I am not a doctor, and I do not play one on TV. But I think, no matter what the injury, you should let it heal completely before starting any training, especially marathon training... otherwise you are just asking to get further along in your training before something else happens. Either the original problem or another one because you are compensating (altering your stride) and stressing another part of your leg/back/foot/knee whatever. If this is your first try at the marathon this probably goes double. Even for the half marathon (and you have that scheduled fairly soon) you will probably need to ramp up your miles quickly from zero and that just sets you up for more problems.
So, best suggestion, heal, get your shoes checked at a REAL running store, cross-train, ramp up slowly and plan for fall races instead.
If you've done several other marathons and have been a runner for years, I might be tempted to say cross-train till the ankle improves and ramp up to less than what you usually do. But if you try that as a novice marathoner I would also tell you to plan on crashing big time at some point before or during the marathon. Then the recovery will be longer and the feeling of frustration much more severe.
Some people can run 3-4 days a week, jump into 3 months of training and do well in the marathon. Others take closer to a year to allow their bodies time to gain strength in all the ligaments, tendons & muscles. Enjoy the training as that is the learning/school and the marathon itself is just graduation day.
Let us know how it goes, good luck, -Rita
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