Thanks for your responses. I haven't managed to see anyone yet but have an appointment with a physio next week. Foot still aches but a lot less than a few days ago.
Martenkay, thanks for your post. Was helpful to prod aaround my foot, there definitely is a tender spot in the hollow space between ankle and cuboid. Not sure about orthotics as I've run for 20 years without them but will see what advice I get.
Anyone got experience with lateral foot pain? I went for a run on Tuesday evening with no problems. Later that night I got up off the sofa and had a sharp pain in my foot. Two days later it still hurts to walk or weight bare and foot has a dull ache when resting. Pain is on the outside and top of foot around the cuboid bone and radiates to the little toe and ankle when walking. Questions is what to do next? Watch and wait for a few days? See GP? Though o suspect they'd just tell me to rest See hospital and try and get x-Ray? (I'm pretty sure it's not a stress fracture as, although it hurts it doesn't feel painful enough to be broken) See physio? See podiatrist? I'd quite like yo get it sorted as I'm supposed to be doing a half in 2.5 weeks. Thanks
There's also the Shades marathon training thread. I just got a pb at Brighton following the basic plan which has three runs a week and an optional 4th. I intended to do more cross training but was massively pressed for time due to work this winter.
I barely broke 30 miles per week at the max and still took 12 mins off my previous time.