Ok, I am going to run The Oil City 100. The race director was pretty crafty, just ignoring my withdrawal from the race.
I don't feel I really have a chance of finishing the race, but I will give it my all while running. It will be a nice change of trails to run on and I can encourage other runners out there.
Perhaps I can look at my schedule and see if I can make it over there for a run before the race and check out the course.
Tom is suggesting I focus on hill work in the month here before the race, and that sounds like a good plan for now.