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The Maratime Magazine
Marathon Coach Club Magazine

Fall/Winter 2014

Welcome to The Maratime online, the official magazine of Marathon Coach Club International. On this site you will find the latest news from the club and Marathon Coach, including: rally reviews and upcoming event itineraries, various messages from the club's management team, as well as information from Marathon Coach.

News from Marathon Coach

News from Marathon Coach

by Steve Schoellhorn

As fall departs, thankfully we’ve been very busy at Marathon this year. If you watch the hit show “Extreme RVs,” you might have seen us on the Travel Channel over the summer. A special thank you to Dave and Misty Younce for their willingness to participate, their great ideas and their generosity in sharing their coach. One aspect that made coach #1210 extreme enough to draw the attention of a TV show was its incredible...

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Message from the Club

Message from the Club

by Ken Byrtus

Boy, what a wonderful year we’ve been having. I hope you were able to take some fun outings in your coach this year. It seems every time Gina and I take our bus out we discover something new about it, and we’re on our fourth...

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“South Dakota Black Hills” Rally Review

With a humongous stuffed buffalo guarding the entryway to the club’s rally registration room on Monday morning, September 15, attendees knew they were in the rugged Black Hills of South Dakota! And though the surrounding area received eight inches of snow just four days earlier, the weather for the...

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Marathon Show Coach 1217

Take a Tour of Marathon Show Coach #1217: Sophisticated and Exotic

Already the center of attention, Marathon Show Coach #1217 is the perfect blend of the sophisticated and the exotic. Combining timeless design and extraordinary detailing, this Marathon coach, converted on a Prevost X3-45 double-slide chassis, is nothing short of stunning. And with 89 inches of interior headroom, even ...

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You Don’t Have to Choose with Marathon’s Innovative Bunks-to-Wardrobe Feature

You Don’t Have to Choose with Marathon’s Innovative Bunks-to-Wardrobe Feature

by Alice Nelson

At Marathon, we believe that the comfort of guests and additional storage space shouldn’t be an either/or. Even though bus conversions and Class A motorhomes can run as long as 45-feet, overnight guests are still often left in the cold, sleeping on a converted sofa, or worse, a dinette. Unlike many motorcoaches where overnight guests or family members are a mere afterthought, Marathon Coach has a revolutionary new feature that provides bunk beds, each with its own audio/visual system, so everyone has his or her own space. The innovation comes along when traveling without guests. With the press...

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Cold Weather Camping

Cold Weather Camping

Meet Gary and Alice Nelson. The same sense of adventure that had this fascinating couple flying their single-engine Cessna across the North Atlantic, exploring Greenland and Iceland on their way to Europe, now has them reveling in cross-country, dry-camping ...

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The Fogarty's, A Families Adventure

The Fogarty's, A Families Adventure

After 442 days on the road, the Fogarty family has returned to their home base in St. Louis, Mo. Middle child Grace wanted to visit all 49 states and earn at least 50 Junior Ranger badges in National Parks and Monuments. Forty-nine states and 27,512 bus miles later, ...

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Crestron. Robust, High Technology for Your Marathon Coach

Crestron. Robust, High Technology for Your Marathon Coach

Marathon might not come to mind when thinking of high-tech medical facilities, stadiums and military applications, but it should. These same Crestron systems used by the most technically advanced facilities and corporations are also featured in Marathon coaches. “This is the same automation technology you might see in university lecture halls, hospitals and surgical ...

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Marathon Show Coach 1225

Marathon Show Coach #1225: X3-45 Double Slide

Envision a motorcoach with unrivaled charm inspired by America’s most beautiful natural wonders and you have a glimpse at Marathon Coach #1225. The epitome of refinement, this coach is built on a Prevost X3-45 chassis, providing an interior headroom ...

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Marathon Coach Club Reunion Rally in Las Vegas

Marathon Coach Club Reunion Rally in Las Vegas!

April 20-25, 2015

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Québec City Rally

Québec City Rally

September 14-19, 2015
Rally Fee TBD / Detailed Itinerary TBA

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Coloring Contest

Coloring Contest

Recently, Marathon employees, family members and the public at large were invited to embark on a creative adventure as we hosted our first Paint Design Contest for Kids (of all ages)...

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M Exterior Creations: Garnering Attention and Turning Heads

M Exterior Creations: Garnering Attention and Turning Heads

The superb artistry of the M Exterior Creations team has caught the attention of motorcoach enthusiasts worldwide. It takes more than state-of-the-art equipment and the highest quality materials to create a coach exterior that’s truly a work of art. It takes talented artisans with unrivaled passion and...

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Tailgating Marathon Coach Style

Tailgating Marathon Coach Style

Die hard sports fans know that tailgating is about more than burgers and beer; it’s the ultimate sporting social event. As Marathon owners, you know that your home is where you park it, and tailgating season creates some of the most interesting neighborhoods around....

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