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Kristine Lilly: Slowing my pace

Originally Published: April 12, 2012
By Kristine Lilly | Special to espnW

This is the second in a series of blogs from former U.S. soccer player Kristine Lilly, who is running in the Boston Marathon on Monday to raise money for Boston Children's Hospital.

Training for a marathon is much different than soccer training.

Marathon training involves three to four months of running, running and more running -- with varying distances, of course. And all that running prepares your body for a 26.2-mile jaunt that only 1 percent of the world's population ...

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