Hi RunChris, and welcome to the forums.
We cannot guarantee that you will have a great run at the end of the 1st training cycle, however we can say that we will get you on the road to success for future endeavours
Christmas is always a tough time of the year to train.
The most important days are 3, 5 and 8, and hopefully you able to do that training in sequence. Starting on a Thursday
Take your 4k time and with this article: 10k Program Tips
work out your pace
when you start, keep the 1st x 2k relaxed and focus on the last one.
Your main aim is to finish the sessions, so get confidence from doing this
The race will take care of itself, above all, enjoy the challenge