My foot hurts. And from the self diagnosis that I am doing from the internet, it is most likely one of two things.
Extensor Tendinitis - which is inflammation of the tendon that runs along the top of your foot.
Or, it's a stress fracture.
So... I have a race in less than two weeks. What is your expert opinion that I should do? (Not that I can guarantee that I will listen - I've paid money and I don't like wasting it.)
Try to get in to a doctor right away (which kind of a doctor? Sports?)? Rest and cross-train all week and see how this weekend's 6 mile goes? Pop lots of ibuprofen? Try tying my shoes differently?
Here is where the pain is located:
It doesn't hurt all of the time... it feels like a bruise, actually.