PURBECK Runners made light of rainy conditions as two of the club's members placed in the top four of the Dirty Devil Stampede at Bovington.

Simon Crabtree (pictured) was runner-up in 59:48 in the 15k race while Luke Elliott placed fourth (67:22).

A sizeable group of Purbeck athletes took part in the 5k, 10k and 15k races, which were contested on the tank training grounds.