Teenager Brown edged out City of Plymouth’s Matthew Bradley by just two seconds in the festive-themed event.
Brown finished in 10 minutes exactly, with Bradley clocking 10.02 minutes and his Plymouth team-mate Ashley Smith taking third in 10.14.
Birchfield’s Daniel Watling was fourth in 10.20, with Jacob Pierpoint fifth in 10.34.
Plymouth University’s Lilly Hawkins was first women home in 11.39 minutes, with Plymouth Harriers’ Jane Allison second in 11.55 and Erme Valley schoolgirl Olivia Travers third in 12.51.
An impressive 168 athletes finished the run with mince pies and spot prizes handed out to mark the last event before Christmas.
Full results can be found HERE.