Picky, Paula, Making Our Way Across the Pond

Picky, Paula, Making Our Way Across the Pond

Our expansion into international markets has been one part patience, one part hard work, and another part lucky timing, with about 75 miles of tight, windy learning curves along...

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Week Seven: Derailed

Week Seven: Derailed

ALTERNATE TITLE: How to Deal When Everything Falls Apart (and it’s only partially your own damn fault). A good way to start this story would be to say “It all started with...

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Week Six: The One with LeBron

Week Six: The One with LeBron

Holy crap, we’re halfway there. In terms of this week’s workout, halfway felt like there was still forever and a half ways to go. As far as race day is concerned, I’d appreciate...

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Week Four: On Competing

Week Four: On Competing

Tuesday night I got a text while sitting on the couch eating a quesadilla, flipping through tv channels. "Wanna play volleyball tonight? We need a sub!" I thought about my...

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Week Three: Vegetarian Cheesesteak

Week Three: Vegetarian Cheesesteak

If week three is too early to start feeling worn down, I might be in trouble. My weekly mileage finally exceed the race distance though so maybe these heavy legs and growing...

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Week Two: Little Victories

Week Two: Little Victories

They say getting started is the hardest part. I’d agree, if you add “and not getting so frustrated by the painstakingly slow rate of progress that you say eff it and quit halfway...

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There’s a New Chef in the Kitchen!

There’s a New Chef in the Kitchen!

Co-founder and recipe brains Lauren Fleshman shares some Picky history, future plans, and introduces Elyse Kopecky as our new Lead of Product Development...

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Jesse’s 2016 CEO Recap

Jesse’s 2016 CEO Recap

Whenever I get an opportunity to reflect back on all that’s happened in a year, I always need to remind myself of why the hell I (and we, collectively as Picky Bars) are here

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Points of View from Ironman Kona

Points of View from Ironman Kona

Race reports are a dime a dozen these days, so we thought we'd share a few different angles to the Ironman Kona story. Racer, newbie, industry pro, and a toddler all recap their...

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A Tale of Two Race Day Nutrition Plans

A Tale of Two Race Day Nutrition Plans

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness” Dickens may have written that about two cities during a national

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Steepling Lawrence Sisters at Olympic Trials

Steepling Lawrence Sisters at Olympic Trials

We sat down with our in-house steeplechase sister superstars, Collier and Mel Lawrence, to get a feel for their mindset heading into the 2016 Olympic Trials – Collier’s second

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Picky Bars 2016 Olympic Trials Schedule

Picky Bars 2016 Olympic Trials Schedule

The Track and Field Olympic Trials are once again in Eugene Oregon, a short drive over the Cascades from our home in Bend. We have our history and heart rooted in the sport

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