These shoes are analogous to the "Chuck Clones", but they are more oriented to running instead of basketball. Many, if not all, shared design features that resembled adidas sneakers.
As I, and other readers of this site, remember generic running-type sneakers:
Converse produced a flat canvas track training shoe in the late 1960's and early 1970's. These were quite popular, even among jocks, who wore them to train for race day. Unless, of course, they wore high-top Chucks... don't laugh, some did!
An adidas knockoff complete with three stripes. Kyle, the individual who told me about Tiffs, remembered the following colorways:
Kyle said they were sold at Gemco (a now-defunct West Coast membership store) and even some grocery stores. He also said "they were very cheap and cheaply made."
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