In 1988, she won the Frankfurt Marathon with her personal best of 2:35:44 h total of three times she won the Stockholm Marathon ( 1993, 1996 and 1998). Three times she was national champion in the 5000 m, four times the 10,000 m, even in the half marathon and a total of seven times at various Cross Country distances.
In a marathon, the World Athletics Championships 1997 in Athens, she finished in 16th place.
- 5000 m: 15:45,98 min, August 10, 1986 Sandnes
- 10,000 m: 32:37,99 min, July 5, 1986, Oslo
- Half Marathon: 1:11:57 h, September 1, 1985, Oslo
- Marathon: 2:35:44 h, October 30, 1988, Frankfurt am Main
- Athlete portrait of Grete Kirkeberg at IAAF (English)
- Marathon runners
- Long-distance runner
- Athlete (Norway )
- Born in 1964