Preliminary results for the 2016 running of The Ring. Congratulations to all the participants for taking on this challenging event. 31 of 53 starters finished the race, and 24 of them are new members of the Fellowship of The Ring! First overall finisher was Kathleen Cusick, who pulled away late from Grace Fisher to win with a time of 17:22. Third female was Gaynor Bourgeois, who ran a strong race while finishing 10th overall. First male finisher was Jake Rankinen, followed by a late-closing Jeff Garstecki. Jeff overtook 5th place finisher and 3rd male Andrew Thomas late in the race. 18 of the finishers completed The Ring in under 24 hours.