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As we celebrate everything we’ve accomplished in the past 40 years, we want to recognise all the incredible work that’s gone on since 1982 by challenging you to complete 19.82 miles or km in support!

Taking part is simple:

  • Sign up using the form below.
  • Ask friends and family to sponsor you.
  • Walk, run, swim or hop 19.82 miles or km – find your own way to cover the distance!

Once you’ve signed up below, our friendly fundraising team will support you every step of the way.

Fundraising is quick and easy


It takes just two minutes to set up your JustGiving page and link it to our team page to kickstart your fundraising.

You can also can fundraise on Facebook! Simply set up your fundraising post and get those donations rolling in.


Your free T-shirt


Everyone who registers for the 19.82 challenge will receive a free Terrence Higgins Trust T-shirt!

Spread the word


You’re taking on amazing challenge to raise money to make positive change for people living with HIV around the UK – that’s something we think everyone should hear about.

Remember to include your fundraising link, tag @THTorguk on social media and use the hashtag #THT40

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)


Is there a minimum fundraising target?

No – you can choose your own fundraising goal.  We suggest a you set a goal as people are often most generous when they can see you are aiming for a certain amount - £100 is a great place to start! 

See where your money goes and what difference your support makes

What distance do I have to do?

You can complete the 19.82 Challenge in miles, or kilometres, or even set a target of 19.82 minutes, or hours if you prefer.  It’s your choice!

Do I have to complete the full distance in one go?

No.  You can complete the distance all in one go, or over a time period that suits you.

Is there a timeframe I need to complete my challenge in?

We suggest completing your challenge this summer, but you can do it anytime you like.

How should I complete the distance?

It’s completely up to you! You can run, walk, cycle, swim, dance or hop, or anything else you like!

We're here to help you


Got any questions or would just like a chat? Email us at [email protected] and we'll be in touch.