The Amazing Race's 26th season will be the show's first all-dating couples edition, including five "blind date" teams. Click ahead to meet the racers.
Length of relationship: seven months
Ages: 24 and 31
Hometowns: Milwaukee, Wis., and Boston
Current occupations: Olympic athletes (Aly won a bronze in short track speed skating in Vancouver and Steven won two bronzes in bobsledding in Sochi.)
Length of relationship: seven years
Ages: 41 and 46
Hometowns: New York, N.Y.
Current occupations: group fitness trainer and New Kids on the Block member
Length of relationship: known for 20
years, dating for four
Ages: 57 and 49
Hometowns: McCall, Idaho, and Scottsdale, Ariz.
Current occupations: airline pilot and flight attendant
Length of relationship: known for 15
years, dating for 10
Ages: 25 and 26
Hometowns: Tuskegee, Ala.
Current occupations: medical support assistant and IT technician
Length of relationship: known for 10
years, dating for three
Ages: 30 and 28
Hometowns: Scarsdale, Ariz.
Current occupations: hairstylists
Length of relationship: two years
Ages: 26 and 29
Hometowns: Traverse City, Mich., and Kalkaska, Mich.
Current occupations: truck stop manager and pro wrestling promoter, and contract engineer
Blind date partner: Blair Townsend
Hometown: St. Petersburg, Fla.
Current occupation: registered nurse
Blind date partner: Hayley Keel
Hometown: Jacksonville, Fla.
Current occupation: Navy physician
Blind date partner: Jeffrey Weldon
Hometown: Las Vegas, Nev.
Current occupation: professional dancer
Blind date partner: Jackie Ibarra
Hometown: Tampa, Fla.
Current occupation: sales account executive
Blind date partner: Tyler Adams
Hometown: Los Angeles
Current occupation: talent booker
Blind date partner: Laura Pierson
Hometown: Santa Monica, Calif.
Current occupation: mobile app developer
Blind date partner: Jelani Roy
Hometown: Los Angeles
Current occupation: blogger and lawyer
Blind date partner: Jenny Wu
Hometown: New York, N.Y.
Current occupation: lawyer
Blind date partner: Kurt Jordan
Hometown: Sunnyvale, Calif.
Current occupation: human resources project manager
Blind date partner: Bergen Olson
Hometown: Butler, Ky.
Current occupation: pageant consultant