Best Friends Kelly and Kate from Toronto are the Fourth Team Eliminated in Season 4 of CTV's THE AMAZING RACE CANADA

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TORONTO, July 27, 2016 /CNW/ - After leaving the Pit Start in first place, best friends Kelly and Kate fell behind the other teams in Skidegate and Prince Rupert, B.C. Complex puzzles proved to be challenging for the Toronto-based business partners, who quickly lost their lead to become the fourth team eliminated from THE AMAZING RACE CANADA at the North Pacific Cannery Pit Stop.

"After The Amazing Race [Canada], we believe that we can do anything together," Kelly said of her time running the race with her teammate. Kate went on to say, "This race has really opened our eyes to what the world has to offer. Most importantly, what Canada has to offer."

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Episode 405 Recap

The seven remaining teams travelled over 11,000 kilometres from the Pit Start in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Sandspit, on the islands of Haida Gwaii, British Columbia. Once there, they boarded a ferry to Skidegate in search of their next clue.  

At the Road Block, one member from each team was required to listen carefully to six storytellers in order to correctly identify six totem poles. Kristen finished the challenge first, seizing the lead for her team, with Ashley and Joel following closely behind. Jillian, Julie, and Yvette struggled and chose to work together to complete the challenge.

Teams then made their way to the Spirit Lake Trail, where they had to piece together two puzzles of contemporary Haida art. Some teams assembled their puzzles quickly, while Kelly and Kate had trouble piecing things together and left the challenge in last place.

First to complete their puzzles, Steph and Kristen kept their lead and set off to their next clue, which instructed them to take a sea plane from Queen Charlotte City to Prince Rupert. Upon finishing their puzzles, Jillian and Emmett stopped to help Julie and Lowell as a thank you for Julie's help in the previous task, but set off as soon as they saw Ashley and Joel complete their task.

At the second Road Block, one member from each team learned to maneuver a tiny dozer boat through a lane of floating logs in a log boom. In this task, they had to locate and deliver marked timber rafts to a dispatcher to receive their next clue. With teams Steph and Kristen and Jillian and Emmett still in the lead, teams Joel and Ashley, Frankie and Amy, Rita and Yvette, and Julie and Lowell all met at the log booms at the same time. Lowell's limited vision made it challenging to locate the marked logs, but he persevered and ultimately finished before Kelly and Kate.

The final clue led teams to Jon and the Pit Stop at the North Pacific Cannery in the nearby fishing village of Port Edward. After placing second in the three previous legs, Steph and Kristen finally arrived in time to grab a first place finish. They were awarded with a trip for two to New York City, with five nights' accommodation provided by Hotels.com. Kelly and Kate were the last team to arrive and were eliminated from the race.

Last night's episode encores this Saturday, July 30 at 8 p.m. ET/PT and Sunday, July 31 at 1 p.m. ET/PT on CTV and CTV GO. Visit CTV.ca to check local listings. Previous seasons of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA are available now on CraveTV.

Viewers can catch Steph and Kristen today (July 27) on ETALK (Weekdays at 7 p.m. ET) as they discuss being Team #1 in Prince Rupert on THE AMAZING RACE CANADA.

Viewers can catch Kelly and Kate live today (July 27) on 104.5 CHUM FM (Weekdays at 5:30 a.m. ET), CP24 BREAKFAST (Weekdays 5:30 a.m. ET, and Saturday and Sunday at 7 a.m. ET), THE MARILYN DENIS SHOW (Weekdays at 10 a.m. ET), and THE SOCIAL (Weekdays at 1 p.m. ET), as they discuss their elimination from THE AMAZING RACE CANADA.

Next Week:

On the next episode of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA (Tuesday, July 19 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on CTV and CTV GO), teams fly across the country to Hamilton, Ont. where they get a message from home. A Road Block sends some Racers airborne while others attempt to fly under the radar. And, a physically demanding adventure challenge leaves teams hanging.

The six remaining teams competing for THE AMAZING RACE CANADA are:

For more on THE AMAZING RACE CANADA, fans can visit CTV.ca/TheAmazingRaceCanada for exclusive content, including team videos, bios, full episodes, sneak peeks, and extras.

Leading sponsors for Season 4 of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA are Chevrolet and BMO. Returning sponsor Mentos, as well as first year brands Hotels.com, and MEC Canada also partner with the CSA-winning series.

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@BMO
@ChevroletCanada
@MentosUS 
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Facebook:
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Instagram:
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Racer Twitter Accounts: 
Joel – @JoelGround
Ashley – @ashcallingbull
Anthony and Brandon – @AnthonyaBrandon
Rita – @ritayakis
Yvette – @yyakis
Steph – @sleclair09
Kristen – @krlstenmckenzie
Julie and Lowell @JulieLowellCAN
Anne – @annemorrone
Tanya – @tanyamuzzatti
Stéphane – @StephTetreault
Antoine – @antoinetet
Kelly and Kate – @kelly_kateTO
Jillian – @JillianMacLaugh
Emmett – @emmettblois 
Frankie – @FrankieFenix74
Amy – @amygassler

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