Converse runners & Arthur Lydiard Posted on July 20, 2013 by admin These running shoes were popular in their day as a well padded but lightweight running shoe. they were the result of a collaboration between the famous running coach, Arthur Lydiard and Converse. See the Running Heros entry Famous Words of Inspiration..."The greatest destroyer of peace is abortion, because if a mother can kill her own child what is left for me to kill you and you to kill me? There is nothing between." Mother Teresa — Click here for more from Mother Teresa No related posts.