God help us if we're using David Brent philosophy to get us round!!
CheesyRider - many many thanks for doing the aid station bit.
Booktrunk - you WILL do it!!
Although I'm in a similar boat, my hip flexor is still pretty dire, but the physio has suggested it is loose enough. I'm just going out and if the leg holds, I will finish, if it goes, I'm stopping. I want that finish though! Either way I will not be going on a recovery run on Monday!
Your 3rd spur might take you longer than that - maybe go for 8 hrs. And there's a few "lumps" near Whitchurch - nothing drastic, but at that stage, you'll feel it. And some steps going over the railway! But the rest of spur 4 is pancake flat.
runwiththewind: I did an ultra last year of 50K which was labelled "beginners" - although a lot of people use it as just a nice summer ultra. It's 50K/30 miles-ish, no cut off time, so no pressure, and pretty nice scenery and should be a good gauge for how your training is going: