ALEXANDER Hamilton raced to victory at the latest edition of Basingstoke Parkrun.

The Basingstoke and Mid Hants runner completed the 5km course around War Memorial Park in a personal best time of 16min 25sec to win.

Newbury AC’s Matt Pembroke also recorded a personal best to finish second, clocking 17:40, with Tim Ellis (Basingstoke and Mid Hants) a further three seconds back in third.

Chloe Blair (Newbury) was the fastest woman, clocking 20:20.

Basingstoke Parkrun is a free weekly event that takes place at 9am on Saturday mornings in War Memorial Park.

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