I’d say it depends on how bad the flare up is and how well you are able to resolve it.
I had a minor issue with mine two weeks before a four and a half hour gravel race apparently due to doing two minutes of body weight squats in the morning and evening. Pretty traditional overuse injury. I stopped the squats and did the stretch a few times a day (first stretch shown in the link below), and did a little icing and elevation. It was still noticeable enough a week out from the event that I considered cancelling but by the day before it felt fine and it was fine during the event and hasn’t bothered me since. I’m still doing the stretch most days (it doesn’t hurt so I forget) and it seems completely cleared up.
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