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 statistics on sanity are that one out of every four Americans are suffering from some form of mental illness. Think of your three best friends. If they're okay, then it's you." Rita Mae Brown — Click here for more from Rita Mae Brown No related posts.