Thanks for the replies guys.
1) The plan was actually to do circuits throughout the summer, to prepare me for the heavy lifting (which I intended to begin in the fall). Do you still think I should start lifting heavy in the summer.
2) I agree, and for the reasons you listed I don't intend to start running again until September.
3) Hmmm… I'm not sure about this one. I agree that intensive tempo and speed endurance will take care of leg depletion needs during the season, however since this is the offseason and I'm not doing any of that stuff is it really a bad idea?
4 and 5) I am currently working out a running plan, which I will post in it's entirety once I have completed it, however I'll give you the basic layout I intend on using.
September: Accel Dev and aerobic development
October: Accel Dev continued, but beginning to incorporate MaxV, and aerobic development, but beginning some more intensive/lactic interval work.
November MaxV emphasis and emphasis on intensive lactic work.
December MaxV still emphasized, but beggining to phase in some SE (primarily SE2) (thinking runs between 300 and 600 meters with 5 to 15 minutes rest, at high speeds (90-95%)
January MaxV still emphasized, similar SE work as December, although runs will start getting slightly faster with more recovery. Introduction of SE1
February Maintain MaxV while advancing SE. More SE1 in this month, high speed, high rests, for all SE. Towards the end of the month I'll start doing some race pace work in the 400, just as the icing on the cake for my main indoor competition at the beginning of march.
Main indoor competition is at beggining of March, so I'll try to peak for that. I haven't really planned beyond that (ie for the outdoor season).
So what do you guys think of that?