Tony Overbay

Overbay heads pack of 11 Lincoln runners in American River 50

Eleven runners from Lincoln participated in last weekend’s American River 50-mile race and nine of them turned in times good enough to qualify for next year’s Western S ...

Thanks, smartphone; I don’t know how I got along without you

  As we made the left-hand turn onto a street that looked much like any other street in suburbia, my two youngest kids let out the four words that have become clichés ...

GEMS to hold third annual 5k

  Budget cuts continue to threaten local schools and the Glen Edwards Middle School Association of Parents, Teachers and Students will help combat budget cuts by hosting a 5k ...

Three Lincoln runners drawn for Western States 100

Three Lincoln runners know what their New Year resolution is – running – a lot of running. Michael Fink (44), Jeffery Johnston (47) and Tony Overbay (43) have earned a ...

Running along history's trail

Three local men, all in their 40s, have been picked to take their place among nearly 400 runners who will compete in this summer’s Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run. Linc ...

Social media is here to stay

  “It’s Girl Scout cookie time.” This post was on the Facebook page for my neighborhood. My response was simple: “This is the single greatest reason ...

Time to confess and join the growing ranks

As my friend and I completed the reassembly of a little girl’s doll house for the fifth or sixth time, I lost count. We glanced at the table and saw two remaining screws. Th ...

We all can help prevent suicide by attending the June 23 mud run

A few weeks ago, my good friend Kelly Waterlyn asked if I could check out a property that had been loaned to her for an upcoming race. Kelly had shared with me her vision of the ra ...

Overbay to run again nonstop for 24 hours

Run for GEMS Quarter-mile fun run for kids When: 8:30 a.m. Saturday, May 5 Where: GEMS?Middle School track Cost: Free 5K run When: 9 a.m. Saturday, May 5 Where: Begins and ends at ...

Volunteer at elementary school; you'll feel smart

Hey you fathers out there, feeling a little overwhelmed? Maybe a little down in the dumps? Do I have the cure for you! Volunteer to be a Watch DOG at your kid’s school and, bef ...