna

Here are some pictures of the party.  I have to give a big thank you to my friend Bethany for taking these great pictures!  I had my camera in my pocket all day but was too excited about the race to remember to use it. :)
They LOVED it!  They ended up winning the race too {which was not planned}.

Amazing Race Party - Ask Anna
 
Amazing Race Party - Ask Anna

Balancing on the Slackline.

Amazing Race Party - Ask Anna

Sorting out the clues to make sure the teams had them all at the finish line.

Amazing Race Party - Ask Anna

The guys relaxing after a long and hard race.

Amazing Race Party - Ask Anna

Heather and I, excited the party was a HUGE success!

Amazing Race Party - Ask Anna

The whole crew!

Amazing Race Party - Ask Anna

A little croquet during the BBQ.

Amazing Race Party - Ask Anna

This is one REALLY happy birthday boy!

Amazing Race Party - Ask Anna

Also a big thank you to ChicaandJo.com for all of the great clue printouts!  The clues wouldn’t have looked as official without them.

 

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"Hi I'm Anna! Welcome to Ask Anna where I love to answer your household questions! I have always loved to clean, organize and decorate and this blog is a fun way for me to help you love it too! I am a busy mom of a beautiful little girl and I'm married to the love of my life. Together we fill our days with projects , laughter and love. I serve an incredible God and overall I'd say I'm truly blessed!"

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  1. 1

    Thanks for hosting! What a fun birthday party! Looks like it was a huge success!Carleewww.ladybirdln.com

  2. 2

    That is one amazing party!! I can only imagine how much work that must have been but it looks like it would be so much fun!

  3. 3

    What a fun party! SO soon and you'll be 30 too!! You're still so young ;)Becky B.www.organizingmadefun.comOrganizing Made Fun

  4. 4

    It was soooooooo GREAT, you girls did an amazing job! I think they now expect to do this once a year! :)

  5. 5

    What a wonderful themed birthday party! We love The Amazing Race too and I know my boys would love to do something like this. Thanks for the great idea :) Looks like everyone had a great time!

  6. 6

    Love the Birthday Party… so fun! Thank you for hosting.

  7. 7

    What a great party idea!!!

  8. 8

    Your Amazing Race birthday party was a great idea! It looks like everyone had a lot of fun!

  9. 9

    LOVE IT! What a fantastic party. It's my absolute favorite show too! I've applied 5x, I'm hitting my dad up to apply with me next:)

  10. 10

    This was fantastic, Anna! Thanks, once again, for sharing such unique and imaginative ideas. :)

  11. 11

    Wow, thank you so much Anna! I can't believe my little dollar buckets got so much love. :) I grabbed a button already! Thanks again for hosting such a great party!

  12. 12

    My son is a HUGE Amazing Race fan. His birthday is coming up. This is a great idea for then! Of course he'll only be six!

  13. 13

    Those are some great pictures! I am your newest follower from the hop and look forward to reading more of your posts. I would love it if you could return the favor over athttp://mizzreviewlady-mommyreviews.blogspot.com/Thanks:)

  14. 14

    What a great idea for a birthday party! And I'm going to add your linky party to my linky page list on my blog.Also, please feel free to link this to my weekly Round Tuit party at:http://jembellish.blogspot.com/ Have a great week!Jill @ Creating my way to Success

  15. 15

    i LOVE LOVE LOVE the amazing race-it is the only thing i make it a point to watch, the only thing that makes sundays bearable is that i look forward to TAR. this birthday is genius, i NEED a cluebox! it's a shame you couldn't talk phil into making a guest appearance!

  16. 16

    Hey Anna! I linked up a couple posts. I also added your link party onto my text link list. If you want to add your button onto the button link above it (it makes sense if you see the page)… that would be great. So far I don't have any link ups on Sundays. http://www.organizewithsandy.com/links/Thanks!

  17. 17

    Ok girl! did you seriously do an amazing race party? that is so awesome I LOVE that show I gotta steal your idea for sure but ill give you credit thank you so much for sharing. I found your idea through the Organize and Decorate everything linky party. Come and say hi back I love bloggy friends. And please Vote for me on my blog thanks it only takes 2 seconds I promiseA mommy's life…with a touch of YELLOWtyandwhitneyulrich.blogspot.com

  18. 18

    I know… my second time here ;) I'd love for you to share your birthday party idea at my link party. So cool!

  19. 19

    We love the Amazing Race, too! This is an awesome idea–I am seriously bookmarking it! Thanks for sharing.

  20. 20

    Hi Anna! Thanks for linking to the party. This party is seriously the coolest party ever. So many fun ideas!

  21. 21

    What a FUN party idea! Thanks for linking up at Sassy Sites for our ffa party! Have a wonderful weekend! xoxo!!-Marni