Blog - Marathon Coach
Staying Comfortable in Marathon Coach #1201. Randy, Dawn and a Marathon Coach Ep.54
1 July

Get some tips from Randy and Dawn about staying comfortable in a luxury coach in this informative episode. Filming from premier luxury RV resort Hearthside Grove in Petoskey, Michigan, Randy and Dawn step into Marathon Show Coach #1201 to offer some tips and tricks for keeping cool in a Marathon coach. Listen in as Randy…

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Learning Your Luxury RV (1314). Marathon Mondays w/Mal Ep.174
30 June

Marathon Coach #1314 has been sold, and Mal, along with co-host Dave Bash, discuss customizations and the process of learning how to use your luxury RV. Follow Mal and Dave on a walkthrough of Show Coach #1314, a 2020 double-slide luxury coach built on the Prevost H3 chassis. Get a close look at the artistry…

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Travel Photography – Advice from the Best
30 June

Travel changes us, changes the way we look at the world, even if it’s just our corner of it. Digital and phone cameras alike offer an avenue to capture these moments, to share them and to…

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Luxury Coach Hearthside Grove (MI). Randy, Dawn and a Marathon Coach Ep.53
24 June

Randy and Dawn have returned to their luxury coach home base in Hearthside Grove in Petoskey, Michigan. With restrictions lifting in Michigan, Randy and Dawn have finally been able to return to Hearthside Grove, the premier luxury RV park in northern Michigan they call home for much of the season. Get the scoop on their…

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New X3 Walkthrough (1324). Marathon Mondays w/Mal Ep.173
22 June

Mal gives a walkthrough of Marathon Show Coach #1324, the new Prevost X3 model bus conversion from Marathon Coach. Marathon has not only built the first luxury RV on the new Prevost X3 chassis (Show Coach #1317), but now also, the second. See Show Coach #1324 in all its splendor as Mal begins with the…

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New Prevost X3 Luxury RV: 2021 Marathon Show Coach #1324
18 June

Marathon Coach’s newest 2021 luxury RV off the production line is only the industry’s second bus conversion to be built on the new Prevost X3 chassis (the first was Marathon Coach #1317). Marathon Show Coach #1324 has arrived and is showing off its classic stainless siding, dipped lovingly in ebony and pearl, with bold swirls…

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Luxury RV Lake Erie. Randy, Dawn and a Marathon Coach Ep.52
17 June

Randy and Dawn visit the new Hearthside Grove luxury RV park taking shape in Ohio, along the south shore of Lake Erie. The original Hearthside Grove in Petoskey, Michigan, has been a home base for Randy and Dawn for years. Now, get a first look at Hearthside Grove Lake Erie, a beautiful new luxury RV…

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The New X3 Model: Powerful Engineering
16 June

The first in the industry to feature Prevost’s new X3 chassis, Marathon Coach continues to drive the industry with no end in sight. Debuted in February at the Prevost Motorhome Expo in West Palm Beach, Florida,…

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Pre-owned Luxury RV (1240). Marathon Mondays w/Mal Ep.172
15 June

With only 35,000 miles on the engine, pre-owned Marathon Show Coach #1240 is a luxury RV with incredible value. From the exterior bay slide-outs to the mosaic tile in the shower, every last detail of Show Coach #1240 – built on the Prevost X3 chassis – exudes ease and elegance. Enjoy a floorplan that includes…

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Marathon is buying pre-owned Marathons!
15 June

With interest in RVing accelerated and the resulting strong sales, we’re experiencing a low inventory situation. Because of this, we’re ready to buy pre-owned Marathons outright. This is a great opportunity for those who have coaches that have been sitting idle for whatever reason. If you’re interested in selling your Marathon, please contact your…

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Taking #1201 on the Road. Randy, Dawn and a Marathon Coach Ep.51
10 June

Randy and Dawn prep Marathon Coach #1201 and take it on the road to Michigan. With restrictions lifted in Michigan, Randy and Dawn travel by air from Grand Rapids to Marathon Coach in San Antonio, Florida, to pick up Show Coach #1201 and drive it back north to Hearthside Grove. Get updates from their travels…

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Luxury RV Walkthrough (0825). Marathon Mondays w/Mal Ep.171
8 June

Get a walkthrough of Marathon Coach #0825, a new arrival on consignment at the World Headquarters in Coburg, Oregon. Enjoy this impromptu tour through a newly consigned luxury coach built in 2004 on the Prevost H3 model chassis. With two slide-outs, Marathon Coach #0825 has only 137,000 miles on its Detroit Diesel engine and was…

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Kevin Harvick wins in Atlanta for second victory of the season
8 June

Congratulations to Marathon coach owner Kevin Harvick for his victory at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday. Harvick was dominant in the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500, leading a race-high 151 of 325 laps for his…

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Randy’s Tools for the Road. Randy, Dawn and a Marathon Coach Ep.50
3 June

With stay-at-home restrictions lifting in Michigan, Randy and Dawn are preparing to get back on the road. Find new and pre-owned luxury motorhomes for sale at http://www.marathoncoach.com. Get the inside scoop on Randy and Dawn’s travel plans, including a trip to Florida to pick up Show Coach #1201, as well as some of Randy’s tools…

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Luxury Coach Details (1300). Marathon Mondays w/Mal Ep.170
1 June

The new owners of Marathon Show Coach #1300 personalize the luxury details before delivery. Find new and pre-owned luxury motorhomes for sale at http://www.marathoncoach.com. See a rare and informative interview with interior designer Brenda Kraft as she and Mal discuss a collaboration with the new owners regarding changes to décor and materials before the coach…

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Chase Elliott gets victory at Charlotte
29 May

Congratulations to Marathon coach owner Chase Elliott on his victory Thursday night at the Alsco 500 at Charlotte! The win was Elliott’s first of the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series, and also his first at the…

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Luxury RV Memorial Day (Douglas, MI). Randy, Dawn and a Marathon Coach Ep.49
27 May

In this luxury RV Memorial Day episode, Randy and Dawn thank those who’ve served and sacrificed, and share some lovely footage of their cozy hometown of Douglas, Michigan. Douglas is a small town on the waterfront of Lake Michigan, dotted with American flags, boats on the harbor and boutique shops and restaurants – a graceful…

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Luxury RV Holiday Bays (1321). Marathon Mondays w/Mal Ep.169
25 May

For the Memorial Day holiday weekend, enjoy a luxury RV exploration of the incredibly spacious and versatile bays on Marathon Show Coach #1321. Show Coach #1321 has been dubbed the “blacked out” coach due to its blacked out grill, tires, rub rails, mirrors and other external features. In this pre-recorded holiday episode, join Mal for…

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Marathon Coach Luxury RV Service Spotlight: Joe Stefanczuk
21 May

The Marathon Coach Service Spotlight Series continues with Joe Stefanczuk, Service Manager at Marathon Coach Florida. During his 22 years with Marathon Coach, it’s always been important for Joe Stefanczuk to keep people informed about what’s happening at Marathon Coach Florida, and in this video he is hard at work doing just that at the…

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Properly Wash Your Luxury RV. Randy, Dawn and a Marathon Coach Ep.48
20 May

As travel in Michigan remains restricted, Randy and Dawn offer this informative video on how to properly wash your luxury RV. Whether you are sheltered in place or getting ready to hit the road again, there’s no time like the present to wash your luxury coach. In ep.48, narrated by Randy, get procedures from the…

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Kevin Harvick earns 50th career victory at Darlington Raceway in first NASCAR race of 2020
18 May

Congratulations to Marathon coach owner Kevin Harvick for his victory in “The Real Heroes 400” – NASCAR’s first Cup Series race since the coronavirus pandemic caused a 10-week racing layoff. The names of health care…

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Best Value Luxury RV (0836). Marathon Mondays w/Mal Ep.168
18 May

Join Mal for a walkthrough of Marathon Coach #0836 – what he’s calling the best value for a pre-owned luxury RV you can find. A 2004 luxury bus conversion that was built on the Prevost XLII chassis with two slide-outs, Marathon Coach #0836 has had only one owner, has been extremely well maintained and has…

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Marathon Coach Luxury RV Service Spotlight: Greg Kimball
15 May

The Marathon Coach Service Spotlight Series begins with Greg Kimball, 32-year veteran employee at Marathon and luxury RV jack-of-all-trades. When it comes to servicing and/or upgrading your luxury coach, Greg Kimball does it all – woodworking, cabinetry, solid surfaces, and anything else you can think of that gets manufactured and installed into a Marathon. Get…

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“Blacked Out” Luxury RV (1321): Randy, Dawn and a Marathon Coach Ep.47
13 May

Randy and Dawn share a virtual walkthrough of a luxury RV – Marathon Coach #1321, also known as the “blacked out coach.” Remaining sheltered in place in Michigan for now, Randy and Dawn show gorgeous footage of the newest spec coach on the lot at the World Headquarters in Coburg, Oregon. 2021 Marathon Show Coach…

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Pre-Owned Prevost XLII Luxury RV: Marathon Coach #0836
12 May

Built with two slide-outs on the Prevost XLII chassis in 2004, Marathon Coach #0836 is as enduring as it is unique – and your perfect introduction to the luxury RV lifestyle. In the exterior paint, revel in the soft golds, metallic taupes and subtle ghost flames, offset by ebony bands and the distinctive stainless siding…

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Luxury RV Remodel II (0610). Marathon Mondays w/Mal Ep.167
11 May

Phase one of the much-anticipated remodel of Marathon Coach #0610 is complete – see how a luxury RV can be reimagined by the owners. You’ve seen the “Before” video of Marathon Coach #0610 in episode 151 of Marathon Mondays with Mal. Now, see the “After” video, as Mal walks us through…

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Make a Statement with Bamboo Flooring: Elegant and Rugged
6 May

Despite being constantly underfoot, flooring stands tall as one of the most noticeable features when people enter a coach. For those who value both longevity and making an unforgettable first impression, when it comes to…

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Luxury RV Lockdown (Michigan). Randy, Dawn and a Marathon Coach Ep.46
6 May

Like so many, Randy and Dawn are in lockdown in their home state of Michigan, pausing their luxury RV adventures to keep themselves and their community safe. Tune in to ep.46 see what’s ahead. With lockdown a reality for so many during this time and travel restricted all over the country, Randy and Dawn offer…

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Posh Pre-Owned Luxury Coach: Marathon Show Coach #1210
6 May

Amenities abound in this exceptional pre-owned luxury coach built on the Prevost H3 chassis in 2014. Marathon Show Coach #1210 boasts all the creativity and craftsmanship you’ve come to expect from Marathon Coach, along with a few surprises. Top-of-the-line engineering comes standard in every Marathon, finely displayed by the five midship bunks – one of…

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Luxury RV Drive/Tour (1309). Marathon Mondays w/Mal Ep.166
4 May

Join Mal for a luxury RV test drive and walkthrough tour of Marathon Show Coach #1309 at the World Headquarters in Coburg, Oregon. On a beautiful day at Camp Marathon, step into Marathon Coach #1309 and get a true feel for the ultra-quiet and super-smooth ride offered by the Prevost H3 model chassis as well…

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