Retro Ad From October 1985, The Converse Athena

“Until now, serious women runners really didn’t fit anywhere.”

This just goes to show you that running shoe brands have been making women’s specific fits for a long time, even though certain brands advertise otherwise.

Converse Athena Circa October 1985
Converse Athena Circa October 1985

It’s interesting to see that Converse had a serious approach to technical running footwear in the past. Converse is of course better known for Chuck Taylors. Leave a comment!