The 21km half marathon will kick off at 9am on Easter Monday (March 28), as well as a new additional shorter 10km shortly after, at Brunel University 's Uxbridge campus.
He said: "Give it all you've got, give them hell and good luck with the Hillingdon Half Marathon".
Nearly 600 people are expected to be at the startling line for this year's race, including Pardip Singh Minhas, who will take on the challenge dressed in an over-sized crocodile costume, while pushing his son's pram , to raise money for Revitalise.
James Shipley, race director, said: "We are very excited about the Hillingdon Half Marathon on Monday.
"This year we have an exciting new course for the half marathon, a new 10K race, a fantastic sponsor in Bird & Lovibond Solicitors plus an endorsement from Boris Johnson!
"It's going to be fantastic to see so many local athletes supporting the race and running off those post Easter chocolates."
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