About KOUCH to 5K Training Program

Hyderabad Runners Empowers New Runners with KOUCH to 5K Training Program
Since its launch in 2015, the Hyderabad Runners KOUCH to 5K training program has helped over 5000 beginners start their running journey and adopt an active lifestyle.

Introducing Kouch25K, a Hyderabad Runners’ initiative designed to guide aspiring runners on their journey towards a healthy lifestyle.

Geared towards beginners, this program is perfect for anyone looking to begin their running journey but doesn’t know where to start.

Our team of experienced Mentors is dedicated to providing expert guidance, training plans, and a supportive community to ensure your success. With a focus on gradual progression, we prioritize building your endurance and fitness levels, ensuring that you never feel overwhelmed or discouraged.

Training Program Details –

  • Duration of the Program – 6 weeks
  • Start – Monday 15th July 2024
  • End – Saturday 24th Aug 2024
  • Weekly 3 Days (Mon, Wed & Sat or Tue, Thu &  Sat)
  • 6 AM to 7 AM (Across all locations)
  • Fee ₹ 800 inc taxes (fee is collected only for your confirmed entry to NMDC Hyderabad Marathon 5k Run)

The minimum age to register is 10 Years

Registration fee includes –

  • A confirmed entry to NMDC Hyderabad Marathon 2024 – 5k Run
  • NMDC Hyderabad Marathon 2024 – Official merchandise (Drifit Tee shirt) + Goodie bag + customised Bib
  • Post Run Finisher Medal & Refreshments

Training Program: Key Features and Benefits

  1. 6 weeks Professionally designed training program
  2. Expert guidance from very experienced runners & coaches
  3. Community Support
  4. Goal-Oriented Training
  5. Flexibility in Training
  6. Holistic Approach to Health & Fitness
  7. Injury Prevention Strategies
  8. Exclusive Program Merchandise and Swag like finisher medal
  9. Access to Running Resources
  10. Post-Program Support
  11. Exclusive Discounts  On Next Level Training
  12. Satisfaction Guarantee

Who should join Kouch to 5K?

  • Kouch to 5K is for everyone
  • Whether you’ve never run before or want to get a more active, easy way of getting fitter and healthier.
  • Aspiring to upgrade from a regular morning walk to running
  • Absolute newbies who want to cultivate an active lifestyle.
  • For those who are looking for a positive environment
  • Families who want to run together in a structured environment.

Note – If you have any health concerns we request you to get a clearance from Dr./ Family physician.


  • If you have any health concerns we request you to get a clearance from Dr./ Family physician.
  • In any case, if we don’t get the required minimum of 10 registrations, you will be clubbed with the nearest training location or will refund the fee.
  • Registration is non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • Entry fees to the parks are to be taken care of by participants.

Training Locations

Please note that apartment locations are only for residents, non-residents have to choose any of the public parks listed below. choose your nearest training location in the registration form.

Training will be held in the following locations 


Sno Location Access
1 Aparna Hill Park Only residents
2 BHEL Balanagar Open for all
3 BHEL, RC Puram Open for all
4 Botanical Gardens Open for all
5 EIPL Rivera Only residents
6 Hill Ridge Springs Gachibowli Only residents
7 Hitex Campus Open for all
8 KBR Park Open for all
9 L&T Serene County Only residents
10 Mansoorabad Pedda Cheruvu Open for all
11 Nallagandla Lake Open for all
12 RRC Secunderabad Open for all
13 Sanjeevaiha Park Open for all
14 SA Palm Meadows, Kompally Only residents
15 My Home Jewel Only residents
16 Shilparamam, Nagole Open for all
17 SMR Vinay Iconia Only residents