Let's start the new year with a quick review on 2017:
- number of races: 397 (+)
- organising clubs: 110 (+)
- distinct runners: 16806 (+)
- participations: 62719 (+)
- countries: 5 (=)
- runner's nationalities: 47 (-)
2018 will become the year of XML following the latest IOF v3 standard; starting with improved Splitsbrowser display already in the current release, [better] data exchange with more third-party systems will be a continuous process.