4 Things To Know About Shoes This Week

Boston Marathon Kicks Off Today

The 120th running of the Boston Marathon gets underway this morning, with the elite women’s runners hitting the course at 9:30 a.m. and the elite men’s taking off at 10 a.m. Brands from Adidas to New Balance have events and sneaker releases happening for the big event.

Earnings Season Kicks Into High Gear

Big names in footwear are releasing earnings this week, starting with Under Armour and Skechers reporting on Thursday. Fashion footwear label Steve Madden will report on Friday. Analysts are going to watch inventory levels and global growth.

Tribeca Wraps Sunday

The Tribeca Film Festival continues in New York City this week with big screenings planned through April 24.

Nike To Release Soccer Pack

Nike debuts a four-sneaker soccer collection on Thursday. The four sneakers include new designs re-engineered for everyday wear. The Hypervenom, the Tiempo, Flyknit Magista and Mercurial get an update. The Tiempo gets a leather upper, and the Hypervenom and Mercurial get a flexible Nike Free outsoles.

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