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..."There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure." Colin Powell — Click here for more from Colin Powell No related posts.