The final four got to go home for 30 days. But like the last time everybody went home for a while on the March 17th episode, they all had to run marathons. The big difference this week- they had to do ENTIRE marathons, which is about 26 miles worth of running. Each contestant that finished it successfully won $10,000 for their charity.
Ron's knee pains got to him five miles into the marathon.
Early on in Tara's run, Season 5 winner Ali Vincent ran next to her.
Last season's winner, Michelle Aguilar, then ran next to Helen.
Bernie Salazar, who won $100,000 on the Season 5 finale, ran next to Mike.
Everybody wound up finishing the marathon, although Ron had to overcome some dehydration and blood sugar problems to do so.
Ron: 279 lbs, 10 pounds lost, 3.46% (His final at-ranch weight loss total is 151 pounds!)
Mike: 214 lbs, 10 pounds lost, 4.46% (His final, all-time record weight loss total while on the ranch is 174 pounds!!!)
Helen: 147 lbs, seven pounds lost, 4.55% (She's lost a final total of 110 pounds while on the ranch and is the first finalist!)
For Tara Costa to definitely make it into the $250,000 Weigh-In, she needed to have lost at least eight pounds...
Tara: 159 lbs, 10 pounds lost, 5.92% (Her record final at-ranch weight loss total is 135 pounds!!!)
...yes with two pounds to spare!!
Now, it's time for you to vote on which of the Morellis should join Tara & Helen in the finals. Here are their phone numbers:
Voting will be open until 9:50 PM EST on Wednesday night.